Tour de France 2007 Astana jersey

The Astana cycling team was plagued by doping scandals during 2007, but in an attempt to clean up their act and secure invites to major races in 2008, new team manager Johan Bruyneel has announced a strict in-house anti-doping system supervised by Rasmus Damsgaard.

The Danish anti-doping expert currently runs CSC's in-house testing system, and according to a press release issued by the Astana team, will now also test the Astana riders for EPO, growth hormones and homologous blood transfusions by taking urine and blood samples during the season.

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