British rider Dan Staite banned after testing positive for EPO

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British Cycling has confirmed that Dan Staite has tested positive for EPO and an aromatase inhibitor - a drug used in cancer treatment.

Staite, who rode for the Cycles Dauphin Racing Team early in the year, was tested after the Roy Thame Cup, a National B event in Buckinghamshire, on March 13 and the urine sample showed traces of both banned drugs.

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