Kloden named in German doping investigation

Andreas Kloden Tour de France 2007 st 10

A 60-page report detailing the illicit doping practices of riders in the German-based T-Mobile team from 1995 to 2007 has implicated current Astana rider Andreas Kloden, among others.

According to an in-depth article published by German magazine Der Spiegel, T-Mobile team doctors Lothar Heinrich and Andreas Schmid have been found to be responsible for systematic doping over a 12 year period, during which riders were given illegal performance-enhancing substances and blood transfusions.

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