Oscar Pereiro 2

2006 Tour runner-up Oscar Pereiro has hit back at allegations of him testing positive in the 2006 Tour de France and that he has no need for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) certificate for banned drug salbutamol by saying that it?s all due to a ?massive misunderstanding.? - and computer problems at his doctor?s surgery.

A report in Thursday?s evenings edition of Le Monde claiming that Pereiro had ?tested positive for a banned drug.? during the 2006 Tour and accusing him of not supplying important medical documents provoked uproar in Spain, and Pereiro hastily convened a press conference to explain exactly what was going on.

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