Emanuele Sella Giro 2008 stage 20

Italian climber Emanuele Sella has been banned for just 12 months for a positive test for CERA after co-operating with investigators and naming his suppliers.

27 year-old Sella tested positive for the third generation blood-boosting CERA in July after the UCI did a targeted out of competition test on the former CSF Group-Navigare team rider.

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