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Top SA cyclist admits to doping charge

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Cape Town - The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) has charged professional cyclist, Kevin Evans, with doping after identifying serious irregularities in his Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) - a profile of the athlete’s blood parameters*.

The SAIDS’s Expert Panel and an independent, international ABP expert reviewed Evans' blood profile and unanimously concluded that the profile was indicative of doping.

As per the ABP regulations, the athlete was afforded an opportunity to provide documented medical evidence that could explain the irregularities in his blood profile.

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