Italian cyclist Danilo Di Luca was on Thursday banned for life after testing positive for the banned blood booster erythropoietin (EPO) before this year's Tour of Italy.The punishment was meted out by the Italian Olympic Committee (Coni).Di ... FULL ARTICLE AT France 24
Danilo Di Luca (born January 2, 1976) is an Italian professional road racing cyclist for UCI Professional Continental team L.P.R. Brakes. Di Luca won the 2005 UCI ProTour, the 2007 Giro d'Italia and the Giro di Lombardia in 2001 and Liège-Bastogne-Liège in 2007.
Born in Spoltore, province of Pescara, Di Luca began his professional career in 1998 in the Riso Scotti team. He showed talent by winning... Full Article At Wikipedia.org