Bjarne Riis

The 1996 Tour de France champion, in 2007 the then retired Riis admitted he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career. Despite his frank admission, the UCI have not removed him as the official winner of the 1996 Tour de France. Riis remains involved in cycling in his role as the manager of the Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank team.

Photo by Getty Images Oct 23, 2012

Cycling's Hall of Shame

We take a look at some of the most infamous cycling figures from the last two decades.

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  1. Raymond12:57pm Wednesday 30th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Even the authorities have said they believe Contadors ingestion was accidental and did not aide him at all, but still had to ban him. I don't like the guy, but think he was hard done by.

  2. Tjocorda01:02pm Tuesday 15th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Tyler Hamilton - you're a rat; literally.