Federation blames failed drug test on food supplement
BERLIN (Reuters) -- The disciplinary committee of the German Cycling Federation (BRD) on Monday cleared German rider Andreas Kappes of doping charges.
Kappes, 34, tested positive for the anabolic steroid nandrolone at the German track championships last July in Hamburg.
Tests performed in a Cologne laboratory later found nandrolone in a food supplement he had taken.
"Unless the executive committee of the BRD has any objection to this decision, the case is over," BRD acting general secretary Karsten Schuetze said after Monday's meeting.
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