Originally Posted by jonnythan
But they didn't actually catch him. There are still no samples from his Tour championships that have tested positive for doping.
That doesn't seem to be quite correct, according to this and similar articles at the time:
However, I still think this retroactive stuff going back years should not be allowed. Why not go back all the way to Merckx (who actuall was caught at least three times) and try to get some people to testify against him?
Interesting read: Confessions of a drug pedlar