Source Pravda.Ru

Tyler Hamilton losing his gold medal

Olympic time trial champion Tyler Hamilton was suspended by his Phonak team on Wednesday after failing two doping tests.

Hamilton, 33, tested positive after his Athens victory on August 19 and again after a time trial at the Vuelta in Spain on September 18.

The &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/world/2003/01/11/41903.html' target=_blank>tests showed that he had allegedly received illegal blood tranfusions to boost performance.

The team said he would remain suspended until proceedings are completed, reports CNN News.