The police arrested two people whose identities have yet to be determined to detect methods and illegal substances banned in professional cycling competitions.
According to data collected by TVI / CNN, these two elements belong to the cycling structure of the W52-FC Porto team, which did not appear at the start of the 3rd stage of the “O Jogo” Grand Prix this Sunday.
In a statement issued this Sunday, PJ says prosecutors were involved in the two arrests that led to the two arrests mentioned above, and several dozen home searches and searches were conducted in several different areas of the country. managers, athletes and facilities.
“Various substances and clinical equipment used in the training of athletes that affected their sports performance were seized during the investigation,” the document said, adding that “the police operation had a total of about 120 units in the North and Central and South National Anti-Corruption Units. The forensic departments of Vila Real and Guarda also cooperated with the Portuguese Anti-Doping Authority.
Detainees are present at the first judicial interrogation in order to apply the coercive measures deemed necessary. The investigation continues in secret.