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Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes (front C) is surrounded by media as he leaves a courthouse on the first day of the high-profile Operacion Puerto doping trial in Madrid, January 28, 2013. The trial of Fuentes and others accused for their involvement in a doping ring in professional cycling began on Monday, nearly seven years after Spanish police seized anabolic steroids, transfusion equipment and blood bags as part of a probe code-named "Operation Puerto". REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes (front C) is surrounded by media as he leaves a courthouse on the first day of the high-profile Operacion Puerto doping trial in Madrid, January 28, 2013. The trial of Fuentes and others accused for their involvement...more

Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes (front C) is surrounded by media as he leaves a courthouse on the first day of the high-profile Operacion Puerto doping trial in Madrid, January 28, 2013. The trial of Fuentes and others accused for their involvement in a doping ring in professional cycling began on Monday, nearly seven years after Spanish police seized anabolic steroids, transfusion equipment and blood bags as part of a probe code-named "Operation Puerto". REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes (L) stands inside court along with the other accused, his sister Yolanda Fuentes (R), former team director Manuel Saiz (2nd R), former team director Vicente Belda (C) and former Velda's assistant Ignacio Labarta, on the first day of the high-profile Operacion Puerto doping trial in Madrid, January 28, 2013. The trial of Fuentes and others accused for their involvement in a doping ring in professional cycling began on Monday, nearly seven years after Spanish police seized anabolic steroids, transfusion equipment and blood bags as part of a probe which was code-named Operacion Puerto. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes (L) stands inside court along with the other accused, his sister Yolanda Fuentes (R), former team director Manuel Saiz (2nd R), former team director Vicente Belda (C) and former Velda's assistant Ignacio Labarta, on...more

Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes (L) stands inside court along with the other accused, his sister Yolanda Fuentes (R), former team director Manuel Saiz (2nd R), former team director Vicente Belda (C) and former Velda's assistant Ignacio Labarta, on the first day of the high-profile Operacion Puerto doping trial in Madrid, January 28, 2013. The trial of Fuentes and others accused for their involvement in a doping ring in professional cycling began on Monday, nearly seven years after Spanish police seized anabolic steroids, transfusion equipment and blood bags as part of a probe which was code-named Operacion Puerto. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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