“The testers struggled to carry out spot checks without Lance Armstrong benefiting from a period of twenty minutes.
“In twenty minutes, a lot of manipulations are possible. He made infusions of saline to dilute the blood. He replaced his own urine by an artificial urine.
“EPO was administered in small doses…the substance was undetectable. Without information from the police or customs, it was impossible to fight this way.”
“This support overflowed into the UCI (International Cycling Union) and the International Olympic Committee,” he said. “Lance Armstrong was surrounded by scientific physiologists, some of whom were discarded later. He had considerable resources to protect and implement logistics.
“There were rumours that he transferred blood from the United States in his private jet.”
He also alleged that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy pulled strings for the rider,