Retired Spanish cyclist Fernando Escartin expressed shock at Lance Armstrong being stripped of his seven Tour de France wins.
The cyclist, who came third in the 1999 Tour de France race, told Reuters: "For me, Lance Armstrong remains the 1999 Tour winner, second Zulle and third, me.
"It's 13 years now since this all happened. It seems completely illogical and unreal. I don't want to even think about it."
More top news
Sergei and Yulia Skripal remain unconscious and in critical conditions following the March 4 attack in Salisbury.
Sir Vince Cable said it was clear that Britain's EU partners would welcome a change of heart on Brexit 'with open arms'.
Visitors to Salisbury city centre are down 90% in the wake of the nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.