July 14, 2006 – The German daily, Suddeutsche Zeitung has published what it claims was Jan Ullrich’s doping plan for the first week of the 2006 Tour de France. The information is from the ongoing Operacion Puerto, the Spanish doping sting which saw several riders removed from the Tour the day before it began on July 1. The report in the German daily alleges that Dr. Fuentes was to prepare a series of hormones, insulin, cortisone, testosterone and blood transfusions for Ullrich.
Cyclingnews has reported the exact details as well. According to the Australian cycling site, the Suddeutsche Zeitung listed the hormone HZ for the first day, on the second day Insulin I-3 and the hormone TGN and cortisone, the third day TGN and PCH (a testosterone shot), on the fourth day HMG, a hormone mixture, a “rest day” on day five, the sixth day had insulin I-3, and on the last day the re-infusion of Ullrich’s own blood, as well as insulin I-3 and vitamin E.