Marco Pantani: Death of a Pirate BBC Sounds, all episodes out now

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The podcast's host, Hugh Dennis, is looking into the case of Italy's finest cyclist, Marco Pantani, who was discovered dead in a hotel room in 2004 after what was thought to be a cocaine overdose. Dennis discovers a world of doping, race-fixing, and potential mafia involvement, though, after three inquiries.