RIMINI, ITALY:  Undated file picture of Italian cycling champion Marco Pantani with his mother and former girlfriend Christina (background) in Rimini.  Ahead of an official autopsy report, reports circulating today said the former Tour de France winner, who was found dead over the weekend in a hotel-residence in the chic resort of Rimini, believed he was being persecuted for his doping record.  AFP PHOTO/ Stringer  (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images)