biological passport

Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba news digest: Ewan and Weening to lead Orica GreenEdge team hopes in Le Tour de Langkawi; Kittel calls for more doping controls before key events, backs prison terms; Petacchi prolongs career with former Neri Sottoli squad, team now named Southeast Pro Cycling; Kreuziger case: UCI contradicts Tinkoff Saxo team […]

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Kreuziger case: UCI contradicts Tinkoff Saxo team assertion that it hasn’t filed documentation

The UCI has answered claims by Tinkoff Saxo team manager Stefano Feltrin that it and WADA are responsible for the delays in Roman Kreuziger’s biological passport case, saying that suggestions it has not filed documentation are untrue. Earlier this week Feltrin told Cyclingnews that Kreuziger was still waiting for a hearing date and that the […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Caleb Ewan and Chloe Hosking take overall honours at the Bay Crits; Wiggins renews with Team Sky, but only until 2015 Paris-Roubaix; AIGCP managing director Eisenga says 2017 UCI WorldTour reform deadline ‘a challenge’; Cadel Evans playing down chances of Nationals win; Laurens Ten Dam’s […]

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Kreuziger’s public defence raises further questions about doping case

The denial had echoes of another rider who also previously worked with Michele Ferrari: Lance Armstrong. On Saturday Roman Kreuziger released a statement, which began with these words. “My name is Roman Kreuziger. I am a professional cyclist. I have never tested positive for doping.” The statement went on to proclaim his innocence of the […]

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UCI wants ban of between two to four years for Kreuziger, loss of results from March 2011

The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed Tuesday that it had initiated a procedure filed by the UCI and WADA against the clearing of Roman Kreuziger by the Czech Olympic Committee relation to charges of blood doping. It outlined a range of penalities that the UCI hopes will be applied to the rider, including the […]

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Kreuziger’s lawyer claims rider suffers from hypothyroidism and that bio passport samples were handled incorrectly

Commenting five days after the UCI and WADA confirmed that they plan to appeal Roman Kreuziger’s clearing of biological passport infringements to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the rider’s legal counsel has issued a statement reiterating the rider’s innocence. According to that counsel Dr. Jan Stovicek, over half of Kreuziger’s samples were not […]

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WADA and UCI both appeal Roman Kreuziger biological passport case to CAS

Both the World Anti Doping Agency and the UCI have decided to fight the decision taken last month by the Czech Olympic Committee to clear Roman Kreuziger of anomalies in his biological passport, with the bodies confirming that they will bring the matter to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. “After reviewing the full case […]

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Kreuziger cleared by Czech Olympic Committee over biological passport doping case

Two days before the Elite time trial and six days before the Elite road race at cycling’s world championships, Roman Kreuziger has been given a green light to return to competition by the Czech Olympic Committee (COC)’s arbitration panel. The Tinkoff Saxo rider had been under investigation for possible blood doping after biological passport anomalies […]

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What teams can learn from the Tiernan-Locke case

The Tiernan-Locke case – and, also, the Roman Kreuziger situation – have shown that there are risks to teams in signing riders from other squads. With the UCI biological passport potentially taking a couple of years to detect anomalies, there is a chance that one team will have to deal with the repercussions of what […]

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Kreuziger case to be heard on September 11, verdict due September 22

The biological passport case involving Roman Kreuziger will go before a panel in just over two weeks’ time, with the Czech Cycling Federation confirming today that a date has been set for September 11 and that a ruling will follow. The Tinkoff Saxo rider is facing a possible lengthy ban due to irregularities in his […]

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