doping

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Contador takes over lead in Giro d’Italia as Polanc wins stage 5; Peter Sagan wins stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California, Skujins retains overall lead; Sam Bennett wins stage 1 of the Bayern Rundfahrt; Kirsten Wild wins Tour of Chongming opener; Contador into […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Formolo wins solo on stage 4 of the Giro, Clarke takes the overall lead; Tom Skujins soloes to victory on stage three of the Tour of California; Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knock; Clarke continues Orica-GreenEdge’s monopoly of Maglia Rosa; Team Sky’s […]

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Schumacher: For sure I would like to be in the Giro, but I have to move on

For some, it’s a two year suspension and then a complete return to action. Think Alejandro Valverde. Think Ivan Basso. Think many banned riders who do their time, then return to race at the highest level. For others, it’s a period in the wilderness which seems to stretch on and on. Granted, there are many […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Matthews wins stage 3 of the Giro d’Italia, secures another day in pink; Mark Cavendish wins again on stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California; Domenico Pozzovivo injured in horror crash at the Giro d’Italia; UCI checking for hidden motors at the Giro […]

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Amateur doping in Australia: a personal story

Doping might not be as common in the professional peloton as it was 10-20 years ago but there’s no doubt it still occurs and, with all likelihood, it will continue in some form as long as the sport exists. But when we think of doping in cycling, we tend not to think of the amateur […]

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Van Avermaet ‘happy nightmare is over’ as doping charges dismissed

Just under ten weeks after he was named in media reports as being suspected of doping, Greg Van Avermaet was cleared by the Belgian Cycling Federation of the charges. “The disciplinary commission of the RLVB (Belgian Cycling Federation – ed.], qualified in the matter of doping, declares that the rider Greg Van Avermaet is not […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI Licence Commission states withdrawal of Astana licence would not have been proportionate; US government wants to question Armstrong’s girlfriend over his lying; Martin reveals extent of Liège-Bastogne-Liege injuries; Contador says making history is crucial for him, sees Giro/Tour double as way to do that; Brailsford gives […]

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UCI Licence Commission states withdrawal of Astana licence would not have been proportionate

Almost two weeks after the UCI stated that its Licence Commission had turned down an earlier request to withdraw the Astana team’s WorldTour licence, the governing body has issued the partial reasoning behind the decision. While the full reasoned decision is yet to be released in English, being only available in French at this point […]

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US government wants to question Armstrong’s girlfriend over his lying

Clarifying their position as the long running court case between Lance Armstrong and the US government continues, the latter has explained why it believes the former rider’s girlfriend could be an important witness. “Until his confession, Armstrong told only those closest to him the truth about his drug-fuelled success as a cyclist,” government attorneys stated […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: French television report shows how micro-dosing can beat UCI Biological Passport; Tour Down Under’s future uncertain beyond 2016?; Orica-GreenEdge gunning for pink at the Giro d’Italia; WA cyclists to be allowed to ride on footpaths; Survival at the AIS selection camp; The Making of an […]

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