Jonathan Tiernan Locke

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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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Viviani wins Coppa Bernocchi ahead of Pozzato and Ponzi; Pozzato makes case for worlds inclusion through Coppa Bernocchi runner-up slot; Biological passport: What can teams learn from the Tiernan-Locke case?; Degenkolb hospitalised after Vuelta, will miss world championship team time trial; Glittering world championship team […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Tejay van Garderen wins stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge; Cyril Gautier wins stage 2 of the Tour du Limousin; Garmin-Sharp and Cannondale join forces for 2015; Kreuziger suspension upheld – UCI and rider react; Tiernan-Locke explains decision not to appeal suspension, questions if […]

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Tiernan-Locke explains decision not to appeal suspension, questions if he will return to cycling

Two days after a two year suspension for biological passport irregularities was confirmed, Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has explained his reason for not appealing the case to CAS, saying financial considerations were the issue. “As before, I don’t feel I’ve been proven guilty. It’s just in the balance of doubt, and it’s not been offered to me,” […]

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Brailsford on Tiernan-Locke. ‘He didn’t cheat with us, he cheated before he got here’

Team Sky Principal Dave Brailsford has insisted that his team’s image will not suffer as a result of the biological passport finding against team rider Jonathan Tiernan Locke, who was handed a two year ban on Thursday. “I think the way that we have dealt with it has been good. It is quite clinical and […]

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Tiernan-Locke given two year ban over biological passport violation, fired by Team Sky

Jonathan Tiernan Locke has been handed a two year ban by UK Anti Doping’s National Anti Doping Panel in connection with a biological passport violation indicative of blood doping. The Team Sky rider came under investigation last year over values relating back to September 2012, when he was racing with Team Endura. He unexpectedly headed […]

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