Lance Armstrong

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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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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Cookson: Verbruggen and McQuaid misled the media, the UCI and the sport

Following interviews given by both Hein Verbruggen and Pat McQuaid in which both former UCI presidents have suggested that the CIRC report absolves them of any wrongdoing, current president Brian Cookson has questioned those reactions and reiterated that he wants Verbruggen to resign his title of honorary president. Speaking recently to CyclingTips, Cookson said that […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Valverde triumphs on stage two of Volta a Catalunya, Paterski maintains GC lead; Wippert wins again at Tour of Taiwan as Bevin holds on; Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Riis is sidelined, but questions remain as to reason; Citing CIRC report, UCI says allegations against Zorzoli are unsubstantiated […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb wins Milan-San Remo; Wouter Wippert wins stage 1 of the Tour of Taiwan; UCI announces extreme weather protocol; Michele Ferrari weighs in on CIRC report, suggests Armstrong test was covered up by UCI; Defending champion Joaquim Rodriguez out of the Vuelta Ciclista a […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Report – Armstrong understood to have met USADA chief Tygart, continuing efforts to have ban reduced; Injury causes further delays to Gesink’s season plans; RCS Sport’s director of cycling confident the Astana saga will be sorted before the Giro; Wiggins, Kittel and five WorldTour teams […]

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Report: Armstrong understood to have met USADA chief Tygart, continuing efforts to have ban reduced

Lance Armstrong’s ongoing bid to have his lifetime ban reduced has always hinged on him cooperating with anti-doping officials and providing new information advantageous in pursuing additional cases, but the rider has been reluctant to cooperate until now. Indeed while he met with the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) during its year-long investigation into cycling’s […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Quintana holds on to win Tirreno-Adriatico as Cancellara takes final time trial; Mollema satisfied with time trial improvements; Cookson unimpressed with Armstrong’s plans to return to Tour de France; Welsh start and toughest ever summit finish for Tour of Britain; Blythe: I’m very impressed by […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan wins stage 6 of Tirreno-Adriatico; Fabian Cancellara leads criticism of snow-affected Tirreno-Adriatico stage; The Inner Ring dissects Paris-Nice; How the Race was Won – Paris-Nice; Marianne Vos will miss the next two World Cup rounds; Sick of Lance Armstrong stories?; The Japanese Odyssey; […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Richie Porte leads Sky 1-2 on stage 4 of Paris-Nice; Jens Debusschere claims crash-marred stage 1 at Tirreno-Adriatico; Joon Yong Seo wins stage 5 of the Tour de Langkawi; Giorgia Bronzini wins Molecaten Drentse 8; Women’s WorldTour, two-tiered system amongst changes proposed by UCI Women’s […]

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