Lance Armstrong

Verbruggen claims CIRC report clears him of allegations, shrugs off criticism

Despite the strong criticism of his UCI presidency expressed in the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) report, Hein Verbruggen has issued a statement claiming that the inquiry has essentially cleared his name. “I have studied the CIRC report and I am satisfied that it confirms what I have always said: that there have never been […]

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CIRC Independent Commission report severely critical of past UCI practices

Revealing the details of a year-long investigation into the past activities of the UCI plus its handling of anti-doping matters, the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) has concluded that there were serious errors with the governing body’s approach to the subject and has blamed several key individuals for those failings. CIRC was established by the […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mark Cavendish wins Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne for a second time; Samuel Dumoulin wins La Drome Classic; Niccolo Bonifazio claims victory in the GP di Lugano; Ian Stannard takes second consecutive Omloop Het Nieuwsblad win; Anna van der Breggen completes comeback with women’s Het Nieuwsblad win; Greg Van […]

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Armstrong and CIRC: Questions were limited, reduction in lifetime ban thought unlikely

Although Lance Armstrong recently gave the impression that he was fully cooperative with the Cycling Independent Reform Commission, telling the BBC that he gave full details in two meetings with the independent body, it appears that version of events may be misleading. “I have met them twice, they have asked me not to go into […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March; Contador: Winning the Giro and Tour would mean my career would be remembered more; Tour de San Luis talents Gaviria and Contreras sign two year contracts with Etixx-QuickStep; Lotto-Soudal doctor calls for […]

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UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March

Although the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC)’s inquiry into the Lance Armstrong/US Postal Service affair, the UCI’s conduct around that time and doping in general is scheduled to be completed by the end of this month, the UCI has confirmed that the final outcome of that might not be disclosed for a couple more weeks […]

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Cookson tells cycling world to prepare for ‘uncomfortable’ CIRC doping report

Speaking in advance of the release of the long awaited, year long investigation into Lance Armstrong, the US Postal Service, past doping and the UCI’s actions around that time, Brian Cookson has cautioned everyone involved in cycling to brace themselves for what is coming. The UCI president was referring to the Cycling Independent Reform Commission […]

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The Week in Bike #57 – Internal Monologue

Ever wondered what goes through my head when I put these shows together? What better way to find out than by following me through a long, exciting day of transcontinental travel. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Cancellara wins stage two of Tour of Oman; Meersman scoops first stage of Volta ao Algarve; Contador holds race lead heading into day two of Vuelta a Andalucia; 1984 world champion Claude Criquielion passes away at 58 years of age; Deep muscular injury for Frank Schleck after […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Guardini wins stage one of the Tour of Oman; Boonen frustrated to miss victory but shows Classic form is coming; With high ambitions, Contador and Basso to get season underway Wednesday; World champion Kwiatkowski gunning for repeat victory in Volta ao Algarve; Armstrong lawyers respond […]

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