paul kimmage

Whistleblowers part 2 – the cost of speaking out

As was detailed in part I of this feature, the long history of cycling is dotted with examples of people who spoke out about problems in cycling. Whether it was about doping or corruption, their testimony turned a spotlight onto issues that needed to be addressed. Many times their words fell onto deaf ears, causing […]


Why whistleblowers are crucial for cycling and other sports: part 1

A year ago, the notion of Russia potentially being out of the 2016 Olympics would have seemed unimaginable to many. It’s one of the most powerful nations on earth, took 24 gold medals and 81 medals in total at the last Summer Games, and was then regarded as one of the top contenders for Rio […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Majka solos to victory on stage 11; Gavazzi wins stage 10 at Qinghai Lake; Robert Power still in yellow; Michael Matthews Q&A; Reda returns positive test for EPO; Richie Porte punched by spectator; Basso recovering after testicle removal surgery; Sagan – We have just one […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Froome dominates first mountain stage; Robert Power gets his first victory of season; Froome cautious after dominant team effort; Froome’s data leak analysed; Basso to undergo surgery on Wednesday for testicular cancer; Disappointment for van Garderen; Ross Tucker’s assessment of stage 10; Hein Verbruggen reacts […]


Hein Verbruggen reacts to Kimmage statements

Here at CyclingTips we’ve been following the story of the court case between Paul Kimmage and former UCI president Hein Verbruggen with interest. This morning I received an email from Mr. Verbruggen asking us to give him the right of reply regarding an article we published last week that he felt was not objective. Here […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andre Greipel sprints to a second win on stage 5, Tony Martin retains Tour lead; Pauline Ferrand-Prevot solos to victory in first Giro Rosa summit finish; Savitskiy sprints to first pro win on stage 4 of the Tour of Qinghai Lake; Víctor De La Parte […]


Kimmage vs Verbruggen court hearing held: ‘It is going to be a long and bloody battle’

Paul Kimmage has come out fighting on the day of the preliminary court hearing in the legal case taken against him by Hein Verbruggen, with the anti-doping journalist saying that he has won’t be pressured into backing down. The long running legal case taken by former UCI President Verbruggen was heard Wednesday by a court […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: BMC Racing Team wins Criterium du Dauphiné team time trial; Five times on the Emakumeen Saria podium, Emma Johansson finally climbs to the top step in Durango; Ewan triumphs again, netting stage three of Tour of Korea; Dennis: It wasn’t planned; Photo gallery: 2015 Philly Cycling […]


Kimmage vs Verbruggen legal case set for July; “I have had three years of this…I am not amused at all”

Three months after saying he would be astonished if the Hein Verbruggen legal case against him continued in the wake of the CIRC report, Paul Kimmage has confirmed that the Dutchman is persisting in his efforts and that a hearing will be held in one month’s time in Switzerland. Kimmage recently received a summons to […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Kristoff grabs stage one of Driedaagse de Panne; Kristoff gains confidence through manner of his win; Riis says goodbye to Tinkoff-Saxo; unclear if he hopes to continue in cycling; Tinkov on team’s and sport’s future: We need a boring, meticulous manager like Brailsford; Richie Porte: […]