WADA

WADA provides clarification about cases such as Bruyneel’s appearance at Wiggins’ UCI hour record

While Johan Bruyneel’s appearance in the VIP section of Bradley Wiggins’ hour record bid drew criticism, with many stating that the banned Belgian’s presence in the trackside centre was difficult to stomach, the World Anti Doping Agency has confirmed that such a case would not violate the terms of standard suspensions. In April 2014 Bruyneel […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Kennaugh wins stage 1 of the Criterium du Dauphine; Bradley Wiggins smashes the UCI Hour Record; Lizzie Armitstead wins Philly Cycling Classic to regain World Cup overall lead; Wouter Wippert wins stage 1 of the Tour de Korea; Linus Gerdemann wins the Tour de […]

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UCI and WADA terminate CAS appeal concerning Kreuziger’s biological passport

Due to defend their case against Roman Kreuziger next week, the UCI and WADA have instead announced that they are dropping their appeals against the previous Czech Olympic Committee’s decision to clear him of biological passport anomalies. The UCI and WADA were due to argue their position in front of the Court of Arbitration for […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andre Greipel wins stage 1 of the Tour de Luxembourg; In wake of BBC doping expose, WADA says it is exploring claims the biological passport is flawed; Bardiani-CSF quits MPCC over Giro d’Italia cortisol case; Evans on Porte’s Giro and more; Orica-GreenEdge backing Caleb Ewan […]

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In wake of BBC doping expose, WADA says it is exploring claims the biological passport is flawed

Commenting in the wake of the Panorama programme screened on the BBC on Wednesday, the World Anti Doping Agency has acknowledged the claim made by the programme that it was possible to dope but also avoid detection by the biological passport used in cycling and other sports. The show’s presenter Mark Daly said he took […]

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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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IOC planning to retest Olympic samples from Beijing and London

Seven years after the Beijing Olympics were held, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that it intends to retest samples from the Games in order to try to catch users of banned substances. IOC medical director Richard Budgett stated on Wednesday that some retests have already been done from Beijing, the 2010 Winter Games […]

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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 this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Elia Viviani claims first win in Sky colours at the Dubai Tour; Cameron Meyer takes overall lead in Jayco Herald Sun Tour after stage 1 win; Lizzie Armitstead wins stage 3 of the Ladies Tour of Qatar, takes overall lead; Lefevere admits mistake in not […]

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WADA President Reedie: More governments need to make doping illegal

The president of the World Anti Doping Agency, Craig Reedie, has called on more governments to criminalize doping, saying that acting in this way will play a vital part in helping prevent the current problems escalating and spilling over into everyday society. “Sport is now a hugely lucrative industry, and there is a real area […]

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