Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Joe Cooper claims stage 1 victory at the New Zealand Cycle Classic; Astana report expected in early February; Lawson Craddock heads home after TDU crash; Teams announced for the Tour de Langkawi; Doping in sport is a public health issue – WADA chief; What is […]


Rocacorba Daily

Marcel Kittel sprints to victory in the Tour Down Under People’s Choice Classic; Melissa Hoskins makes it two-from-two for Orica-AIS at Santos Women’s Tour; Jamildes Fernandes wraps up Tour Femenino de San Luis; Tour Down Under preview and favourites; Haussler confident heading into Santos Tour Down Under: “I’m happy with my form”; Robert Power signs […]


WADA reviewing Mosquera case but says Spanish court decision can’t be upheld internationally

Initially second in the 2010 Vuelta a España but later losing that result and incurring a two year ban due to a positive test for hydroxethyl starch, Ezequiel Mosquera was cleared earlier this month by a Spanish court. However the retired rider’s chance of having his result restored and ban recognised as quashed in a […]


Kreuziger case: UCI contradicts Tinkoff Saxo team assertion that it hasn’t filed documentation

The UCI has answered claims by Tinkoff Saxo team manager Stefano Feltrin that it and WADA are responsible for the delays in Roman Kreuziger’s biological passport case, saying that suggestions it has not filed documentation are untrue. Earlier this week Feltrin told Cyclingnews that Kreuziger was still waiting for a hearing date and that the […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Boost for anti-doping fight after agreement signed between WADA and Pfizer; MPCC suspends Neri Sottoli’s membership; Russia facing allegations of systematic doping; Cycling Australia’s Italian road base hit by thieves; Macey Stewart and Alexandra Manly join Orica-AIS; Merckx’s development team will return as Axeon in […]


Director General David Howman: How WADA is continuing to battle doping in cycling

World Anti Doping Agency Director General David Howman has confirmed a new weapon in the fight against doping, namely a rule due to come into existence on January 1 under which penalties will apply to anyone working with banned personnel, with those who have otherwise been found to have engaged in doping-related activities and even […]


Boost for anti-doping fight, detection of banned substances after agreement signed between WADA and Pfizer Inc.

The current lag between the use of some doping substances and the development of tests for their detection could be shortened or even eliminated due to the signing of a long-term global agreement between the pharmaceutical company Pfizer and the World Anti Doping Agency. WADA today announced details of the agreement, which will see Pfizer […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: WADA against gaol terms for doping athletes; Vuelta to return to Andorra in 2015; Bigla and Cervélo confirm partnership for 2015; Ted King on Cannondale-Garmin move: “Opportunities for me should be more frequent than years past”; Dani King released from hospital following collapsed lung; Interview […]


WADA and UCI both appeal Roman Kreuziger biological passport case to CAS

Both the World Anti Doping Agency and the UCI have decided to fight the decision taken last month by the Czech Olympic Committee to clear Roman Kreuziger of anomalies in his biological passport, with the bodies confirming that they will bring the matter to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. “After reviewing the full case […]


WADA confirms Hushovd didn’t break anti-doping Code in relation to Armstrong

Although he was criticized this week by Norwegian anti-doping authorities for not telling anyone that Lance Armstrong had admitted doping to him in 2011, Thor Hushovd appears not to have broken the World Anti Doping Agency’s rules in the matter. According to a WADA spokesman, Hushovd’s decision not to speak out about Armstrong’s admission to […]