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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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WADA confirms support for new anti-doping tribunal announced by UCI

Confirming that the changes announced on Thursday by the UCI to the anti-doping process are within the rules, the World Anti Doping Agency WADA has told CyclingTips that it believes the measure will be a step forward in the fight against banned substances and methods. The UCI stated that its management committee had approved plans […]

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Xenon, Argon usage banned by WADA, four year bans move closer

Confirming indications earlier this year that it would likely prohibit the use of xenon gas due to the method of using it to effect changes in blood levels, the World Anti Doping Agency WADA has said that both it and the usage of another substance have been banned. “WADA has completed its amendment to Section […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Elia Viviani wins stage 4 at the USA Pro Challenge; Mauro Finetto wins stage 4 at the Tour du Limousin and takes overall lead; WADA calls on anti-doping organisations to retest stored samples for hGH; Contador’s backup named for Vuelta a España – how well […]

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WADA calls on anti-doping organisations to retest stored samples for hGH

The prospect of future positive tests from human growth hormone (hGH) have increased following a communication from the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) to anti-doping organisations that they should knuckle down to searching for signs of the substance. “WADA has taken the opportunity to remind anti-doping organizations (ADOs) that had previously stored blood serum samples […]

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