Craig Fry, Victoria University As an academic researcher, I have studied drugs in society for the last 20 years. In my current job, I also study cycling history and culture, and the place of drugs and doping in this sport. I know a lot about this topic. But something new dawned on me the other […]
Doping in sport is widespread and shows little sign of abating. Athletes are dropping out of the Rio Olympics like flies. Maria Sharapova was banned for two years after testing positive for meldonium; a Romanian kayaking team failed their drug test, disqualifying them pending further investigations; and the International Olympic Committee announced that they could […]
Tyler Hamilton, the ex-teammate of Lance Armstrong during the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Tour de France where Armstrong won the Yellow jersey, has declared that he believes Chris Froome of Team Sky won the 2013 Tour de France riding clean.
Jan Ullrich, the 1997 Tour de France winner, has admitted that during his career he received blood-doping treatment from Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, for the first time. According to an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a German magazine published Saturday.
According to reports published on cycling news today, 5-time Tour de France winner Miguel Indurain and his Banesto team worked with Dr. Francesco Conconi in the nineties. Cycling News wrote today that highly respected Italian anti-doping expert Sandro Donati claims to have evidence that Indurain and his Banesto team worked with Dr. Francesco Conconi in the nineties. Donati […]
Paul Kimmage, journalist and former pro cyclist, has doubts about Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky, suggests that their dominance at Tour de France 2012 is suspicious.
Alberto Contador has told French television that there is no place for dopers within the sport. He said: “For cycling, it should be zero tolerance, I express myself less certain but it is clear that there is no place for cheaters.” Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank rider previously banned for two years having recorded a positive test […]
Tyler Hamilton‘s book, “The Secret Race” won William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize for 2012, becoming the third cycling book to win the prestigious British prize.
US Anti-doping agency USADA banned Lance Armstrong’s former US Postal teammates Levi Leipheimer, Christian Vande Velde, David Zabriskie, Tom Danielson, Michael Barry, and George Hincapie from racing for six months, and disqualified some of their past results.
Tyler Hamilton was a teammate of banned cyclist Lance Armstrong during 1999, 2000, and 2001 Tour de France where Armstrong won the Yellow jersey. According to the forthcoming book of Hamilton, “The Secret Race”, Armstrong built an elaborate doping program within his Tour de France teams and hid his corruption from the adoring public through […]