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 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. Hamilton told The Times that “There’s no reason to believe they’re doping. I think we have […]
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 […]
Iñaki Badiola, former Real Sociedad football club chief claimed that Dr. Eufemanio Fuentes (Operación Puerto doctor) has been supplied the club with drugs for several years.
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. Previously, during the Tour de France in July, Kimmage has said that he believes Team Sky was not as transparent as they promised when the team was founded. He […]
The Spanish Supreme Court restores 2005 Vuelta a España victory to Roberto Heras. The victory was given to Denis Menchov of Rabobank.
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 the William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize for 2012, becoming the third cycling book to win the prestigious British prize. The announcement was made this afternoon at Waterstones Piccadilly by BBC sports journalist John Inverdale.