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UCI rule change seeks to aid McQuaid election bid

07/30/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

UCI rule change seeks to aid McQuaid election bid

With embattled UCI president Pat McQuaid in an intense contest for his job against British challenger Brian Cookson, the cycling body's election rules are suddenly set to be changed.

With embattled UCI president Pat McQuaid in an intense contest for his job against British challenger Brian Cookson, the cycling body's election rules are suddenly set to be changed.

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Team Katusha Suspends Zabel Following Doping Admission

07/30/2013| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Team Katusha Suspends Zabel Following Doping Admission

Former sprint specialist Erik Zabel was suspended by Russian cycling team Katusha after he admitted to persistent doping during his cycling career.

Former sprint specialist Erik Zabel was suspended by Russian cycling team Katusha after he admitted to persistent doping during his cycling career.

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Life's Not Fair

07/29/2013| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

Life's Not Fair

Stuart O'Grady and Erik Zabel discovered a harsh life lesson.

Stuart O'Grady and Erik Zabel discovered a harsh life lesson.

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Senate report reveals Pantani, Ullrich, among 1998 Tour dopers

07/25/2013| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Senate report reveals Pantani, Ullrich, among 1998 Tour dopers

The top two in the 1998 Tour de France - Italian Marco Pantani and Germany's Jan Ullrich - were taking the banned blood booster EPO, the results of a French Senate inquiry into doping in sports revealed. The medical stubs enclosed in the 918-page report, when compared against a separate list of test results, also reveal that American Lance Armstrong tested positive for EPO in 1999.

The top two in the 1998 Tour de France - Italian Marco Pantani and Germany's Jan Ullrich - were taking the banned blood booster EPO, the results of a French Senate inquiry into doping in sports revealed. The medical stubs enclosed in the 918-page report, when compared against a separate list of test results, also reveal that American Lance Armstrong tested positive for EPO in 1999.

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Tour de France Round Up

07/23/2013| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

Tour de France Round Up

The pavement of the Champs-Élysées didn't get a chance to cool down before the rumors and revelations started.

The pavement of the Champs-Élysées didn't get a chance to cool down before the rumors and revelations started.

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Tour de France - Performances Still Believable?

07/15/2013| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

Tour de France - Performances Still Believable?

How jaded have we become?

How jaded have we become?

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Team Sky says it is ready to answer doping questions

07/15/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Team Sky says it is ready to answer doping questions

Clearly dismayed by repeated questions about doping, the team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome earlier today volunteered to open up to independent scrutiny all of its training secrets to try to prove "beyond reasonable doubt" that the Briton and his teammates are riding clean.

Clearly dismayed by repeated questions about doping, the team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome earlier today volunteered to open up to independent scrutiny all of its training secrets to try to prove "beyond reasonable doubt" that the Briton and his teammates are riding clean.

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Tour de France: Excitement and Heartbreak

07/9/2013| 1 comment
by Neil Browne

Tour de France: Excitement and Heartbreak

We're only a third completed and the grande boucle has already given us a roller coaster ride.

We're only a third completed and the grande boucle has already given us a roller coaster ride.

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It's Tour de France time

06/25/2013| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

It's Tour de France time

This time of year means two things: Doping accusations and Tour de France predictions.

This time of year means two things: Doping accusations and Tour de France predictions.

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Andy Schleck to lead Team RadioShack in Tour de France 2013

06/19/2013| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Andy Schleck to lead Team RadioShack in Tour de France 2013

Luxembourg's former champion Andy Schleck will lead RadioShack-Leopard on the Tour de France even though he has been struggling with his form for a year, the team revealed on Wednesday.

Luxembourg's former champion Andy Schleck will lead RadioShack-Leopard on the Tour de France even though he has been struggling with his form for a year, the team revealed on Wednesday.

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