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Archives - September 2010

30
Sep

It’s all about timing and who you are.

Around the world today are headlines of “Tour de France champion tests positive for a banned substance!” That is all people will hear, and think:                          “Cyclists- Drugs- What’s new!?!” Please for a second suspend your own judgment on Alberto’s guilt or innocence and …

30
Sep

Alberto Contador Tests Positive For Clenbuterol

Astana rider Alberto Contador has tested positive for Clenbuterol following a test carried out on July 21st. Analysis of that sample revealed traces of the banned steroid clenbuterol. The news came via a brief statement from Contador’s spokesman, claiming the positive result was due to food contamination. Contador will hold a Press Conference today at …

28
Sep

Ban the syringe

On stage 12 of the 2008 Tour de France, Leonardo Piepoli and Riccardo Riccò tested positive for CERA. Both riders were racing for the Saunier Duval (GM) team.  They were not the first, nor to be the last riders testing positive for doping within the team, in its subsequent guises of Scott-American Beef and Fuji-Servetto. …

22
Sep

‘New Pathways for Pro Cycling’ Conference, Melbourne

Press Release 22nd September 2010 Bike Pure will form part of a panel of representatives speaking at the forthcoming ‘New Pathways for Pro Cycling’ anti-doping conference in Melbourne this coming Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th September. The primary purpose of the conference is to bring together cyclists, administrators, academics, scientists, fans and others interested in …

20
Sep

‘New Pathways for Professional Cycling’

A final solution to the problems of our sport will be a combination of efforts from all elements within cycle sport. Each facet involved have ideas to improve or regulate their particular area and should be freely voiced. Such an opportunity for discussion in rewriting the future of our sport has been planned for Geelong’s …

20
Sep

Porte Ready for World’s Challenge

Team Saxo Bank’s Richie Porte is putting the finishing touches to his preparation for the forthcoming World Championships in Melbourne. After a week of solid racing in the Tour of Britain, Porte heads back to his native Australia where he’ll compete in the time trial event in front of a home crowd. Porte finished fourth …

17
Sep

Shut the door on your way out

It is a name few will be sorry to see leave the sport. Today, the UCI announced that Oscar Sevilla has been banned for testing positive for HES. The presence of the chemical in an in-competition sample collection, links the athlete to illegal blood manipulation.   The Adverse Analytical Finding of Hydroxyethyl starch in a urine …

14
Sep

Major Australian Anti-Doping Conference to Feature Landis and Ashenden

So how does it make you feel as a cyclist when you hear all this stuff about doping in cycling? It’s an all too common question that many riders are faced with. This was one of many questions that form the basis of a new report released shortly to coincide with a major anti-doping conference …

13
Sep

Tour of Britain

10
Sep

Milram’s Roy Sentjens Admits to Purchasing EPO

We reported this week that Team Milram’s Roy Sentjens had been provisionally suspended for providing a positive EPO test. Sentjens had originally stated that he was innocent and awaiting analysis of his B sample. In a lengthy statement on his website this evening he has admitted to purchasing EPO in a pharmacy in Barcelona and …

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