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Archives - September 2011

29
Sep

Tristan Marquet Suspended

Swiss rider Tristan Marquet has been suspended following a positive test for pseudoephedrine. Marquet first provided a positive A sample during competition at the Copenhagen 6 Day in February of this year.

26
Sep

Dangers of Stimulants

Over 200 athletes have been disqualified in recent years for using psychomotor stimulant drugs. The drugs in this category that are most often abused are amphetamines (namely, amphetamine, dextroamphetamine, and methamphetamine) and methylpenidate hydrochloride (Ritalin). The most common street name for these drugs is ‘speed’. Amphetamines are usually taken orally, but chronic abusers often prefer …

22
Sep

Doping Factors

Yolande Pretorius, one of our South African ambassadors investigates some of the reasons why athletes may resort to using banned drugs? There are a number of factors that may contribute to an athlete misusing drugs. These factors can be related to the drug itself, the person or their environment. Drug * effects of the drug …

22
Sep

SKINS Supports and Commends HTC Highroad on its ‘Code of Conduct’

Press Release SKINS, the world leaders in high performance dynamic gradient compression wear, announced today its support for World Tour professional cycling team, HTC Highroad’s strict stance on breaches of its Code of Conduct. Today Highroad Sports announced that Alex Rasmussen of HTC Highroad had been terminated with immediate effect following being notified of the …

21
Sep

Alex Morgan Interview

Alex Morgan isn’t a name you’ll be too familiar with outside Australia but when we mention he was part of the young junior quartet that broke the junior team pursuit world record a few weeks ago in Moscow then its a name that may ring true. I first had the pleasure of being introduced to …

8
Sep

Race Around Ireland with Honour

The 2011 Race Around Ireland endurance event, will  be officially launched in the Castle Arch Hotel, Trim at 6pm this weekend. This is the Third Race Around Ireland and the event organizers are again partnering with BikePure to ensure fair play and an honest competition. Due to the nature of the event, with riders of …