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Archives - April 2012


Riccò Receives 12 Year Ban for Doping

Italian rider, Riccardo Riccò was handed a 12 year ban for doping by the Italian Anti-Doping Tribunal on Thursday


Minimising The Risk of Taking Contaminated Supplements

Many athletes have blamed ‘supplement contamination’ for testing positive over recent years. With an abundance of products now available, it is becoming increasingly difficult to ensure that each and every one is free from banned substances. We recently received an email from Informed Sport asking us to publish an article on the subject to help athletes understand the possible risks involved with taking such substances and how they ensure that certain products are safe.


The Rise of Alex Edmonson

Alex Edmonson represents Australia today in the Team Pursuit of the World Championships in Melbourne. Still only 19 years of age, it’s been a whirlwind year for Alex since he took the team pursuit World title at junior level less than a year ago in Moscow


Interview with Team GB World Record Holder Joanna Rowsell

We caught up with the hugely talented Jo Rowsell as she prepares for the forthcoming World Track Championships in Melbourne as part of the Team GB team pursuit squad. Jo, along with her team mates Laura Trott, Danni King and Wendy Houvenaghel broke the world record at the recent London Track World Cup and will be among those favorite to take a medal at the London Olympics in July and August…