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Archives - August 2012

28
Aug

New ‘Doping’ Practice Being Abused is Highly Dangerous

Thankfully our sport, regardless of recent events is in a much better place than it was a decade ago. Systematic doping of entire teams is largely a thing of the past, but weak individuals and corrupt support staff still sadly exist, seeking to cheat and steal victories. One very dangerous practice currently being abused by …

28
Aug

Former WADA President Pound Makes Comment

Former World Anti-Doping President Dick Pound has today called for a ‘truth and reconciliation exercise’ to be set up to finally help rid the sport of it’s doping tag and commented on the recent news surrounding Lance Armstrong.

24
Aug

Armstrong Drops Fight Against Doping Charges

Former pro cyclist Lance Armstrong faces the possibility of having all his results dating from 1998 nullified, along with a lifetime ban as he today vowed not to contest the USADA doping charges laid against him. Armstrong had until today to either counter the charges and take them to an arbitration hearing to clear his …

14
Aug

Vaughters ‘Comes Clean’

Manager of Team Garmin-Sgharp, Jonathan Vaughters has this week admitted to doping in his career as a pro cyclist. Vaughters’ open and frank piece was published in the New York Times. His revelation may come as a shock to many but to others it simply re-affirms the dark doping hole that cycling was in around …

9
Aug

Olympics Round Up

With the Olympic Track and Road titles behind us and with the London 2012 Games entering it’s final days, we reflect on some of the notable achievements by some of the riders aligned with our organisation.