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Archives - October 2012

30
Oct

Cycling Serves an Ace Against Tennis

Cycle sport will carry the wounds inflicted from the recent sanctioning of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and the evidence in USADA’s Reasoned Decision document for a long while yet. Journalists who have never even written about our beautiful sport have been queuing up to join the character assassination of cycling. ‘Rightly so’ some will say. …

25
Oct

Open Letter from Greg LeMond to UCI’s Pat McQuaid

Open letter from Greg LeMond to Pat mcQuaid…

24
Oct

3 proposals for a better future, an accountable UCI.

Question: How can we get a new power structure within the UCI when Article 53 of the constitution states: “The term of office of a member of the Management Committee shall come to an end by resignation or death ……..” On Irish Radio on the 22nd of October, The UCI president admitted after the UCI …

23
Oct

Now or Never…

The majority of you will now have seen or read about yesterday’s press conference in which the UCI stripped disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles, accepting the USADA Reasoned Decision document into it’s findings. The UCI and Pat McQuaid attempted to distance themselves from the fallen hero but they failed …

11
Oct

Over to the New Generation…

Today’s events cast yet another dark cloud over the sport. We have some extensive reading to undertake on the 200 page USADA Report and it will be worthwhile to digest the facts from many weeks and months of drip fed snippets of information. What undoubtably comes out of this is that many riders were put …

11
Oct

USADA Provides UCI with Report on Lance Armstrong Doping Evidence

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has delivered it’s report on doping allegations levelled at Lance Armstrong and his US POstal team over the the UCI, cycling’s world governing body. The report contains damming evidence and sworn testimonies by many former team mates and staff of levelled at Armstrong and the other five defendants including …