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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Future of Tour de France winners is beginning to look more 'bleu, blanc and rouge'

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... When the Tour de France started in Britain with a British reigning champion riding for a British team, in some quarters there was the feeling that a piece of French heritage was being dragged ... the Tour with a Frenchman. The insinuation was that it had been easier to win the Tour with a rider from a country with almost no cycling culture than it would be to do so with a cyclist from ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Living with the consequences

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 10:00pm by David Skretta

    ... of Armstrong's drug use and described an endemic culture of doping within the sport. "Lance understands he did a lot of wrong things, and he is truly sorry for the things he did," Hincapie ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Marking a century of ups and downs

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Olympic golds, went on a strict diet to lose seven kilos in his bid to become a Grand Tour winner. Both men were brought up across two cultures, prefiguring the globalisation of cycling's ... As Wiggins' victory showed last year, the Tour is now much more an international event than a piece of French national heritage. In 2012, 31 nations were represented at the start, compared with five ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Ex-UCI chief helped me cover up dope test failure, Lance Armstrong claims

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 10:44am

    ... the governing body said. “This investigation is essential to the well-being of cycling in fully understanding the doping culture of the past, the role of the UCI at that time and helping us all to move ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    UCI hopeful Brian Cookson vows to offer cyclists doping amnesty

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of American cyclists turned whistle-blowers and lifted the lid on the doping culture in the US Postal team, which led to Armstrong's downfall, there have been growing calls for a truth ... told a US Cycling investigation about the doping culture on the team during Armstrong's pomp, the Texan finally admitted to his sordid drug past in the Oprah interview in January, despite ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Judge orders Armstrong to answer doping questions

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 04:05pm by Associated Press in Austin, Texas

    ... body. McQuaid and predecessor Hein Verbruggen have been accused of ignoring the doping culture in the sport and accepting money from Armstrong in exchange for turning a blind eye to his team’s ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Rule change may allow McQuaid to run

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... on the UCI and its credibility. Those intensified in fallout from the Lance Armstrong doping affair and continued revelations of an endemic culture of doping while the UCI was led by McQuaid's ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    French is no longer the lingua franca

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... and juggled learning a language with developing a sense for race tactics and trying to integrate quickly into a foreign culture. France, with its rich cycling tradition, was a destination for current ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Cycling's self-appointed watchdogs seek doping clues from a distance

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... riders' power output up the 13.8-kilometre climb, he can compare current Tour performances with those of riders past, particularly those from the heyday of cycling's doping culture. His focus ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Paul Weller honour tops knighthood for Wiggins

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the 32-year-old reflects on his own highlight of this year. Wiggins is almost as famous for his love of mod culture as he is for his exploits on a bike. Last week he fulfilled a lifetime ambition when he ... the award sends a good message in the age of celebrity culture. "It's quite something really," he said. "There was never any doubt whether I'd accept it or not, it was more ...




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