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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    'Everybody doped' in Armstrong era: Wada

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Everybody doped: Wada World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey says "everybody doped" in cycling during the Lance Armstrong era and the sport's administrators should take some responsbility. "There was a period of time in which the culture of cycling was that everybody doped. There is no doubt about that. The administrators ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Ryder Hesjedal latest cyclist to admit to doping

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 10:46am by Reuters

    ... rider to admit to a troubled past when he said  he had doped “more than 10 years ago”. “I have loved and lived this sport but more than a decade ago I chose the wrong path,” said ... (EPO) in 2003. Rasmussen was kicked out of his Rabobank team while was leading the Tour de France in 2007 for having lied about his whereabouts to doping authorities. His claims were made ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Spanish anti-doping agency to appeal ruling

    Posted May 01st 2013, 11:42am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid, Spain

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid, Spain Spain’s state anti-doping agency said it would appeal a court ruling that blood bags confiscated from a medical doctor who was sentenced on Tuesday to a year in prison for performing blood transfusions on top cyclists be destroyed. In her ruling Judge Julia Patricia Santamaria said Eufemiano Fuentes offered the blood doping treatments ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    LeMond says get drug testing out of UCI

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 11:47am by Associated Press in Austin, Texas

    ... Associated Press in Austin, Texas Professional cycling won’t clean up its doping problem until drug testing is run by someone other than the sport’s governing body, former Tour de France ... at Austin symposium on doping in sports. LeMond says riders don’t trust the sport’s governing body, which has had to defend itself against criticism from US officials that it helped Lance Armstrong ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Dutch ex-cyclist Michael Boogerd admits doping

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 03:36pm by Associated Press in The Hague, the Netherlands

    ... Associated Press in The Hague, the Netherlands Former professional cyclist Michael Boogerd, one of the Netherlands’ most popular riders, has admitted doping for a decade during his career. ... after several reports linked the former Rabobank rider to doping practices. The rider says “the period I used banned substances was from ‘97 to 2007, the end of my career.” Boogerd, who retired ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Judge orders Armstrong to answer doping questions

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

    ... to answer questions about who knew what and when about his doping, including possibly his ex-wife and his attorneys. Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance Holding is seeking the information in its ... Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid- first learned of his doping. Armstrong’s attorneys objected to those demands in court documents, arguing the former cyclist already has acknowledged cheating ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYLING

    Promoter demands refund from Armstrong

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 06:52pm by Associated Press in Austin, Texas

    ... about US$7 million for winning his sixth tour in 2004 and reportedly paid up to US$12 million total. The US Anti-Doping Agency recently reported extensive evidence that Armstrong used ... for life and stripping him of his tour wins. Armstrong denies doping but has not commented on the USADA report. The company had warned Armstrong that it would seek return of the money if his ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYLING

    Cyclists’ body calls for tougher doping sanctions

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 10:27am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Profesionnal cyclists have called for tougher sanctions for dope cheats, the sport’s governing body has said, as it seeks to restore its reputation after ... how the sport was run and boosting its tarnished image. “The commission proposed stiffening the sanctions against riders found guilty of doping in order to have a dissuasive effect,” the world ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Armstrong lied to Oprah, says doping chief

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 02:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Lance Armstrong lied in his confessional interview with Oprah Winfrey and the shamed cyclist has two weeks to finally come clean, the US anti-doping ... doping-- including a claim that he raced drug-free in his comeback in 2009 and 2010. Tygart, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief, said he has written to Armstrong to say that if he wants ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Lance Armstrong doping confession fails to satisfy critics

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Armstrong confession fails to satisfy critics The formerly defiant Lance Armstrong once said, "As long as I live, I will deny ever doping," but sitting face to face ... career he used a cocktail of drugs, including testosterone, cortisone, human growth hormone and the blood booster EPO. But Armstrong, 41, called his doping regimen "simple ...




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