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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    World Anti-Doping Agency ‘encouraged’ by UCI Armstrong ruling

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 08:50am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montreal Cycling’s decision on Monday to cast out Lance Armstrong left World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) chief John Fahey “encouraged” that sport’s biggest doping scandal was drawing to “a correct conclusion”. The International Cycling Union said on Monday it supported the findings of the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada), which branded seven-time Tour de ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Skins clothing firm to sue UCI in wake of Lance Armstrong doping scandal

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Australian clothing firm to sue UCI over doping Australian clothing firm Skins has threatened to sue cycling's world governing body for US$2 million, alleging it harmed the company's image by failing to crack down on doping and run a clean sport. The firm's Swiss lawyers wrote to UCI saying Skins had been involved in professional ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Former anti-doping boss claims cycling union 'turned a blind eye'

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:32am by AFP

    ... TO DOPING SCANDAL' The International Cycling Union likely turned a blind eye to alleged doping by Lance Armstrong and others, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency has suggested. ... not to be successful'?" Pound's comments come in the wake of a damning US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) report that charged Armstrong with orchestrating the most complex doping scheme in sports history. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Dutch bank pulls out of cycling sponsorship

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 05:03pm by Associated Press in The Hague

    ... Anti-Doping Agency’s explosive report into Lance Armstrong. The bank said early on Friday it will halt sponsorship of its men’s and women’s professional teams at the end of this year after 17 years. ... confirmed the International Cycling Union had launched a doping case against one of its riders, Carlos Barredo. The Rabobank men’s team includes Dutchmen like Robert Gesink and Spaniard Luis-Leon ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Tour de France races from 1999-2005 to have no winner, says UCI

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:13am by Agence France-Presse in Geneva

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva The 1999-2005 Tour de France races will have no winners attributed to them, embattled world cycling officials announced Friday, ordering doping-tainted icon ... imposed on the American by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). A damning report by USADA last week concluded that Armstrong helped orchestrate the most sophisticated doping programme ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    'Careless action' that may have cost cyclist Steven Wong everything

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... Steven Wong defended himself over his failed dope test yesterday, insisting that he has always been a clean rider and that one moment of carelessness caused the failed test which has earned him ... regarding the incident. "I have had basically no problem with any doping test ever since I started racing," said the 24-year-old. "I have always been completely fine. "Even when ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Armstrong admits 'This is a difficult time'

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Lance Armstrong has admitted to "difficult" times since a report accused the shamed cyclist of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping programme ever seen in sport. Making his first public remarks since the release of United States Anti-Doping Agency's damning report, Armstrong did not refer directly to the scandal, saying: "It's been a difficult ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    UCI disbands independent Armstrong commission

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 09:06am by AFP

    ... by the global governing body in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. The UCI said it was shutting down the commission, which only met in public for the first time on Friday, because both the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and the United States Doping Agency (Usada) had refused to co-operate with its investigations and thus any report it produced would be dismissed “as not being complete ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    McQuaid in race to keep top cycling job

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in its history. During his seven-year tenure McQuaid is credited with introducing measures to boost the fight against doping and taking top level events to new countries in a bid to globalise ... time, in 2005. However the governing body is under the microscope. As well as fingering Armstrong, the publication of a damning report by the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) report in October last ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Call for UCI chief to act on Armstrong affair or quit

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 04:27pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney International Cycling Union chief Pat McQuaid must immediately make clear the governing body’s position on the Lance Armstrong doping affair or resign to prevent ... others, has written an open letter to McQuaid warning of catastrophic consequences of the body’s “inertia”. The UCI has yet to rule on the US Anti-Doping Agency’s report into Armstrong, which ...




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