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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 - DOPING

    Ian Thorpe 'happy' at demise of Lance Armstrong

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... champion Ian Thorpe said he was "happy" at cycling star Lance Armstrong's downfall and congratulated the United States doping authorities who exposed the seven-time Tour de France ... The Australian legend paid tribute to the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) and its president Travis Tygart who was at the heart of revealing Armstrong's systematic doping that helped him become ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Death threats for man in charge of Armstrong doping investigation

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Man in charge of probe into Lance Armstrong scandal told he would get 'bullet to the head' Anti-doping chief 'got death threats' Travis Tygart says he spent years probing the biggest doping scheme in sports history, and received death threats, including one chilling warning that he would get a bullet to his head. In an interview on 60 ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Cycling Australia to meet over Armstrong-linked doping admissions

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 02:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... doping conspiracy, the organisation said on Sunday. White, 38, said he was part of a strategy of doping when he rode on the Armstrong-led US Postal Services team from 2001 to 2003 and told CA ... to us and to determine what action should be taken,” President Klaus Mueller said in a statement. “We recognise that both Asada [Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority] and the UCI ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Wada proposes doubling bans in wake of Lance Armstrong doping scandal

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montreal As Armstrong punishment is hailed, invigorated agency wants heavier suspensions for dopers Wada proposes doubling banson drug cheats The World Anti-Doping Agency has sought to redefine its role as a sports watchdog in the wake of allegations of a doping conspiracy involving cyclist Lance Armstrong and has proposed doubling bans for athletes caught ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Lance Armstrong at centre of most sophisticated doping programme

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 01:38am by Associated Press

    ... to call his friends. Hit with a lifetime ban and the loss of all seven of his Tour de France titles, Armstrong challenged the US Anti-Doping Agency to give him the names of all his accusers. ... to the cyclists. The report depicts what Usada chief Travis Tygart called “the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme that sport has ever seen”. Armstrong’s attorney called ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Usada chief Travis Tygart accuses Lance Armstrong of lying to Oprah

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Tygart, American investigator, claims disgraced Texan failed to come clean on key doping claims Armstrong lied to Oprah on drugs, Usada chief says 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 official who pursued him for years has said. Travis Tygart said ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Rabobank withdraws cycling team sponsorship after Armstrong scandal

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a professional cycling team for the last 17 years, said cycling had been irrevocably damaged by a succession of doping cases, not just the high-profile scandal involving seven-time Tour de France winner Armstrong. The US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) last week placed the Texan at the heart of what it alleged was the biggest doping programme in sports history. The claim has heaped pressure ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Lance Armstrong's long con a blow to believers

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by MCT, Linda Robertson

    ... Linda Robertson Now that the doping, duplicitous cyclist has been unmasked, those yellow wristbands look more like a symbol of gullibility than of hope Lance's long con a blow ... are deluding themselves the same way Armstrong deluded them. There's a saying among athletes that only dopes get caught for doping. And only dopes believe stories that are too good to be true. ...

  10. 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 ...




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