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Your Wednesday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Colbrelli wins Tre Valli Varesine; Turning point: Taylor Phinney on purpose, changing teams, and the unbearable heaviness of invisible weight; Lachlan Morton to ride with Dimension Data in 2017; Froome responds to Team Sky TUE controversy; Boardman supports calls to make TUEs public; Callum Skinner posts private medial records in …

Lachlan Morton to ride with Dimension Data in 2017

Australian climbing sensation Lachlan Morton will return to the European peloton in 2017 after signing a contract with Dimension Data, several sources have confirmed with CyclingTips. The 24-year-old Morton rode for Garmin-Sharp in 2013 and 2014 before spending the past two seasons with the U.S. Continental team Jelly Belly-Maxxis. After walking away from the WorldTour in …

Your Tuesday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Brailsford breaks silence about Wiggins’ TUEs; Froome says he did not know about Wiggins’ TUEs; Dumoulin reacts to Wiggins TUE controversy; Commentary: Jingle Cross was Christmas in September for US cyclocross fans; Serbian rider Dejan Maric dies in road race; Feline extends, Cardoso signs with Trek-Segafrdo; Nibali back from collarbone …

Brailsford breaks silence, says Wiggins TUE was not abuse, but for ‘medical need’

Following a prolonged period of silence regarding the revelation that Bradley Wiggins had been granted a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for the corticosteroid triamcinolone before Grand Tours in 2011, 2012 and 2013, Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford stood by the team’s decision to request the UCI to allow it, saying the corticosteroid was not abused, but rather …

Wiggins insists his corticosteroid usage was very different to Millar and others

Finally responding to questions raised 11 days ago by the leak of medical information by Russian hackers, Bradley Wiggins has sought to play down the performance-enhancing effects of injections he received before three Grand Tours. Wiggins was given shots of the corticosteroid Triamcinolone acetonide prior to the 2011 and 2012 Tours de France plus the …

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Your Monday Daily News Digest

In today’s Daily News Digest: Terpstra wins Eneco Tour as Boasson Hagen picks up final stage; Ruffoni wins GP Bruno Beghelli; Hosking takes women’s inaugural Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli; Tuft and Durbridge grab third Duo Normand victory; Chaves wins Giro dell’Emilia; Elisa Longo Borghini takes second consecutive Giro dell’Emilia Donne; Van Aert, Compton solo to …

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Your Saturday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: BMC wins Eneco TTT, Dennis back into lead; How pro cycling is inching closer to a 21st Century viewing experience; Wout van Aert cracks big toe in Vegas race, uncertain for Iowa; Cancellara, Cummings hacked TUE data released; Wiggins to appear on Andrew Marr Show over TUE leak; Ben Hermans …

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Your Friday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sagan doubles wins in Eneco Tour; Colbrelli wins Coppa Sabatini; Wout van Aert, Sophie de Boer win first World Cup in Vegas; Boonen crashes out of Eneco Tour; Thomas Voeckler will retire after 2017 Tour de France; UCI pledges to improve rider security at races; How Cross Vegas became a …

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Your Thursday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Break gives it up in the finale as Sagan wins Eneco stage sprint; Bennett wins stage, Bennati overall at Giro della Toscana; A chat with the champ: Wout Van Aert, on top of the world in Las Vegas; British Cycling names long list for worlds; 2017 UnitedHealthcare men’s team focusing …

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UCI lobbying WADA to ban Tramadol

With the use of grey area performance-enhancing substances in the news after the leak of Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) data from WADA, including details of corticosteroid injections by Bradley Wiggins, the spotlight is on other such substances. One of the most contentious is the painkiller Tramadol, which is a potent painkiller. It is currently not …

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