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Team Sky TUE controversy: Why one medical expert has real concerns

In recent days one of the biggest news topics has been the leak by Russian hackers of medical data relating to Team Sky riders Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome. The so-called Fancy Bears hackers released confidential Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) documents relating to the two Tour de France winners, showing the medical substances they had …

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Jaksche on Sky’s TUE controversy: ‘We used the same excuse in my era.’

Commenting on the Team Sky TUE controversy, former professional Joerg Jaksche has said that injections of Triamcinolone acetonide were a standard grey area doping practice used by professional riders in the past. The German rider was involved in the Operacion Puerto controversy and later admitted to blood doping during his career. He became a whistleblower …

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TUE controversy: Wiggins defends previous claims that he never received injections

Seeking to explain the contradiction between a 2012 claim that he hadn’t used needles in cycling and this week’s leaked Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) proving he had received injections of a corticosteroid in 2011, 2012 and 2013, Bradley Wiggins has issued a statement on the matter. The controversy arose on Wednesday when Russian hackers published …

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Commentary: What made the 2016 Tour de France GC battle so boring

Saturday’s anticlimactic Tour de France stage from Megève to Morzine saw Team Sky’s Chris Froome secure his third Tour de France victory. After Sunday’s processional stage to Paris, the Brit pulled on the yellow jersey once again on France’s most famous street, the Champs Élysées. The Tour’s twentieth stage was an exercise in control for his Sky …

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Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, second rest day

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber The riders of the 2016 Tour de France enjoyed a relaxing rest day on Tuesday in Berne, Switerzland. The cloudless sunny sky and pristine water of Lake Thun made for a fantastic day to reset and recover, both mentally and physically, with four tough days in the …

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Tour de France tech: Geraint Thomas’s custom Pinarello Dogma F8 XLight

BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France (CT) – At the start of stage 7 of the Tour de France, in the charming town of L’Isle-Jourdain, a new superlight Pinarello frameset was being fussed over by two Team Sky mechanics. The F8 XLight is a new and limited edition climbing bike from the Italian team sponsor. The bike had its …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Dries de Bondt wins Halle-Ingooigem; LottoNL-Jumbo team demands apology over hidden motor claims against Roglic; Despite Olympic selection, Dimension Data wants Cavendish to complete Tour; Strava report debunks myth that women; Talansky re-signs with Cannondale, skipping Tour; Team Sky Tour de France roster; BMC Tour de France roster; LottoNL-Jumbo for …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Giacoppo regains lead with stage win at Tour of Japan; Problems continue with Rio Olympic velodrome construction; More operations for Stig Broeckx following motorcycle-caused crash;  Sergio Henao cleared to return to racing; David De La Cruz sidelined after emergency appendectomy; Skjerping alleges negligence with motorcycle crash at Belgium Tour; …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Oh, the drama! Nibali takes stage win, Kruijswijk crashes, plummets to third overall as Chaves moves into pink at Giro d’Italia; Devenyns wins stage and takes Baloise Belgium Tour lead; Two years after devastating injury, Taylor Phinney wins US national time trial championship; Carmen Small wins US time trial championship; …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: End of the road for IAM Cycling; After Alaphilippe’s GC victory in California — what next, and how far can he go?; Greipel and Sieberg extend with Lotto-Soudal through 2018; Thomas extends with Team Sky; Giro rest day review; Pro cyclist talks about facing his depression; Tour of California: Riders …

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