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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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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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Froome, Wiggins among athletes with TUE approvals published by Russian hackers

For the second time in two days, the Russian hacker group Tsar Team, also known as “Fancy Bear” has published private medical records from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s database — and this time, it’s information pertaining to the only two British riders to win the Tour de France, Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome. The hackers illegally …

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Brian Holm charged with indecent exposure; No Tour de France for Boasson Hagen, nationals also ruled out; Lotto Belisol confirms Van de Broeck and Greipel to lead Tour de France squad; IAM Cycling announces its nine for the Tour; UCI reacts to TUE criticism, promises …

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UCI reacts to TUE criticism in Froome case, promises changes

The UCI has undertaken to change the way therepeutic use exemptions (TUEs) are handled in the sport, with the governing body telling CyclingTips that there will not be a repeat of the conditions which saw its scientific advisor Dr. Mario Zorzoli grant Chris Froome a TUE in the recent Tour de Romandie. “Working closely with …

French newspaper claims UCI hasn’t followed WADA’s rules over TUE approval

Following on from its claims last week that the UCI may have broken its own rules over the approval of the use of a corticosteroid by Chris Froome in the Tour de Romandie, a race the Briton went on to win, the French Journal du Dimanche newspaper said on Sunday that the UCI had not …

WADA says UCI followed rules over Froome corticosteroid TUE

The World Anti Doping Agency has said that it doesn’t have an issue with the UCI’s decision to grant Chris Froome a therapeutic use exemption for the corticosteroid prednisolone, believing that the regulations were followed as required. “WADA is satisfied that the UCI’s decision to grant a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) to Chris Froome was …

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