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WADA provides clarification about cases such as Bruyneel’s appearance at Wiggins’ UCI hour record

While Johan Bruyneel’s appearance in the VIP section of Bradley Wiggins’ hour record bid drew criticism, with many stating that the banned Belgian’s presence in the trackside centre was difficult to stomach, the World Anti Doping Agency has confirmed that such a case would not violate the terms of standard suspensions. In April 2014 Bruyneel […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI Licence Commission states withdrawal of Astana licence would not have been proportionate; US government wants to question Armstrong’s girlfriend over his lying; Martin reveals extent of Liège-Bastogne-Liege injuries; Contador says making history is crucial for him, sees Giro/Tour double as way to do that; Brailsford gives […]


Armstrong and CIRC: Questions were limited, reduction in lifetime ban thought unlikely

Although Lance Armstrong recently gave the impression that he was fully cooperative with the Cycling Independent Reform Commission, telling the BBC that he gave full details in two meetings with the independent body, it appears that version of events may be misleading. “I have met them twice, they have asked me not to go into […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March; Contador: Winning the Giro and Tour would mean my career would be remembered more; Tour de San Luis talents Gaviria and Contreras sign two year contracts with Etixx-QuickStep; Lotto-Soudal doctor calls for […]


UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March

Although the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC)’s inquiry into the Lance Armstrong/US Postal Service affair, the UCI’s conduct around that time and doping in general is scheduled to be completed by the end of this month, the UCI has confirmed that the final outcome of that might not be disclosed for a couple more weeks […]


US Postal doping affair: CAS sets dates for cases involving Bruyneel, Martí and Celaya

It’s been a full eight months since WADA announced that it would appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in an attempt to secure longer bans from cycling for former US Postal manager Johan Bruyneel and two team staff. A date has now been set for that legal battle. CAS released a list […]

Armstrong associates Stapleton and Knaggs try to negotiate settlement in Department of Justice legal case

Two of those fighting their corner in the combined Department of Justice/ Floyd Landis case against Lance Armstrong and his former associates have sought to bring their involvement to an end by offering payoffs to the United States government and Landis’ lawyer. USA Today has today reported that Armstrong’s longtime agent Bill Stapleton and the […]


Armstrong due to go under oath twice this month, others also called

Days before he is due to go under oath in relation to the SCA Promotions case, it has emerged that Lance Armstrong is also being requested to testify in a separate case, with the former professional one of five witnesses summoned to speak. USA Today reported Friday that the $100 million Qui Tam lawsuit launched […]