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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: McClay wins GP de Denain; Johansson wins Euskal Emakumeen, stage 1; By the numbers: What it takes to win Paris-Roubaix; UCI makes it official: disc brake use is suspended pending further talks; Eddy Merckx: Disc brakes too dangerous for racing; How to beat the dreaded post race […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Why whistleblowers are crucial for cycling and other sports; Spanish calendar gets boost from return of Tour of Valencia; Cookson wants assurances if WADA takes over cycling’s testing; Contador considering dropping ‘pistolero’ celebration after Paris attacks; Keisse describes possible Wiggins pairing at Ghent Six as […]

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Cookson wants assurances if WADA takes over cycling’s testing

A proposal by the IOC that WADA could take over testing for all sports is still some way from being made definite, but UCI president Brian Cookson has expressed possible reservations. In recent years the UCI has ramped up the amount of money spent fighting doping, receiving money from teams and others and using it […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Race organisers, including ASO, reject UCI reforms and call for a decrease in team race squad sizes; Where are we going? The Inner Ring on the UCI’s reforms; Journalist who exposed Russian doping scandal calls for UCI anti-doping commission clean-up; WADA clarifies status of ‘non-compliant’ […]

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WADA clarifies status of ‘non-compliant’ anti-doping bodies, but questions remain about Lausanne lab

The aftershocks from the Russian doping scandal revealed by journalist Hajo Seppelt and his colleagues at the German TV channel ARD and investigated by a WADA Independent Commission continue to rumble. The Russian laboratory implicated in destroying samples despite being ordered to retain them by WADA has been blocked from carrying out any tests at […]

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Journalist who exposed Russian doping scandal calls for UCI anti-doping commission clean-up

He’s the German journalist who caused a massive upheaval in the world of athletics when he exposed systematic doping within Russia. Now, as the fallout from his expose continues, Hajo Seppelt has said he believes the head of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), Nikita Kamaev, cannot retain his position on the UCI’s anti-doping commission. Update […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Ferrari back in the headlines again and facing trial in Italy; Anti-doping coming to US masters and amateur racing; Simon Clarke keen to take “the next step”; WADA finds Russia and five others non-compliant with anti-doping code; Alberto Contador’s brush with death; Paul Sherwen – […]

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Cookson on Athletics: “we have learned a few lessons in our sport and we can share those lessons”

Speaking about the corruption and doping allegations currently hitting the world athletics body IAAF, UCI president Brian Cookson said that it is important for all sports to take such issues seriously and to grasp the nettle as cycling has done. Cookson spoke on the issue in a sit-down interview with CyclingTips last week. He was […]

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WADA clarifies its position on prison terms for those involved with doping

Although quotes by its director general David Howman recently appeared to advocate prison terms for doping, the World Anti Doping Agency WADA has issued a statement denying that this is its position. Speaking at the 25th Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association conference in Melbourne, Howman said earlier this month that time behind bars […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andrea Palini leads the Tour of Hainan after back-to-back stage wins; Confusion over status of Tramadol in 2016, WADA contradicts MPCC and says it isn’t banned; Ryder – Meintjes leaving MTN-Qhubeka is like a gaping wound; Cycling Australia announces two new appointments to the board […]

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