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Why an 'ethics of fairness' is a better way of looking at doping

As another decade in cycling begins with WorldTour doping investigations (Operation Aderlass) and news of Bjarne Riis returning to the Wo...

Opinion: Cycling’s biggest integrity problem is weak culture

Does cycling have a cultural problem? Can a clean future for the sport and its murky past coexist? In this opinion piece from freelance w...

Two Austrian cyclists banned for doping in Operation Aderlass

Two Austrian cyclists were banned for four years on Thursday for being part of an international blood-doping ring involving multiple spor...

Two riders suspended as police probe Austrian blood doping ring

Frascati, Italy, May 15, 2019 (AFP) - Two current World Tour riders, Croatian Kristijan Durasek (UAE-Emirates, left in photo) and Sloveni...

Casting a critical eye on corruption in sport: Q&A with anti-doping expert Robin Parisotto

Robin Parisotto has played an important role in anti-doping during his career, with his work including the development of the first-ever ...

The Secret Pro: My thoughts on Froome's positive and the bikes we ride

In the hours before this Secret Pro was scheduled to be published, news broke that Chris Froome had tested positive for twice the legal a...

Doping for a documentary: An interview with Icarus director Bryan Fogel

For the documentary Icarus — which won the first-ever Orwell Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in January, and was released on Net...

Updated: Fourteen months later, USADA hands Tom Danielson four-year sanction

This story has been updated since its initial publication, with a statement from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, disputing Tom Danielson's c...

Anti-doping tests: Even in retirement the early knock on the door doesn't stop

Peeing in front of strangers and having to account for your whereabouts at all times is a necessary part of the anti-doping testing regim...

Book excerpt from Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports

Republished with permission of VeloPress from Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports by Mark Johnson. Read more ...

In her own words: Armitstead explains whereabouts case

With recent news that Lizzie Armitstead has been provisionally suspended, which explained her absence at recent Women's WorldTour events,...

Armitstead: ‘I can only tell you that I am a clean athlete and an honest person'

News broke yesterday that Armitstead's absence at recent Women's WorldTour events was due to a provisional suspension after being charged...

Armitstead avoids Rio ban after winning UK Anti-Doping Court case

When Lizzie Armitstead didn't line up for the past two Women's WorldTour events in July, it didn't seem to surprise anyone. She's stated ...

After head of its Anti-Doping Committee challenges existing regulations, USA Cycling cuts ties

In April, USA Cycling asked University of Stirling academic Dr. Paul Dimeo to chair its Anti-Doping Committee, a new advisory board set u...

The curious case of Oscar74: How USADA nabbed a masters doper

This story begins with a doorbell sounding in a residential neighborhood. It is a Saturday morning in December, and the sun has not yet r...

A 'colossal meltdown': Armstrong on doping, Travis Tygart, and today's Tour de France

Speaking to a University of Colorado class in Boulder on Tuesday, Lance Armstrong fielded questions from students on several topics, incl...

Boost for anti-doping fight, detection of banned substances after agreement signed between WADA and Pfizer Inc.

The current lag between the use of some doping substances and the development of tests for their detection could be shortened or even eli...

End to national federations judging their own athletes as UCI announces new anti-doping tribunal

The risk of any national cycling federations or anti-doping organisations showing bias towards athletes in disciplinary processes have ev...

Missing the point

With the fallout from the French Senate inquiry into doping and the 18 positive and 12 suspicious names being released from the 1998 Tour...