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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...

Cookson defends biological passport, reveals existence of two ongoing cases

Although the number of biological passport cases has plummeted since Roman Kreuziger’s legal battle saw the case against him dropped in J...

Irvine’s racing return delayed due to UCI testing pool requirements

Former world scratch race champion Martyn Irvine has expressed disappointment after learning that his return to racing will be delayed un...

Henao withdrawn from competition by Team Sky while UCI’s Cycling Anti Doping Foundation studies blood values

Team Sky climber Sergio Henao has been sidelined by his team after the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) notified the rider about blo...

University of Sheffield says it is still working on Henao biological passport study, publication drawing closer

Over a year after Team Sky pledged that a research paper would be published in connection to Sergio Henao’s blood values, specifically th...

UCI and WADA terminate CAS appeal concerning Kreuziger’s biological passport

Due to defend their case against Roman Kreuziger next week, the UCI and WADA have instead announced that they are dropping their appeals ...

In wake of BBC doping expose, WADA says it is exploring claims the biological passport is flawed

Commenting in the wake of the Panorama programme screened on the BBC on Wednesday, the World Anti Doping Agency has acknowledged the clai...

Vinokourov: “We want our credibility back as a matter of urgency”

Reputation damaged by a total of five positive tests from the Astana WorldTour and Continental teams in the latter half of 2014, Alexandr...

Kreuziger case: UCI contradicts Tinkoff Saxo team assertion that it hasn’t filed documentation

The UCI has answered claims by Tinkoff Saxo team manager Stefano Feltrin that it and WADA are responsible for the delays in Roman Kreuzig...

Kreuziger’s public defence raises further questions about doping case

The denial had echoes of another rider who also previously worked with Michele Ferrari: Lance Armstrong. On Saturday Roman Kreuziger rele...

UCI wants ban of between two to four years for Kreuziger, loss of results from March 2011

The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed Tuesday that it had initiated a procedure filed by the UCI and WADA against the clearing of ...

Kreuziger’s lawyer claims rider suffers from hypothyroidism and that bio passport samples were handled incorrectly

Commenting five days after the UCI and WADA confirmed that they plan to appeal Roman Kreuziger’s clearing of biological passport infringe...

WADA and UCI both appeal Roman Kreuziger biological passport case to CAS

Both the World Anti Doping Agency and the UCI have decided to fight the decision taken last month by the Czech Olympic Committee to clear...

Kreuziger cleared by Czech Olympic Committee over biological passport doping case

Two days before the Elite time trial and six days before the Elite road race at cycling’s world championships, Roman Kreuziger has been g...

What teams can learn from the Tiernan-Locke case

The Tiernan-Locke case – and, also, the Roman Kreuziger situation – have shown that there are risks to teams in signing riders from other...

Kreuziger case to be heard on September 11, verdict due September 22

The biological passport case involving Roman Kreuziger will go before a panel in just over two weeks’ time, with the Czech Cycling Federa...

UCI, Kreuziger and Tinkov react to rider’s suspension being upheld

Following on from Wednesday’s decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) that Roman Kreuziger’s provisional ban for a suspiciou...

Tiernan-Locke explains decision not to appeal suspension, questions if he will return to cycling

Two days after a two year suspension for biological passport irregularities was confirmed, Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has explained his reaso...

No Vuelta for Kreuziger as CAS upholds provisional suspension

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has blocked Roman Kreuziger’s hopes of riding the Vuelta a España, deciding Wednesday that his a...

Kreuziger’s CAS hearing against suspension taking place, decision later today

With the clock ticking down to the Vuelta a España, Roman Kreuziger will learn Wednesday if he will be given a green light to take part i...

Two year ban confirmed for Tiernan Locke as rider decides not to appeal

Former Endura Racing and Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has had his two year suspension for doping confirmed today by UK Anti-Dopi...