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Confusion over status of Tramadol in 2016; WADA contradicts MPCC and says it isn’t banned

A statement released by the MPCC anti-doping movement on Wednesday has led to some confusion, with that release appearing to say that the...

MPCC on LottoNL-Jumbo’s decision to quit: Only seven samples ever deemed too low, Dutch team had two of these

Responding to the LottoNL-Jumbo team’s criticism of it over its regulation relating to an enforced rest for riders with low cortisol leve...

LottoNL-Jumbo becomes third team to quit MPCC over disagreement with regulations

Emphasising that it supports the philosophy of the MPCC anti-doping movement, the LottoNL-Jumbo team has nevertheless said that it is wit...

Bardiani-CSF quits MPCC over Giro d’Italia cortisol case

Responding two weeks after the MPCC anti doping movement summoned the team manager to a meeting of the board of directors scheduled for J...

George Bennett: ‘How do we stop cortisone in the sport? A few guys like me taking the fall is not the answer.’

Commenting almost three weeks after he was blocked from starting the Giro d’Italia due to low cortisol levels, the New Zealand rider Geor...

MPCC says that Bardiani CSF team is under scrutiny after squad breaks its regulations

One day after the Bardiani-CSF team won stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia via Nicola Boem, the anti-doping MPCC group has indicated that the ...

IAM’s Beucherie: “A rider who takes cortisone is a sick rider, so he must stop racing”

IAM Cycling sporting manager Serge Beucherie has spoken about the importance of riders remaining clean, saying that not giving in to temp...

Vuelta without defending champion as Horner blocked from starting by MPCC rules

Chris Horner’s aim of defending his Vuelta a España title has derailed even before the race has started, with the American rider blocked ...