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Two riders added to long list of doping suspensions from Vuelta a Costa Rica

Two Costa Rican cyclists have been provisionally suspended following positive tests from the 2019 edition of the lamentably notorious Vue...

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...

Russia banned from major sporting events for four years

WADA's has executive committee (ExCo) has unanimously endorsed the recommendation of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) to declare Rus...

Freeman, Ex-Sky doctor to admit he 'told a lot of lies'

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman will tell a medical tribunal he "told a lot of lies" and ordered the banned su...

Where are they now: A Tyler Hamilton Interview

Tyler Hamilton was a loyal lieutenant within cycling’s most notorious team, an Olympic champion who gave his medal back, and the author o...

Retired sprint great Petacchi banned from cycling for two years

Retired Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi, winner of six Tour de France and 22 Giro d'Italia stages, has been suspended for two years f...

Doping: the scourge of Colombia's cycling talent production line

Bogota, Aug 23, 2019 (AFP) - Colombian cycling reached its zenith last month when pint-sized climber Egan Bernal became his country's fir...

WADA almost done analyzing Puerto samples but athletes will not be named

WADA's Intelligence and Investigations department is nearly finished a process of analyzing DNA and blood to identify numerous athletes i...

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 caught doping at New York gran fondo

Two riders have tested positive for EPO at the GFNY World Championship in New York, organisers announced on Tuesday. Colombian Felipe Men...

Another cyclist nabbed by Operation Aderlass

MTB racer Christina Kollmann-Forstner is the latest cyclist to be caught out by Operation Aderlass, the Austrian police investigation int...

Manzana Postobon triggers UCI's team suspension rule after second positive test

Colombian outfit Monzana Postobon faces a suspension of 15 to 45 days after triggering a UCI regulation that requires the suspension of a...

Pantano suspended after EPO positive

Trek-Segafredo has suspended Jarlinson Pantano after the 30-year-old Colombian was notified of an adverse analytical finding in an out-of...

Siutsou tests positive for EPO

Bahrain-Merida pro rider Kanstantsin Siutsou has been handed a provisional suspension by the UCI after a positive A sample in a doping co...

Game-changer: The long push to end blood transfusions in sport

Tuesday, July 25, 2007: The world of cycling and the Tour de France were plunged into controversy with the news that Alexander Vinokourov...

One sick cyclist, 14 banned drugs and a four-year ban: Michael Fitzgerald Q&A

Late last week, news broke on Twitter about Michael Fitzgerald, a West Australian cyclist that had received a four-year sanction after us...

Australian cyclist gets four-year ban after doping in 14 different ways

A 29-year-old cyclist from Western Australia has been handed a four-year ban from the sport after using a long list of prohibited substan...

UCI commits to banning tramadol and glucocorticoids

The UCI has announced that it is putting in place firm measures to ban the use of tramadol and glucocorticoids in competition, something ...

Ethics in sport: Parisotto rejects free-for-all approach to doping

Anti-doping scientist Robin Parisotto has given strong reasons to counter those who say that performance enhancing drugs should be legali...

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 ...

Commentary: A partially subjective ranking of cycling's dopers, loved and hated

Since I started following pro bike racing in the 1980s, I have marveled at the marvelously complicated calculus that cycling fans employ ...