Posts tagged "WADA"

Entire Era of US Cycling Erased from History Yesterday

Entire Era of US Cycling Erased from History Yesterday
As predicted, Lance Armstrong is not the only US Postal Service rider to be sanctioned by the US Anti Doping Agency. USADA’s CEO Travis Tygart announced yesterday that six of Lance’s former teammates – Levi Leipheimer, Christian Vande Velde, David Zabriskie, Tom Danielson, Michael Barry, and George Hincapie – will also serve six-month suspensions and... Read more »

Will Amnesty Save Lance Armstrong?

Late Friday, word came down from UCI president Pat McQuaid that cycling’s governing body was contemplating offering immunity to riders who may have doped during the Lance Armstrong Era. While the statement reported in both Cycling News and Velonews was vague, his message was clear; the UCI needs to find a way out of the... Read more »

Public Perception and the Cost of Keeping Cycling Clean

Public Perception and the Cost of Keeping Cycling Clean
Doping continues to be the top headline in bicycling news. In the past week, Lance Armstrong was cleared (for the moment), Alberto Contador was stripped of his wins and retroactively banned, and Jan Ullrich was banned for two years despite having retired from the sport nearly five years ago.  He was also retroactively stripped of... Read more »
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