Steve Peters casts doubt on testosterone patches being used to enhance performance

British Cycling and Team Sky‘s former head of medicine Steve Peters cast doubt on the idea testosterone patches could have been ordered for performance-enhancing reasons. Richard Freeman, the former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor, is facing a hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester to determine his fitness to practise medicine. Dr Freeman has already admitted, among […]

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Australian duo win madison track World Cup gold

Australia's Annette Edmondson and Georgia Baker have scooped gold in the women's madison at the UCI Track World Cup in Glasgow. Edmondson and Baker finished ahead of British duo Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker and Dutch pair Amy Pieters and Kirsten Wild at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. Georgia Baker celebratesCredit:Getty Images All eyes had been on Archibald and Barker […]

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Belgian cyclist Lambrecht dies after crash

Lotto-Soudal cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht has died following a crash at the Tour of Poland. The 22-year-old Belgian – a teammate of top Australian rider Caleb Ewan – fell in the final 100km of the third stage and was taken to hospital after being resuscitated, according to race organisers. cyclingCredit:AP But his team confirmed he passed away on Monday. Lotto-Soudal tweeted: […]

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A race to save professional cycling from itself

If you watch professional cycling at all, you probably tune in once a year to the Tour de France. During those three weeks in July, fans can watch the best riders in the world glide along the winding roads of the French countryside, vying for supremacy at the front of a long, sinuous peloton.But behind this carefully orchestrated European travelogue […]

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Ewan edged out in Tour de France stage 10 sprint

Belgium's Wout Van Aert has won Stage 10 of the Tour de France in a sprint to the line, edging out Australia's Caleb Ewan and Michael Matthews, who finished third and fourth respectively. Italian rider Elia Viviani finished second ahead of Lotto-Soudal's Ewan and Team Sunweb's Matthews in Monday's Saint-Flour to Albi stage. Wout Van Aert.Credit:AP Julian Alaphilippe of France […]

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Chris Froome: I’m lucky to be alive after crash

Chris Froome has admitted he is lucky to be alive after speaking for the first time since his horror cycling accident. The four-time Tour de France winner crashed at nearly 35mph during his fourth-stage reconnaissance of the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday. Lying in his hospital bed, Froome also paid tribute to cycling fans following his life-threatening crash. We’ll tell […]

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Giro d’Italia 2019: Richard Carapaz closes in on victory as Esteban Chaves claims emotional stage 19

Esteban Chaves ended his year-long wait for a victory with an emotional stage 19 success at the Giro d’Italia, as Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz closed in on a surprise win of the pink jersey.  Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott) was diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus last season and took an eight-month break from cycling, but the Colombian showed his renowned bravery to attack multiple times […]

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