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Porte warms up for Tour with Criterium du Dauphine win

Australian Richie Porte on Sunday won the Criterium du Dauphine, the last major warm-up race before the Tour de France. Riding for Ineos Grenadiers, Porte finished 17 seconds ahead of Alexey Lutsenko (Astana-Premier Tech) and 29 seconds ahead of teammate Geraint Thomas in the general classification. Richie Porte, riding for Ineos Grenadiers.Credit:AP The final stage – a 147-kilometre route from […]

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Giro D’Italia: Egan Bernal blows rivals away in final climb to win stage nine and take overall lead

Egan Bernal celebrates winning stage nine of the Giro d’Italia Egan Bernal blew away his rivals on the Giro d’Italia as he won the ninth stage with a brutal, gravity-defying effort in the final climb to claim the race’s overall lead on Sunday. The 2019 Tour de France champion produced impressive acceleration inside the last km of a gravel road final section […]

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Dr Richard Freeman’s ‘fitness to practise is impaired’, rules Medical Practitioners Tribunal

Former British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor Richard Freeman’s fitness to practise medicine is impaired, a Medical Practitioners Tribunal has ruled. Dr Freeman admitted 18 of 22 charges against him at the start of the long-running hearing in 2019 and on Friday was found guilty of all but one, including ordering testosterone to British Cycling headquarters “knowing or believing” […]

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Tribunal sees through Richard Freeman’s web of lies – but will anything really change?

Richard Freeman worked for British Cycling at the London and Rio Olympics There is only one mention of testosterone in Dr Richard Freeman’s highly putdownable book The Line: Where Medicine and Sport Collide, but his description of the hormone as “muscle building” is enough to suggest he was familiar with its powers. Freeman’s claim that he didn’t know testosterone enhanced […]

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Ineos’ Richie Porte ‘beat up and sore’ but without broken bones after Paris-Nice crash

Richie Porte’s crash in the Paris-Nice event on Sunday took the Ineos Grenadiers rider out of the race but did not lead to any serious injuries, the Australian’s team have confirmed. Porte crashed with 35 kilometres remaining in the first stage after Jumbo-Visma’s George Bennett swerved into the 36-year-old. Porte’s team-mate Ben Swift said at the end of the Sunday’s […]

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