Former Tour de France winner’s confession ‘too little, too late, cycling officials say.
The doping scandal, centring on Festina, almost wrecked the 1998 Tour, the world’s top cycling competition. Its repercussions are still being felt in the sports world today.
Dutch cycling road racer Michael Boogerd has admitted using doping from 1997 to the end of his professional career in 2007 in an interview with Nos television. Allegations against Boogerd, who won two stages of the Tour de France and a string of other titles, have been made since 2008 but he has always denied the charges.
Sep 12, 2006 · Armstrong once said that cycling had no secrets and that hard work was the key to winning. Recent events and disclosures, however, demonstrate that cycling does, indeed, have secrets.
Former cycling star Jan Ullrich has admitted to drink driving after he crashed into two other vehicles, injuring two people, in the Swiss canton of Thurgau, where he lives.
Canada’s 2012 Tour of Italy champion Ryder Hesjedal has admitted to having taken performance-enhancing drugs 10 years ago after choosing ‘the wrong path’. The 32-year-old — who turned
Armstrong ‘admits doping to Oprah’ The Star / 16 January 2013, 09:00am / SAPA Lance Armstrong takes part in a special session during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York in this file
In the face of explosive drug allegations, Canada’s top cycling star, Ryder Hesjedal, came clean on Wednesday. In a statement issued after a former Danish cyclist exposed him, Hesjedal admitted
Systematic blood doping at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The U.S. cycling team’s successes were coloured by revelations that riders had blood transfusions before their events, a practice known as blood-doping. The transfusions were to increase red blood cells in riders’ blood. That would take more oxygen to their muscles.
Former cyclist Erik Zabel has resigned from the Professional Cycling Council after admitting to ‘many years’ of doping, the International Cycling Union has confirmed.
Mar 09, 2015 · Doping in cycling remains widespread, with cheats exploiting grey areas, experimenting with designer drugs and becoming ever more sophisticated, according to the Cycling …
The South Australian cycling star broke down as he told The Advertiser of his would be named in a French Senate inquiry into doping in sport. after the Tour and admits to taking EPO before
Oct 23, 2012 · Former Armstrong teammate admits doping. JULIA GRONNEVET, Associated Press «This is a sad day for Norwegian cycling, but we wanted to have this out in the light,» said federation President Harald Tiedemann Hansen at the joint news conference with Kjaergaard.
Lance Armstrong admits doping to win cycling titles The cyclist Lance Armstrong has admitted for the first time that he repeatedly and systematically used banned drugs and blood doping to win his