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Doping in Cycling

Doping in Cycling

Bjarne Riis steps down as team manager of SAfrica-based NTT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Bjarne Riis is stepping down as as team manager of South Africa-based NTT Pro Cycling, the 1996 Tour de France champion said Wednesday.The Dane, who admitted to doping following his retirement from cycling, said he “departs the organization by mutual consent.”Riis took over the first team…
bubmag
November 11, 2020
Doping in Cycling

Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins says that Mark Cavendish "deserves a far better send off than crying at the end of Gent-Wevelgem", and has urged cycling's World Tour teams to find space for Cavendish in their plans for 2021.Wiggins' comments come after Cavendish broke down in tears at the end of Gent-Wevelgem on…
bubmag
October 12, 2020
Doping in Cycling

French team under investigation for alleged Tour doping

French cycling team Arkea-Samsic has vowed to take decisive action if an investigation into suspected doping offences during the Tour de France finds evidence of wrong-doing.  The team's general mananger Emmanuel Hubert confirmed that the team's hotel was searched by police last week, midway through the Tour which concluded in Paris on Sunday, where…
bubmag
September 22, 2020
Doping in Cycling

The Tour de France bikes, ranked

Jumbo-Visma rides Bianchi. Tim de Waele/Getty Images The 107th Tour de France got rolling in Nice on August 29 and finished in Paris on Sunday. 176 riders started and 146 finished. The 21-year-old Slovenian Tadej Pogačar won the three-week race after dramatically snatching the leader's yellow jersey from compatriot Primož…
bubmag
September 20, 2020