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  • Ex-Team Sky doc downloaded info about testosterone
    Richard Freeman ordered 30 sachets of testosterone gel – banned in and out of competition – to British Cycling and Team Sky headquarters..
  • Interview: Elinor Barker on spending years suffering with endometriosis before getting right diagnosis and 'life-changing' surgery
    Women's Sport Social Embed As one of the more bubbly members of the British Cycling team, discussions with Elinor Barker invariably involve plenty of talking and a great deal of laughter. So when the flow of words momentarily dry up, you know to pay particular attention. “Since surgery, I’ve kind.
  • Speaking out on doping cost me my career, insists Shane Sutton's former team-mate Darryl Webster
    It was not the ideal route to national attention. Last Tuesday afternoon, in the office of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester, Darryl Webster was described by his old team-mate Shane Sutton as someone who grew cannabis and was bitter at being insulted after his wife had left him.
  • Cycling great Poulidor laid to rest
    Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat (France) (AFP) - Former Tour de France winners Bernard Thevenet and Bernard Hinault were among hundreds of mourners who gathered in the village of Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat on Tuesday for the funeral of Raymond Poulidor, who died last week at the age of 83. From 1964 to 1976 he.
  • Alberto Bettiol: It is a disgrace and unfair that women earn so little in prize money
    Women's Sport Social Embed Alberto Bettiol has described the prize money given to women at the Tour of Flanders, one of the biggest one-day races in the men's and women's WorldTour calendars, as 'a disgrace'. Italian rider Bettiol earned €20,000 in prize money for winning the Tour.
  • Froome's Olympic hopes dented by Team GB quota
    If Chris Froome is to fulfil his ambition of making a tilt for gold at the 2020 Olympic Games road race, he will have one fewer teammate than five of his rivals on the mountainous route that tackles Mount Fuji. The International Cycling Union's (UCI) quotas for the Olympic road races allocated Britain.
  • Van der Poel dedicates win to cycling legend granddad Poulidor
    Dutch cycling ace Mathieu van der Poel fought back tears on Saturday after he won a World Cup cyclo-cross event in the Czech Republic just three days after his legendary grandfather Raymond Poulidor's death. Poulidor, who died aged 83 on Wednesday, is a household name and national hero in France.
  • British Cycling physio alleges Shane Sutton 'bullied' Dr Richard Freeman during medical tribunal
    Shane Sutton and Dr Richard Freeman had a “monumental falling out” over the costs of a flight back from Colombia which Freeman took in 2015 following a family bereavement, a medical tribunal has heard. After that incident, Sutton constantly “bullied” Freeman according to Phil Burt, the former British.
  • Froome crash underlines 'scary' dangers of cycling - Bernal
    Tour de France winner Egan Bernal said Friday that competitive cyclists are only ever one corner from catastrophe, reflecting on Chris Froome's high-speed crash in June. The four-time Tour champion Froome fractured a thigh, elbow and vertebrae during the Criterium du Dauphine stage race and last.
  • British Cycling and Team Sky ordered Viagra for riders, medical tribunal hears
    The mystery of the 2011 batch of testosterone delivered to British Cycling’s headquarters deepened on Thursday after a medical tribunal heard that Viagra may also have been part of the order. It was also claimed that a stock of the drug, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction but may also give athletic.
  • Shane Sutton decides against returning to Dr Richard Freeman tribunal
    Shane Sutton has decided against returning for a further day of cross-examination at Dr Richard Freeman’s medical tribunal. The former head coach of Team Sky and British Cycling sensationally stormed out of Tuesday afternoon’s session after denying allegations that he was a “serial liar”, a “bully” and.
  • Tour de France ‘eternal runner-up’ Poulidor dies at 83
    Raymond Poulidor, the “eternal runner-up” whose repeated failure to win the Tour de France helped him conquer French hearts and become the country’s all-time favorite cyclist, has died. Decades after his career ended, Poulidor was still adored in a nation where sports fans love to pull for “magnificent.

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