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Operation Puerto still hangs over cycling ten years later

June 29th 2006. As the cycling world prepares for the centre piece Tour de France, their biggest race returned to the dark days of it’s recent past. 1,281 more words

What can cycling learn from the IOC's treatment of whistleblowers?

Another piece for CyclingTips, this time looking at the treatment of Russian athlete Yuliya Stepanova by the IOC and how this relates to the role of whistleblowers in cycling.


My brain hurts

Clearly, the Universe is hellbent on putting satirists out of business.

First, the Brits tell the EU to go pound sand.

Second, Floyd Landis will be fronting a whacky-tobacky enterprise, dubbed… 54 more words

Shocked Disbelief

11 Athletes that Were Banned Because of Doping

Doping is a big issue the sports community is working to put a tight leash on. Just this week,  Maria Sharapova received a two-year ban from playing tennis professionally by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).   715 more words


Making dopes of us all

If cheating comes naturally to the human race, then it’s proven by the state of sport which leaves us asking what hope is there for tomorrow and what’s the point anymore, writes Ewan MacKenna… 1,769 more words

The Program: Lance Armstrong does not live strong

Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 stars.

Cast: Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong, Chris O’Dowd as David Walsh, Guillaume Canet as Michele Ferrari 722 more words

Tour de Lance: The Program is a can’t-look-away portrait of a man who would do anything to win

Given that most people know the Lance Armstrong narrative – cyclist conquers cancer, wins Tour de France a record seven times, is caught doping and disgraced – it’s incredible that this dramatic retelling is as tense and fascinating as it is. 574 more words