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
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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.
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