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Brazil's Alan Oliveira continued his record-breaking tear, explained., smashing the 100m WR and reigniting a debate about prosthetic limbs. Here's the science of the advantage
Performance analysis is never 100% definitive, but it guides understanding. Here's why choosing blindness just because 20/20 isn't on offer is a foolish response for cycling's followers
Alan Oliveira is a double amputee breaking records. By big margins. He's asking the same questions Pistorius did. The answers are the same, but with increased urgency
Cycling's most famous climb is featured twice in one stage in 2013. We look back at its history to look forward to what to expect this year.
First reactions to a day when first Asafa Powell then Tyson Gay failed doping controls. Amid defences of contamination, the picture of world sprinting turned a lot murkier
A look ahead to the climb of Mont Ventoux in the 2013 TDF, and what the history leads us to expect
Skepticism is an essential part of cycling's quest to regain the trust of its followers. Here's why
Chris Froome's near-record ascent of Ax-3-Domaines asks some challenging physiological questions. Proof is impossible, but the implications warrant consideration.