Doping in Cycling

Floyd Landis, spoof emails and the cycling comedy carousel

2011-02-22: Floyd Landis may well already have gone down in history as one of sport’s most polarizing figures.  A year ago, he was merely a disgraced…

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Contador is cleared. A Verdict, not a proposal…

2011-02-15: In a bizarre series of events, the Spanish cycling federation has cleared Tour de France champion Alberto Contador, and exonerated him of any doping charges. …

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The Mad Cow award: The UCI, Contador and contaminated beef

2010-12-16: Yesterday we gave the award for Drug of the Year to methylhexanamine, or DMAA, for its repeat appearances in the latter half of the year,…

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More on Contador – the transfusion theory

2010-10-01: Thank you once again to everyone for the discussion in response to .  As is often the case, your discussion has raised the standard of…

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Contador tests positive

2010-09-30: By now, most of you will have heard the news that greeted me as I woke this morning, that multiple Grand Tour champion Alberto Contador…

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Rudy Pevenage admits to Puerto involvement

2010-07-08: Well, seeing as how it is Tour time, doping scandals seem to be part of the scenery in July.  This year is no different, first…

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Denials, acceptance and anti-doping progress

2010-05-27: The aftermath of Floyd Landis’ allegations have continued to dominate the cycling news of late, and have produced some lively discussion here, in response to…

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Beyond a simple explanation of doping

2010-05-24: Taking an integrated approach and looking beyond the physiology First of all, who watched the Giro stage on Sunday up the Zoncolan?  If we put down…

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Floyd Landis case – new developments

2010-05-20: The web, sports, and cycling world is buzzing as the initial story breaks and as more details trickle in.  Since the story broke and since…

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