Cycling

6:00 AM ET Britain’s Olympic track cycling gold medallist Callum Skinner said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would not be able to stop athletes protesting during this year’s Tokyo Games. IOC Rule 50 forbids any kind of “demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda” in venues and any other Olympic area. On Wednesday, the Games
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1:55 PM ET Richard Freeman, the former chief doctor for Team Sky and British Cycling, has lodged an appeal to clear his name after being permanently struck off the medical register last month, his legal team said on Thursday. Freeman, who worked for Team Sky and British Cycling during a golden period of success between
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6:46 AM ET Associated Press AIGLE, Switzerland — Italian team Vini Zabù faces a suspension from racing after a second rider tested positive for doping, the International Cycling Union said Tuesday. Teams with two doping cases in a 12-month period can be banned from racing for 15 to 45 days, possibly ruling the team out
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Mar 28, 2021 Associated Press LONDON — British cycling and anti-doping authorities said they are committed to working with the World Anti-Doping Agency to look into allegations surrounding the investigation of an abnormal drugs test by a rider in 2010. The Mail on Sunday newspaper reported that the UK Anti-Doping Agency allowed British Cycling to
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6:13 AM ET Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — The reputation of British cycling was dealt a severe blow Friday when a doctor involved in the country’s transformation into an Olympic superpower and the Tour de France-wining Team Sky was found to have covered up the order of a “drug of choice” intended to boost a
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6:13 AM ET This year’s cycling Women’s Tour, scheduled to be held in Britain in June, has been postponed to October due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Tuesday. The Women’s Tour, part of the WorldTour calendar, was due to be held from June 7-12, but organisers have requested cycling’s world governing body UCI
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10:55 AM ET The return of Team Qhubeka ASSOS after coronavirus has moved Doug Ryder. Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images Team Qhubeka ASSOS founder, Doug Ryder, has said that he was “very emotional” after watching his team’s maiden race of 2021, during the opening stages of Etoile de Besseges, in France. Towards the end of 2020
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6:55 AM ET Trek-Segafredo have lifted their suspension of junior world champion Quinn Simmons and the 19-year-old will join their off-season training camp before returning to competition next year, Cyclingnews has reported. Simmons was suspended for making what the team described as “divisive, incendiary, and detrimental” statements online in a twitter post responding to criticism
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7:53 AM ET British Cycling has dismissed one of its top coaches after finding him guilty of gross misconduct including inappropriate relationships with riders. Head men’s sprint coach Kevin Stewart, who worked with six-time Olympic track champion Jason Kenny, had been given repeated warnings about his behaviour, British Cycling said in a statement. “While this
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6:44 AM ET The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) suspended Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen on Wednesday for nine months after causing a crash that resulted in compatriot Fabio Jakobsen being placed in a medically induced coma in August. Groenewegen, who rides for the Jumbo-Visma team, was jostling for position with Jakobsen in the final metres of
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