Why Salbutamol, the asthma wonder-drug, is banned

2017-12-13 16:57

Asthma drug salbutamol, for which four-time TDF winner Chris Froome returned a test revealing twice the permissible amount, is widely used in cycling.


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Froome faces questions over failed drugs test

2017-12-13 16:13

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication in his system during this year's Vuelta.

International Cycling

Giro d'Italia on rocky ride in Holy Land

2017-12-07 11:53

The race for the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey risks being overshadowed by a political rumpus over the 2018 edition's departure from Jerusalem.

International Cycling

Froome failed dope test during Vuelta - UCI

2017-12-13 11:35

Chris Froome is fighting for his reputation after returning an adverse analytical finding following a drugs test during his victory in the Vuelta.

International Cycling

Sagan ends legal dispute over TDF DQ

2017-12-05 13:56

Peter Sagan and the International Cycling Union have agreed to end the legal dispute about the rider's disqualification from this year's Tour de France.

International Cycling

Froome targets Grand Tour slam in 2018 Giro

2017-11-29 23:10

Tour de France champion Chris Froome confirmed he will race in next year's Giro d'Italia as he targets a treble of Grand Tour wins.

International Cycling

Wiggins swaps bike for rowing machine

2017-12-08 17:16

Five-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is set to return to competitive action in London but this time on a rowing machine.

International Cycling

Giro d'Italia backpedals on Jerusalem name over Israel ire

2017-11-30 19:20

Giro d'Italia organisers have removed references to "west Jerusalem" after Israel threatened to drop an agreement to host the start of the event.

International Cycling

8 riders fail drug tests at Tour of Colombia

2017-11-29 21:03

Eight cyclists returned positive doping tests during August's Tour of Colombia, seven used a variant of the blood booster EPO known as CERA.

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International Cycling

Froome to bid for Grand Tour treble in 2018 Giro

2017-11-29 21:43

Four-time TDF champion Chris Froome confirmed he will race in next year's Giro d'Italia, the only one of three Grand Tours he has yet to win.

International Cycling

Wiggins reputation questioned after TUE revelations

2017-11-21 14:47

The admission by former Team Sky coach Shane Sutton of the exploitation of therapeutic use exemptions have "muddied the waters" around Bradley Wiggins.

International Cycling

Glaetzer breaks sea-level speed barrier

2017-11-12 23:13

Australia's Matthew Glaetzer said he surprised himself by becoming the first rider to break the one-minute mark at sea level in the 1km time trial.

International Cycling

Cavendish sprints to victory in Japan

2017-11-04 15:02

Britain's Mark Cavendish produced a blistering late surge to win the Saitama Criterium, overshadowing crowd favourite Chris Froome in a sprint finish.

International Cycling

Contador retirement 'end of era' says Froome

2017-10-29 15:36

Alberto Contador's final race marks the "end of an era" for cycling, Tour de France champion Chris Froome believes.

International Cycling

Contador tips Froome for Giro-Tour double in 2018

2017-11-28 22:45

Alberto Contador believes former rival Chris Froome is ready to win a maiden Giro d'Italia title next season as well as another Tour de France.

International Cycling

Wiggins reveals 'living hell' after doping probe ditched

2017-11-15 20:21

British cycling great Bradley Wiggins said he and his family had been subjected to "living hell" after he learnt he won't be charged for an incident in 2011.

International Cycling

Cancellara could face mechanical doping probe

2017-11-10 07:37

Former world champion Fabian Cancellara could be investigated over accusations that he used a hidden motor in his bicycle.

International Cycling

Andre Greipel to race at Tour Down Under

2017-11-04 10:17

Two-time winner Andre Greipel of Germany will begin his 2018 season at January's Tour Down Under for the first time in four years.

International Cycling

Olympic great Clancy set to return to track

2017-10-24 12:09

Britain's triple Olympic cycling gold medallist Ed Clancy says he is looking forward to returning to the track after over a year's absence.

International Cycling

New UCI chief 'for salary cap'

2017-11-23 19:53

New International Cycling Union (UCI) president David Lappartient would support a salary cap to help improve competitiveness amongst World Tour teams.

International Cycling

No charges against Sky after doping probe

2017-11-15 14:43

A 14-month investigation by United Kingdom Anti-Doping into allegations of wrongdoing at British Cycling and Team Sky has ended with no charges being brought.

International Cycling

Chinese rider given 2-year ban for attack

2017-11-09 09:23

The Chinese rider kicked out of the Tour of Hainan for attacking Swiss national team staff has been banned from professional cycling for two years.

International Cycling

Froome conquers China, eyes 5th Tour de France title

2017-10-29 15:37

Chris Froome continued his dominant year by winning the China Criterium in Shanghai but the Briton admitted he faced an uphill task capturing a historic fifth Tour de France title.


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