June 16, 2019

Nike dumps Lance Armstrong as Lance dumps himself from Livestrong

US cycling legend Lance Armstrong has been dumped by longtime supporter Nike. The sportswear giant has stood by Lance throughout the persistent drug allegations in recent years. Poor Lance, he seems to be the only one who is still supporting himself as one by one his closest friends and team … [Read more...]

Top Australian cyclist killed in accident

A top Australian cyclist Carly Hibberd, 26, has been killed while training in Italy. Hibberd was riding cycling between Appiano Gentile and Lurato Caccivio, north of Milan, when she was struck by a car about 10.45am local time, yesterday. She was riding with Colombian rider Diego Tamayo at the … [Read more...]

Top cyclist dies in freak accident

Spanish cyclist Xavier Tondo has died in a freak accident on Monday after he was crushed between his car and a garage door in southern Spain. Tondo, 32, was killed while trying to take his car out of the garage in a residential complex outside Granada. He got out of his car to try to get the … [Read more...]

Tyler Hamilton says Lance Armstrong took EPO

Tyler Hamilton, a former teammate of cyclist Lance Armstrong in the US Postal cycling team has said the seven-time Tour de France winner used the performance-enhancing drug EPO. Hamilton says that both he and Armstrong used EPO during the 1999 Tour de France. "I saw [EPO] in his refrigerator. … [Read more...]

Cyclist dies in Giro d’Italia

Belgian cyclist Wouter Weylandt, 26, has died after crashing during Monday's third stage of the Giro d'Italia. The Leopard-Trek rider fell at high speed during a descent about 20km from the finish of the stage from Reggio Emilia to Rapallo. Weylandt lay motionless as paramedics tried to revive … [Read more...]

Alberto Contador fails drug test for banned substance

Three time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador has tested positive to a banned substance in news that will send shockwaves well beyond the cycling world. Contador tested positive on July 21 this year with the analysis revealing traces of clenbuterol. The World Anti-Doping Code categorises a … [Read more...]