Daryl Impey Cleared Of Doping Of Probenecid

PARIS, Aug 29, 2014 (AFP) - South African Daryl Impey has been cleared of doping and can return to competition, the ORICA-GreenEDGE rider and his Australian team confirmed on Friday. The South African, the first-ever African to wear the Tour de France's yellow jersey last year, tested positive in February for Probenecid. Impey said in a statement that he had been able to prove a … [Read more...]

Orica-GreenEDGE Defends Team After Impey Positive Test

SYDNEY, July 03, 2014 - Orica-GreenEDGE boss defends team after positive test manager Shayne Bannan Thursday defended his team's anti-doping regime after cyclist Daryl Impey tested positive for a banned substance. The South African, the first-ever African to wear the Tour de France's yellow jersey last year, tested positive in February for Probenecid, the Australian team announced … [Read more...]

Daryl Impey Tests Positive For A Banned Substance

LEEDS, United Kingdom, July 02, 2014 (AFP) - History-making South African cyclist Daryl Impey has tested positive for a banned substance, his Australian Orica GreenEDGE team said Wednesday. Last year Impey, 29, was the first ever African to wear the Tour de France's yellow jersey. Back in February he tested positive for Probenecid, a substance used to treat gout and hyperuricema … [Read more...]

Barring Mishaps, Chris Froome Will Win Yellow Says Impey

by Justin Davis ALBI, France, July 05, 2013 (AFP) - Daryl Impey predicts his spell in the Tour de France yellow jersey will end on Saturday, but he expects fellow African-born rider Chris Froome to take it home at the end of the race. South Africa's Impey, who took the race lead on Thursday from Orica-GreenEdge teammate Simon Gerrans, was given a relative baptism of fire on his … [Read more...]

Daryl Impey Makes Tour de France History

by Justin Davis MONTPELLIER, France, July 04, 2013 (AFP) - Daryl Impey made Tour de France history on Thursday by becoming the first African to take possession of the Tour de France yellow jersey. Germany's Andre Greipel, of Lotto, dominated a bunch sprint to win the sixth stage of the race, held over 176.5 km between Aix-en-Provence and Montpellier, ahead of Slovakian Peter … [Read more...]

Daryl Impey of Orica-GreenEdge Wins Bayern Rundfahrt Stage Two

Daryl Impey put his stamp on stage two of Bayern Rundfahrt, taking his third win of the season in commanding fashion. The stage victory now puts him in the overall leader’s jersey with three stages to go in the tour. Two wins in the early part of the season, stage two Pais Vasco and the South African Time Trial Championship, demonstrated that Impey is very capable of winning races over varied … [Read more...]

Armstrong Competes In Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, March 14, 2010 (AFP) - Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong finished in the lead group in the Cape Argus cycle tour around the Cape Peninsula on Sunday. The American star made a break inside the last kilometer of the 110km race to create an opening for his Team RadioShack teammate Daryl Impey, a strong sprinter. In an all-South African podium finish, Impey … [Read more...]