Liquigas is again visited by UCI doping controllers again

Team Liquigas was visited for the second time during its off-season training camps by International Cycling Union (UCI) anti-doping controllers. The Italian ProTour team – in Benicásim, Spain, from December 10 to 18 – was subjected to blood checks according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. The UCI had previously visited the team during its Italian camp last month in Salsomaggiore Terme … [Read more...]

High Road signs with ACE for anti-doping program

Team High Road's anti-doping programme for 2008 will be run by the Agency for Cycling Ethics (ACE), which also runs the program for the American Professional Continental Team Slipstream. High Road manager Bob Stapleton called it "the most comprehensive program out there. It is what the team needs and what the sport needs." According to the team's press release, each rider on the team will … [Read more...]

Doping Deja Vu – A Call for Amnesty

The LA Times' Patrick Brady catches up with Bicycle.net reader Josh who wrote here Cycling Needs An Amnesty? - Doping No More - What Do You Say? days ago, showing that great bicycle minds think alike. We at Bicycle.net are thrilled with the additional exposure that Patrick was able to achieve for this critical issue through his excellent LA Times piece. Lesson for our readers, you can often … [Read more...]