Evidence Shows Guilt Without Armstrong Positive Test

Lance Armstrong Bids Farewell Down Under

WASHINGTON, Oct 10, 2012 (AFP) - A US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report on doping by Lance Armstrong released Wednesday details evidence against the US cycling star that shows guilt despite his lack of a positive doping test. USADA delivered the report to the International Cycling Union (UCI) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Wednesday and made it public, showing the evidence that … [Read more...]

Joe Papp Gets 8 Year Ban For Dealing Doping Products

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Joe Papp, a 36-year-old former American pro cyclist, was hit with an eight-year competition ban Friday by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for his role in distributing banned drugs. The punishment was handed down because Papp pleaded guilty in 2010 to two felony charges in connection with the distribution of banned substances, human growth hormone and EPO (erythropoietin), over the … [Read more...]

Sinkewitz ‘B’ Sample Tests Positive For HGH

BERLIN, April 8, 2011 - The 'B' sample of blood collected during a race in February from banned German cyclist Patrik Sinkewitz has tested positive for the growth hormone. Sinkewitz said on his own website that he was innocent and "ready to prove it". Growth hormone showed up in tests of a blood sample taken from Sinkewitz at the GP di Lugano on February 27, leading to a provisional ban … [Read more...]

Sinkewitz Gets The Sink Thrown At Him By The UCI

GENEVA, March 18, 2011 - World cycling governing body UCI on Friday banned German cyclist Patrik Sinkewitz after finding doping traces in a blood sample collected during a race in February. "Earlier today, the UCI advised German rider Patrik Sinkewitz that he is provisionally suspended," said the International Cycling Union (UCI) in a statement. "The provisional suspension … [Read more...]

Rebellin Doping Appeal Is Rejected By CAS

THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) REJECTS THE APPEAL OF DAVIDE REBELLIN Lausanne, 30 July 2010 - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Italian cyclist Davide Rebellin against the decision of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of 17 November 2009 disqualifying the athlete from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and … [Read more...]

The New Human Growth Hormone Test

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Written by: BikePure.org There has been much publicity recently regarding the new test for the banned Human Growth Hormone. It has long been the case that some riders have abused this substance, yet there was never a sufficient, reliable blood test to determine if a rider had been using it, until now that is. After many months of research and development, a test was finally put into place and … [Read more...]

Aussie Cyclist Mark Roland Banned For Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Use

SYDNEY, Sept 19, 2008 (AFP) - Australian cyclist Mark Roland has been suspended for two years for using a human growth hormone, the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority said Friday. It said the sanction was significant as it relied on evidence obtained by the agency's investigators rather than a positive test. The offenses were committed during the eight-year statute of limitations … [Read more...]