Jonathan Tiernan-Locke Two-Year Doping Ban Upheld

LONDON, Aug 18, 2014 (AFP) - Former Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke's two-year suspension for breaching doping regulations was upheld on Monday after UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) rejected his appeal against the sanction. Tiernan-Locke's ban was announced by world governing body the International Cycling Union (UCI) last month after he was found to have provided irregular blood samples in … [Read more...]

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke Gets Two Year Doping Ban

SAINT-√čTIENNE, France, July 17, 2014 (AFP) - British rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has been hit with a two-year doping suspension, the International Cycling Union (UCI) has revealed. The Sky rider was caught out by his biological passport from 2012, before he joined the British World Tour squad. The 29-year-old has been banned until December 31, 2015 and stripped of his 2012 Tour … [Read more...]

UCI Launches Doping Case Against Jonathan Tiernan-Locke

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GENEVA, Dec 17, 2013 (AFP) - World cycling's governing body has started disciplinary proceedings against Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke for a doping violation, the UCI said on Tuesday. "The analysis of the biological passport of Mr Jonathan Tiernan-Locke by the Experts Panel has demonstrated an anti-doping rule violation (use of prohibited substances and/or methods)," the UCI said … [Read more...]

Tiernan-Locke Delivers Home Tour of Britain Win

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LONDON, Sept 16, 2012 (AFP) - British cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke became the first home rider in 19 years to win the Tour of Britain on Sunday. The 27-year-old started the final stage 18 seconds ahead of Austrian Nathan Haas and 23 in front of Italian Damiano Caruso. And Tiernan-Locke secured victory after finishing in the main bunch behind compatriot and world champion Mark … [Read more...]

Tiernan-Locke Eyes Tour of Britain Triumph

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LONDON, Sept 15, 2012 (AFP) - England's Jonathan Tiernan-Locke is in pole position to win the Tour of Britain after opening up an 18-second lead following the seventh stage on Saturday. The Endura Racing man came in eighth in the race from Barnstaple to Dartmouth but, with Australia's Leigh Howard falling 62 seconds off the pace, Tiernan-Locke now enjoys a healthy lead over second placed … [Read more...]