Australian Cyclist Matt White Gets Back-Dated Doping Ban

SYDNEY, May 3, 2013 - Former Australian cyclist Matt White said Friday he had received a back-dated six-month ban after admitting to doping during his professional career. White released a statement saying the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) had informed him of the penalty last Friday. The ban, which has already expired, began on October 13 last year and ended on … [Read more...]

Orica-GreenEDGE Sacks Matt White Over Doping

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SYDNEY, Nov 1, 2012 (AFP) - Australian professional cycling team Orica-GreenEDGE on Thursday sacked the disgraced Matt White as sports director over his role in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. White last month admitted he took drugs when he rode on the Armstrong-led US Postal Service team from 2001 to 2003 and GreenEDGE said it was severing ties as part of a range of initiatives … [Read more...]

Anti-doping Expert To Review Orica-GreenEDGE Cycling Policies

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Australia’s only professional road cycling team Orica-GreenEDGE (OGE) today announced a range of initiatives to reaffirm its hard-line stance against doping, including a full external expert review of its policies and procedures and a pro-active review of all riders and team members in light of recent disclosures regarding past practices in the sport. Separately, OGE today announced that team … [Read more...]

Team Orica-GreenEDGE In No Rush To Dump Matt White

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SYDNEY, Oct 18, 2012 - Emerging Australian professional cycling team Orica-GreenEDGE on Thursday said it would not rush a decision on the disgraced Matt White over his role in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. White was sacked on Wednesday by Cycling Australia as coordinator of the national men's road team after admitting he took drugs when he rode on the Armstrong-led US Postal … [Read more...]

Australia Fires White, Rules Out Amnesty

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SYDNEY, Oct 17, 2012 (AFP) - Cycling Australia sacked former Olympian Matt White Wednesday for his role in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, while ruling out any amnesty for athletes who owned up to using drugs. The sport's governing body in Australia held a board meeting on Tuesday evening to discuss the dossier of evidence by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and … [Read more...]

Matt White Statement About Time At US Postal Service Team

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Statement Regarding USADA Report and My Time at US Postal Service Team I am aware my name has been mentioned during talks that USADA has had with former team mates of mine in their investigation regarding doping activities at the US Postal Service team. I am sad to say that I was part of a team where doping formed part of the team's strategy, and I too was involved in that strategy. My … [Read more...]

Garmin-Cervelo Part Ways With Matt White

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We feel it has to be stated that Garmin-Cervelo made a promise to the cycling community and as painful as this decision must be for them they have stuck to their word. Thank you Garmin-Cervelo for doing what you said you would do. Thank you for showing others the way. Thank you for being the light at the end of the tunnel. ADELAIDE, Australia - Top American team Garmin-Cervelo sacked their … [Read more...]

Team Garmin-Transitions: Stage 12

Tyler Farrar, who crashed during Stage Two of the Tour de France, has been racing with a broken left wrist and sprained left elbow ever since. Today, he was forced to abandon the race. “I am devastated to leave the Tour and my teammates,” said Tyler Farrar. “You never want to leave any race but especially the Tour. It’s the event we work for all year. I’ve been suffering since my … [Read more...]

Team Garmin-Transitions Announces Roster for Tour Down Under

Team line-up features four Australian riders including Cameron Meyer, newly crowned national time trial champion; Jack Bobridge to ride his first pro race January 13, 2010 – Boulder, CO - Team Garmin-Transitions, the leading professional cycling team dedicated to ethical sporting and developing the next generation of cycling champions, today unveiled its much-anticipated roster for the Tour … [Read more...]