Michael Barry ‘Relieved’ After Release Of Armstrong Doping Report

MONTREAL, Oct 13, 2012 - Canadian rider Michael Barry, one of six former Lance Armstrong teammates suspended this week, said Saturday he was relieved at no longer having to live a lie over the doping scandal. Barry, who rode more recently for Team Sky, told Bicycle.net from his home in Spain that the sport must now try to move on from the scandal and overcome the pressures that bred the … [Read more...]

Six Ex-Armstrong Teammates Suspended For Doping

PARIS, Oct 11, 2012 (AFP) - Six former teammates of Lance Armstrong have been suspended for six months by the US Anti-doping Agency (USADA) after they all admitted doping. Five Americans - Levi Leipheimer, 38 (of the Omega Pharma-Quickstep team), Christian Vande Velde, 36, David Zabriskie, 33, and Tom Danielson, 34, (all of Garmin-Sharp), George Hincapie, 39, (BMC) - and one Canadian, … [Read more...]

Flecha, Knees and Barry re-sign with Sky

PARIS, Oct 13, 2011 (AFP) - Team Sky trio Juan Antonio Flecha, Christian Knees and Michael Barry have signed new contracts with the British cycling outfit ahead of the 2012 season, Sky announced Thursday. Flecha and Knees both penned two-year deals while Barry has extended his current agreement by a further 12 months. Spaniard Flecha is an experienced Grand Tour rider who is also … [Read more...]

Two Former Winners Return to Santos Tour Down Under

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under will see former winners Simon Gerrans and Michael Rogers return to the race. Santos Tour Down Under Race Director Mike Turtur today confirmed that the two Aussies will compete on their home soil in January 2011 with the British-based Team Sky. “As Aussie cycling legends and past winners of the Santos Tour Down Under, the arrival of Rogers and Gerrans will be … [Read more...]

Garmin Calls On Riders To Come Clean Amid Landis Claims

Garmin-Transitions has called for "transparency" from its team riders if they are called by the authorities to answer recent allegations of doping leveled by American rider Floyd Landis. Landis, formerly of US Postal and Phonak, caused a sensation last week when he admitted to being involved in systematic doping prior to being stripped of his Tour de France crown in 2006. The American … [Read more...]

UCI Asks For Probes On Cyclists Accused By Landis

GENEVA, May 26, 2010 - Cycling's governing body UCI said Wednesday that it has asked for probes to be carried out on four riders who have been accused by disgraced US cyclist Floyd Landis for doping. "The International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed that it yesterday morning requested the relevant National Federations to carry out inquiries of the accusations made by Mr Floyd Landis … [Read more...]

Michael Barry To Ride With Team Sky in 2010

Michael Barry has announced that he will be riding with Team Sky for the 2010 season. He stated that he is moving from Columbia-HTC to Team Sky to work more closely with younger riders to help build the future. "I'll be one of the veteran riders, which is kind of strange," said Barry, who will be 35 next year. "The years pass quickly." "I've been a pro since 1998, so I have that experience. … [Read more...]

Zabriskie Wins 2009 Tour Of Missouri

Final Team Invited Becomes First to Cross K.C. Finish at Stage 7 In 2009 Tour of Missouri Overall Tour Title Stays With Garmin-Slipstream KANSAS CITY, MO (September 13, 2009) – It was more than just an advancing cold front that raced into the Midwest today, as Canadian Martin Gilbert (Planet Energy) sprinted to the line in front of countryman Andrew Pinfold (OUCH p/b Maxxis) for victory … [Read more...]

Team Columbia’s Michael Barry Solo’s To Take Tour of Missouri Stage Four Win

Rolla, MO, USA, 11 September 2008 - Columbia's Michael Barry soloed to his first win of the season today, taking out Stage Four of the Tour of Missouri at the end of a dramatic and exciting day of racing. Barry and his Columbia teammates began their offensive at the zero kilometer mark of the 156km stage from Lebanon to Rolla in an effort to go after the yellow jersey held by Christian Vande … [Read more...]