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...]

Romero ‘Shocked’ By Olympic Changes

LONDON, Oct 28, 2009 (AFP) - British Olympic champion Rebecca Romero has hit out at "ludicrous" plans to change the track cycling programme which would mean she could not defend her title at the 2012 Games in London. Romero won Olympic individual pursuit gold in Beijing last year but her event is in danger of disappearing from the Olympic programme as part of a plan to ensure male and female … [Read more...]

IOC Anti-Doping Chief Arne Ljungqvist Backs Up Cycling At Olympic Games

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BEIJING, Aug 15, 2008 (AFP) - Professor Arne Ljungqvist, head of the International Olympic Committee's medical commission, has brushed off a suggestion that the troubled sport of cycling should be barred from the Games. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief John Fahey said last week that sports tarnished by doping, including cycling and weightlifting, risked being expelled from the … [Read more...]