Rebellin To Be Stripped Of Olympic Silver Medal

PARIS, Nov 18, 2009 (AFP) – Veteran Italian cyclist Davide Rebellin who tested positive for the new generation of EPO (CERA) at the 2008 Olympic Games is to be stripped of his road race silver medal the sport’s governing body the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced on Tuesday. The UCI confirmed that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are to disqualify the 37-year-old, who was … [Read more...]

Winning Tour of Spain Better Than Olympic Medal – Says Alberto Contador

MADRID, June 23, 2008 (AFP) - Spain's Alberto Contador, who is looking to win the Tour of Spain in September to add to victories in the Tour of Italy and Tour de France, said Monday that winning the world's three main cycling races would be better than winning an Olympic medal. "I want to do well at the Tour of Spain even if that means that in order to prepare myself better for it I am not … [Read more...]