Wiggins Must Resolve Steroid Use Controversy Says Froome

London, Dec 3, 2016 (AFP) - Five-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins has to clear up the question marks remaining over why he was granted therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) for a steroid, his former team-mate Chris Froome says. Wiggins, 36, had his medical records leaked by presumed Russian hackers The Fancy Bears earlier this year. They revealed he'd been granted the TUEs to … [Read more...]

Nikita Novikov Tests Positive For A Banned Steriod

PARIS, June 07, 2013 - Russian rider Nikita Novikov has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned steroid in an out-of-competition test, cycling's world governing body, the UCI, announced on Friday. Novikov, who is a former Tour of Slovakia winner and has been with the Dutch team Vacansoleil since last year, tested positive on May 17. The UCI confirmed that … [Read more...]

Has Landis Open The Flood Gates For Others

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2010 (AFP) - With confessed drugs cheat Floyd Landis cooperating with a federal probe, two others fingered by the disgraced US cyclist have been contacted by authorities, the New York Times has reported. Landis, who was stripped of his 2006 Tour de France title after testing positive for synthetic testosterone, created a sensation this week when he admitted after years … [Read more...]