Ekimov Takes Over At Team Katusha

PARIS, Oct 8, 2012 (AFP) - Three-time Olympic champion Viatcheslav Ekimov has been appointed general manager of the Katusha team in place of German Hans-Michael Holczer, the Russian outfit announced on Monday. Russian Ekimov, who won gold in the team pursuit at the 1988 Olympics and the time-trial title at the 2000 and 2004 Games, has until now been sporting director of the RadioShack … [Read more...]

Ekimov Inherits Dope Cheat Tyler Hamilton’s Gold Medal

LONDON, Aug 10, 2012 (AFP) - Russia's Viatcheslav Ekimov was finally awarded the 2004 Olympic Games cycling time trial gold medal on Friday, a year after dope-tainted winner Tyler Hamilton gave it up. An International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman said that America's Bobby Julich, who was third in Athens, will be handed the silver medal with Michael Rodgers of Australia taking … [Read more...]

Exclusive: Daily Podcast from the Tour of California – Stage Three Edition

We got some great interviews today. Check out our host David Bernstein of The FredCast Cycling Podcast as he recaps the day and sets you up for a big Stage Four Wednesday. Review of Current Standings Preview of Today's Stage 3 Interviews with: Tony Cruz Viatcheslav Ekimov Sean Tucker Bjarne Riis Jonathan Vaughters Summary of the Day's Racing Action Standings after Stage 3 Post-race … [Read more...]