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Alex Dowsett leaves Team Sky for Movistar

British time trial champion Alex Dowsett has become the latest member to leave Team Sky. He has joined the Spanish team Movistar in a move that follows the departures of sporting director Steven De Jongh and race coach Bobby Julich. Both admitted they had taken performance-enhancing drugs in fallout from the Lance Armstrong scandal. Senior sports director Sean Yates retired from...
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October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Team Sky director exits after doping confession

Team Sky says sports director Steven de Jongh has left the British squad after admitting to doping during his cycling career. The Dutchman's departure comes after the team asked staff and riders to confirm whether they had any links to doping in the wake of the Lance Armstrong scandal. Team Sky says De Jongh ''disclosed that he had taken a banned substance earlier in...
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October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Julich leaves Team Sky because of doping past

Team Sky says American coach Bobby Julich has left the cycling team after admitting to doping when he was a rider. The British team asked staff and riders last week to confirm they had no past links to doping following the Lance Armstrong scandal. Sky says Julich has ''disclosed having taken a banned substance in his past as a professional rider in the late 1990s.'...
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October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

IOC formally strips Hamilton of Athens gold

The IOC has formally stripped American cyclist Tyler Hamilton of his gold from the 2004 Athens Olympics and reassigned the medals after his admission of doping. IOC spokesman Mark Adams says the executive board notified Hamilton on Friday that he has been disqualified from his victory in the road race time trial. His gold medal will now go to Russian rider Viatcheslav Ekimov. American...
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August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Hamilton to lose medal after admission

The IOC is set to formally strip American cyclist Tyler Hamilton of his gold from the 2004 Athens Games and reassign the medals after his admission of doping, according to an Olympic official familiar with the case. With the eight-year deadline approaching, the official told The Associated Press the IOC executive board will meet Friday to readjust the standings from the road race...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

AP source: IOC to strip Hamilton of Athens gold

An Olympic official familiar with the case says the IOC is set to formally strip American cyclist Tyler Hamilton of his gold from the 2004 Athens Games and reassign the medals after his admission of doping. With the eight-year deadline approaching, the official tells The Associated Press the IOC executive board will meet Friday to readjust the standings from the road race time trial...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

US to provide IOC with Hamilton info

With the eight-year deadline for IOC action approaching, US anti-doping officials have agreed to turn over files on American cyclist Tyler Hamilton's doping case so the Olympic body can decide whether to readjust the medals from the 2004 Athens Games. The US Anti-Doping Agency agreed to the IOC's request to provide the documents so it can proceed to formally strip Hamilton...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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