Tag Archives: Cycling

Lance Armstrong pays $5 million to settle $100 million US Government Law Suit

Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5,000,000 to settle claims that he defrauded the federal government by using performance-enhancing drugs at the time that the US Postal Service sponsored his cycling team. It is reported that the US Postal Service paid Armstrong and his cycling team as much as $40,000,000 as part of the sponsorship. … Continue Reading

An analysis of the DCMS Select Committee Report: ‘Combatting doping in sport’ – Part 2 – “British Cycling and Team Sky”

In part two of our three part series on the DCMS Select Committee Report in “Combatting doping in Sport” we consider its controversial findings in respect of British Cycling and Team Sky. It is the second section of the DCMS Select Committee Report that is likely to have the most serious repercussions for two of … Continue Reading

Chris Froome wins the Vuelta a España but does he get the plaudits he deserves?

A review of yesterday morning’s sports pages revealed turmoil at Crystal Palace (Frank de Boer subsequently became the Premier League’s first  managerial casualty of the season after only 77 days in charge), continuing debate over Sadio Mane’s red card and analysis of a convincing Series win for the English cricket team‎ over the West Indies, … Continue Reading
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