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 Marcus Burghardt is preparing to start a new stage in his career, as he gets ready to ride for BMC Racing Team in 2010. The German had spent all five of his pro years with T-Mobile and then Columbia-HTC. “I can tell how the time flies by, or shall I say, sprints by,” the 26-year-old said on his website, marcus-burghardt.com . “They were good years, in which I learned a lot. There were highs and lows, as every athlete experiences.” His first career highlight was “unquestionably” ...

Burghardt ready to move on at BMC

Marcus Burghardt is preparing to start a new stage in his career, as he gets ready to ride for BMC Racing Team in 2010. The German had spent all five of his pro years with T-Mobile and then Columbia-HTC. “I can tell how the time flies by, or shall I say, sprints by,” the 26-year-old […]

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 Noemi Cantele is known in the professional women's peloton as “Little Crazy Horse” for her early attacks. The Italian time trial champion will continue her trademark early escapes in her first year with new team Columbia-HTC in 2010, a team whose attitude she says, “I really like and admire.” Cantele, 28, turned pro in 2002 and rode for Team Bigla for five years. She was the most successful woman at this year's World Championships in Mendrisio, winning silver in the time ...

Cantele ready for new season with Columbia-HTC

Noemi Cantele is known in the professional women’s peloton as “Little Crazy Horse” for her early attacks. The Italian time trial champion will continue her trademark early escapes in her first year with new team Columbia-HTC in 2010, a team whose attitude she says, “I really like and admire.” Cantele, 28, turned pro in 2002 […]

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 The Italian Olympic Committee has requested a two-year suspension for Maurizio Biondo. The Ceramica Flaminia rider tested positive on August 12 for EPO. The 28-year-old rider won the time trial at the Tour of Denmark and placed second overall. The doping control took place out-of-competition in Concorezzo, close to Milan, Italy. In September, the WADA laboratory in Lausanne declared an Adverse Analytical Finding for the synthetic EPO NESP (Novel erythropoiesis stimulating protein) in Biondo's blood ...

Two-year suspension requested for Biondo

The Italian Olympic Committee has requested a two-year suspension for Maurizio Biondo. The Ceramica Flaminia rider tested positive on August 12 for EPO. The 28-year-old rider won the time trial at the Tour of Denmark and placed second overall. The doping control took place out-of-competition in Concorezzo, close to Milan, Italy. In September, the WADA […]

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CAS must clear Schumacher, attorney says

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) must clear Stefan Schumacher of doping charges, because the analysis method used was not approved at the time, according to his attorney. There is no “legal basis” for a finding against his client, he said in a statement issued Friday afternoon. According to World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

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Ochoa denies involvement in Operacion Grial

Javier Ochoa has denied any use or dealing of doping products, and says that he is in no way involved in Spanish doping investigation Operaci

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 The family of the late Frank Vandenbroucke has decided not to carry out toxicological tests to determine whether or not the 34-year-old had drugs in his system at the time of his death. Vandenbroucke died on October 12 while on holiday in Senegal. An autopsy carried out by Senegalese doctors revealed that the Belgian's passing was the result of a pulmonary embolism. Vandenbroucke's mother, Chantal Vanruymbeke, told Het Nieuwsblad that the family felt there was no need to carry out further tests. ...

Frank Vandenbroucke’s family refuse further tests

The family of the late Frank Vandenbroucke has decided not to carry out toxicological tests to determine whether or not the 34-year-old had drugs in his system at the time of his death. Vandenbroucke died on October 12 while on holiday in Senegal. An autopsy carried out by Senegalese doctors revealed that the Belgian’s passing […]

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 Juan Antonio Flecha has signalled the Spring Classics will once again be a major goal as he prepares for his debut season with Team Sky. In an interview with Spanish cycling journal Meta 2 Mil , Flecha reinforced his desire to record a victory in a Spring Classic as he reflected fondly on his time at Dutch squad Rabobank. In recent years Flecha has confirmed himself as a perennial favourite for the spring Classics. Despite his enigmatic attachment to the series of races traditionally targeted by ...

Flecha to continue Classic hunt at Team Sky

Juan Antonio Flecha has signalled the Spring Classics will once again be a major goal as he prepares for his debut season with Team Sky. In an interview with Spanish cycling journal Meta 2 Mil , Flecha reinforced his desire to record a victory in a Spring Classic as he reflected fondly on his time […]

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 Asheville local Sam Koerber and endurance pro Jeremiah Bishop battled at the first Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage race in October. The four-day race brought mountain bike stage racing to the Eastern US and was run through the mountains of western North Carolina. "Sam and I fought to keep pace with each other," said Bishop in one post-stage video. "It felt like half the time you were riding off the side of your saddle as you negotiated sidehill root clusters." Bishop also describes ...

Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race videos posted

Asheville local Sam Koerber and endurance pro Jeremiah Bishop battled at the first Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage race in October. The four-day race brought mountain bike stage racing to the Eastern US and was run through the mountains of western North Carolina. “Sam and I fought to keep pace with each other,” said Bishop in […]

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Spanish director De Santos scouts Australia’s ‘uncomplicated’ Worlds

The World Championships in Australia next year lack climbs significant enough to prevent a sprint finish, according to the director of the Spanish World Championship team, Jos

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 Jamis-Sutter Home presented by Colavita has added Ivan Dominguez to its 2010 roster, bolstering a tough-to-beat sprint squad. The Cuban native accepted the late-season offer from the USA's top ranked National Racing Calendar (NRC) team after his lengthy wait for a Rock Racing contract failed to come through. "I signed with Jamis," Dominguez said candidly. "Basically, I got a called from their directeur Sebastian [Alexandre] asking if I was available. I said yes because I had not signed ...

Ivan Dominguez signs with Jamis-Sutter Home

Jamis-Sutter Home presented by Colavita has added Ivan Dominguez to its 2010 roster, bolstering a tough-to-beat sprint squad. The Cuban native accepted the late-season offer from the USA’s top ranked National Racing Calendar (NRC) team after his lengthy wait for a Rock Racing contract failed to come through. “I signed with Jamis,” Dominguez said candidly. […]

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