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Riis Sells Team Saxo and Riis Cycling to Russian Businessman Tinkoff

12/3/2013| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Riis Sells Team Saxo and Riis Cycling to Russian Businessman Tinkoff

Riis-owned company Riis Cycling A/S, which runs WorldTour Team Saxo-Tinkoff, has been bought by Tinkoff. Tinkoff's bank ended its sponsorship of Team Saxo-Tinkoff at the conclusion of the 2013 season citing conflicts between Tinkoff and team captain Alberto Contador who delivered substandard performances in 2013.

Riis-owned company Riis Cycling A/S, which runs WorldTour Team Saxo-Tinkoff, has been bought by Tinkoff. Tinkoff's bank ended its sponsorship of Team Saxo-Tinkoff at the conclusion of the 2013 season citing conflicts between Tinkoff and team captain Alberto Contador who delivered substandard performances in 2013.

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Doping Fever - Is it terminal?

11/4/2013| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

Doping Fever - Is it terminal?

Michael Rasmussen's book hits the shelves and the effects are felt by the peloton.

Michael Rasmussen's book hits the shelves and the effects are felt by the peloton.

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Michael Rasmussen admits doping for more than a decade

02/1/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Michael Rasmussen admits doping for more than a decade

Danish rider Michael Rasmussen admitted Thursday that he took performance-enhancing drugs for more than a decade, the latest cyclist to acknowledge doping since Lance Armstrong's confession this month.

Danish rider Michael Rasmussen admitted Thursday that he took performance-enhancing drugs for more than a decade, the latest cyclist to acknowledge doping since Lance Armstrong's confession this month.

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The fallout from the USADA report continues

10/30/2012| 1 comment
by Neil Browne

The fallout from the USADA report continues

Did someone say a Spanish Inquisition?

Did someone say a Spanish Inquisition?

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Dutch bank Rabobank ends cycling team sponsorship

10/19/2012| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Dutch bank Rabobank ends cycling team sponsorship

Dutch bank Rabobank is ending its long sponsorship of professional cycling, stating "the trust in the cycling world has gone" following publication of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's report detailing performance-enhancing drug use by seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong.

Dutch bank Rabobank is ending its long sponsorship of professional cycling, stating "the trust in the cycling world has gone" following publication of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's report detailing performance-enhancing drug use by seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong.

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Sanctuary!

09/25/2012| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

Sanctuary!

It was an interesting mix of new gadgets and drama this week.

It was an interesting mix of new gadgets and drama this week.

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