For some, the very fact that Irish professional players may need dedicated programmes on respectful relationships, the meaning of consent, etc, will be seen to reflect badly on Irish sport, writes
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
Former UCI President Hein Verbruggen had assets managed by the investment bank of Thom Weisel, backer of the US Postal Services team that disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong rode for during his rise to fame in the late 90s and early 2000s — but has denied any wrongdoing.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
Six days after the Union Cycliste International (UCI) suspended their defamation case against author and journalist Paul Kimmage, the Irishman launched a counter-case of his own last night against UCI president Pat McQuaid and former UCI president Hein Verbruggen, accusing the pair of slander/defamation, denigration and “strong suspicions of fraud”.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2012
The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) last night revealed its “reasoned decision” document, detailing the evidence it has amassed against Lance Armstrong and his US Postal Service team associates who engaged in what USADA calls “the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme that sport has ever seen”.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2012