Wiggins shocked by “scale of evidence” against Armstrong

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has spoken of his shock at the “scale of the evidence” produced by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) against Lance Armstrong.

“It is certainly not a one-sided hatchet job, it is pretty damning,” he said. “I am shocked at the scale of the evidence.

“I have been involved in pro cycling for a long time and now I realise what it takes to train and win the Tour de France.

“I’m not surprised by it...I had a good idea what is going on.”

Meanwhile, Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen who, according to USADA’s report of the Lance Armstrong case, presided over the darkest era of sophisticated doping in the history of sport, has reacted to the file by claiming the UCI “could have done nothing, and did not hide anything” about the systematic doping programme.


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