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Cycling 15 May 2019 | 8:19 PM Premium

UCI suspends four for potential anti-doping breach

(Reuters) - Four European cyclists, including two retired riders, have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations following information from the Austrian law enforcement authorities, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Wednesday.

Cycling 18 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

LTdL a firm launchpad for cyclists into bigger stage

PETALING JAYA: The 23rd edition of the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) is ready to unleash the next generation of cycling stars when it flags off Stage 1 from Kangar to Kulim today.

Cycling 12 Feb 2018 | 9:32 PM Premium

Froome to ride out asthma drug row on Spain's Ruta del Sol

LONDON (Reuters) - Chris Froome will start his 2018 season as favourite for Spain's Ruta del Sol on Wednesday, defying calls from senior figures in world cycling to withdraw from racing over the adverse drug test result he returned last September.

Cycling 16 Jan 2018 | 8:03 PM Premium

Froome should not race until investigation over - Bardet

PARIS (Reuters) - Chris Froome should rule himself out of racing until a probe into his failed drugs test for an asthma medication during last year's Tour of Spain has been concluded, twice Tour de France podium finisher Romain Bardet said on Tuesday.

Cycling 11 Jan 2018 | 7:51 PM Premium

Cycling - Wellens says asthma inhaler use amounts to 'cheating'

PARIS (Reuters) - Belgian rider Tim Wellens described the use of anti-asthma inhalers as tantamount to cheating, after four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome failed a test for Salbutamol during last year's Tour of Spain.

Cycling 18 Dec 2017 | 11:26 PM Premium

Nibali would not want Vuelta victory by default

LONDON (Reuters) - Vincenzo Nibali is not interested in winning this year's Vuelta a Espana race by default if champion Chris Froome is stripped of his title for exceeding the limit for an asthma medication.

Cycling 14 Dec 2017 | 4:57 AM Premium

Froome's positive Salbutamol test result unusual, says expert

LONDON (Reuters) - Chris Froome's positive test for excessive levels of the asthma drug Salbutamol at this year's Vuelta a Espana was unusual but dehydration or metabolism could have played a part, an anti-doping expert said on Wednesday.

Cycling 13 Dec 2017 | 10:21 PM Premium

Froome faces tough questions after positive Vuelta test

LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome could potentially be stripped of his Vuelta a Espana title after a urine test he gave during the race in September showed excessive levels of an asthma medication.

Cycling 13 Mar 2015 | 11:25 PM Premium

Harrif furious with Petacchi over alleged punching

KARAK: Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) rider Mohd Hariff Salleh says he is furious with Italian rider Alessandro Petacchi, who he claims to have punched him from behind in the Sixth Stage of 2015 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) race from Maran to Karak.

Cycling 07 Mar 2015 | 10:48 PM Premium

LTdL title race could well be a sprinter’s game

LANGKAWI: Sunday’s battle between the sprinters may well decide who will claim the coveted yellow jersey (overall champion) at the end of the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) race.