Nairo Quintana disqualified from the Tour de France for two positive tramadol tests

The limit is tenuous, but in the UCI regulations, tramadol, a painkiller widely used in medicine, has been banned during races since March 2019 for “ preserve the health and safety of runners given the side effects of this substance “. The International Control Agency (ITA) uses dried blood samples to detect the presence of … Read more

Tour de France: Hugo Houle wins the 16th stage alone in Foix, Jonas Vingegaard remains in yellow

In Foix, Canada rejoices. Hugo Houle won the 16th stage of the Tour de France alone between Carcassonne and Foix on Tuesday. This is the second Canadian stage victory in the history of the Tour de France after Steve Bauer in 1988. He is ahead of Valentin Madouas and Michael Woods. In the overall race, … Read more

Tadej Pogacar after the 13th stage of the Tour de France: “It was not an easy stage”

Tadej Pogacar (UAE), 12th in the 13th stage and 2nd overall: “It wasn’t an easy stage but I’m happy with my day. It’s hot, it’s the same for everyone. I feel very good, the legs are good. I didn’t spot the last climb (from Saturday’s stage) but seen some videos. We’ll see ! » Filippo … Read more

Warren Barguil hit in the hip and right shoulder

The days follow each other and are not alike. After narrowly failing for the stage victory on Wednesday on the slopes of Granon (10th), Warren Barguil was unlucky during the 12th stage of the Tour which led yesterday to the top of Alpe d’ Boo. In the descent of the Col du Télégraphe, more than … Read more

Tadej Pogacar: “We wanted to let go of the jersey”

“Did you intend or not to lose the yellow jersey, because we saw you riding hard on the last climb when it was not necessary?Yes, we wanted to drop the jersey. I know this climb towards Megève well and I actually wanted to slow down the pace. But in the end, we keep the jersey, … Read more

David Gaudu, third in the 6th stage of the Tour: “It’s just a punchy stage…”

David Gaudu (Groupama-FDJ), third in the 6th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday won by Tadej Pogacar on Thursday: “It drove a lot all day. I managed the last climb. I took Roglic’s wheel when he started. There was a strong headwind so the effort that Pogacar made… After that it’s only a … Read more

Dylan Groenewegen winner of the third stage of the Tour de France, Wout van Aert keeps his yellow jersey

At the end of a third stage of the Tour de France where the only distraction was the solitary ride of Magnus Cort Nielsen, Dylan Groenewegen was the fastest on Sunday to claim his first victory this year on the Tour in Sonderborg, beating by nothing the yellow jersey Wout van Aert, once again second. … Read more

Electronic equipment and drugs seized during searches targeting Bahrain-Victorious

The searches carried out since the beginning of the week as part of an investigation targeting Bahrain-Victorious have resulted in seizures of “electronic equipment (telephones, computers, hard drives) and medicines, the nature and origin of which remain undetermined or whose delivery is subject to prescription, “said the Marseille prosecutor’s office on Thursday. While the team … Read more