Sports ‘Mechanical doping’ mars start of Tour de France. As the 97th Tour de France gets underway in Rotterdam in the Netherlands this Saturday, bikes are to be scanned for illegal motors, a
Mechanical doping: A brief history; Former Tour de France winner and now television commentator Greg LeMond, along with his wife Kathy, explained their relationships with Varjus in the programme.
The Union Cycliste International (UCI) has confirmed it carried out a multitude of tests for mechanical doping at the Tour de France, including 164 X-ray tests of race bikes, with all the tests
Even so, the Tour de France in 1924 was no picnic.» 1950s–1960s: Early anti-doping stance. Pierre Dumas was the first doctor to campaign for the testing and suppression of doping, both within cycling and then at international level at the Olympic Games. Dumas came to the Tour de France in 1952 when the original doctor pulled out.
Until now, mechanical doping has been very hard to unmask. The Tour de France has developed a detection method in partnership with the CEA, the French atomic energy commission.
The Tour de France kicks off July 2. And this year, the event’s organizers are cracking down a new form of cheating: mechanical doping, where cyclists use hidden motors to get ahead.
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Tour Shutting the Doors to Mechanical Doping A frenzy of media attention has put the Tour de France under a microscope and that by itself may be enough to prevent mechanical doping of …
The Tour de France has teamed up with the country’s nuclear research agency to stop «mechanical doping» at cycling’s premiere race, which begins Saturday.