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    Are We Beating the Cheating?

    The cycling press and, more importantly, the fans of Tour Cycling have become increasingly concerned about cheating. But with cyclists’ bodily fluids under greater scrutiny than ever before, maybe chemical doping is the least of the sport’s problems.

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    The Painkiller Tramadol is Going to Be Banned by the UCI

    While the World Anti-Doping Agency permits its use, the Union Cycliste Internationale is afraid of the side effects of the medication. Tramadol is an opioid-based painkiller that can cause nausea, drowsiness, and loss of concentration. A very risky combination in any peloton. And as the…

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    The King of Doping Arrested in Colombia! 

    Alberto Beltran was reportedly arrested on Thursday. The “King of Doping” is believed to be the head of an organized international doping network and was wanted in Spain for trafficking narcotics.