Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald


Riders can win without drugs: van Garderen

Rupert Guinness American Tejay van Garderen has defended as ''clean'' the Tour de France performances of himself and his BMC team leader, Australian Cadel Evans, following Lance Armstrong's comments that a rider...

Drugs chief: Armstrong's Down Under ride wrong

Lance Armstrong

Rupert Guinness LANCE ARMSTRONG should not have been allowed to make his comeback at the 2009 Tour Down Under without having registered with the Union Cycliste Internationale anti-doping program six months earlier,...


Why Michael Rogers faces a tough fight to defend doping charge

Fairfax Media writer

Rupert Guinness If Michael Rogers defends himself against doping charges after testing positive for clenbuterol at a season ending race by citing food contamination, he faces the huge and expensive task of having to...


A well-read Evans knows line to take

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness If Cadel Evans was going to be distracted from his campaign to win a second Tour de France, it was not going to be by Lance Armstrong's comments in a French newspaper that it was impossible to have...

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White in demand for coaching jobs

Rupert Guinness Matt White says he has had offers to resume his coaching career from rival teams to the Australian Orica-GreenEDGE outfit that sacked him as head sports director after he admitted to using drugs...


Rival teams try to lure White

Back? Matt White (in car) when he was Orica-GreenEDGE sports director.

Rupert Guinness Australian says a return to the Orica-GreenEDGE team is his preferred option.

A moment of truth, and not just for Armstrong

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness WHEN the image of Lance Armstrong appeared on a television screen on August 23 I thought little of it. It was deadline day.

Rogers regrets coach link

Old times: Lance Armstrong (left) chats with Michael Rogers during training in 2009.

Rupert Guinness One of two Australian riders named in investigation maintains he never used drugs.

Australians caught in Lance fallout

Michael Rogers and Allan Davis

Rupert Guinness TWO Australian riders have been named in testimony and evidence in the doping investigation led by the United States Anti-Doping Agency into Lance Armstrong and his teams.

Australian cyclist named in drug case

The GreenEDGE team's Matt White.

Rupert Guinness Head of Australia's new cycling team, Orica-GreenEDGE, named in investigation into Lance Armstrong.


Review of US doping case sought

Michael Rogers.

Rupert Guinness Cycling Australia asks national doping watchdog to study findings of the USADA inquiry into Lance Armstrong to determine if Allan Davis and Michael Rogers, or other Australians named in it, should be...

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Organisers must speak up to save Tour Down Under

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness Organisers of the Tour Down Under in Adelaide will face a storm of scrutiny if they remain quiet about how they really feel about Lance Armstrong and the doping scandal.


Ryan stays loyal to cycling after scandal

Key men: Matt White (left) and Gerry Ryan, owner of the Orica-GreenEDGE team, earlier this year.

Rupert Guinness Owner of Orica-GreenEDGE team says his faith in the sport is ''solid'' despite doping controversy.


GreenEDGE owner says 'sport has moved on'

Gerry Ryan

Rupert Guinness GERRY RYAN, owner of the Orica-GreenEDGE team and a major sponsor of Australian cycling, says his faith in the sport is ''solid'', despite the damage of the doping controversy it is facing.

Armstrong's world continues to unravel, but will he face the ultimate truth?

Lance Armstrong

Rupert Guinness Whether the truth caught up with Lance Armstrong, or he saw it coming, it didn't matter. For many, the truth still proved the ultimate winner in the doping scandal surrounding the American, as he...

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Hodge hopes to deter others from doping

Stephen Hodge

Rupert Guinness WITH his confession for doping behind him, Stephen Hodge is readying for the challenge of facing a new world where he knows he will no longer be lauded as a Tour de France rider.

Wheels turn away from big league

One of thousands of Melbourne cyclists who took part in Ride2Work Day on Wednesday.

Jared Lynch and Rupert Guinness Despite Lance Armstrong's stain on the sport, cycling has never been stronger in Australia.

Uphill battle to keep pedlars out

matt white

Rupert Guinness CYCLING'S drug scandal claimed a second Australian scalp yesterday amid concerns that the problem has spread from top professionals to the grassroots club level.


Gerrans welcomes review

Riding on: Simon Gerrans has no problem with Orica-GreenEDGE conducting a review.

Rupert Guinness Orica-GreenEDGE sacks Matt White as head sports director after he confessed to doping.


Gerrans has no worries over team doping audit

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness Following Orica-GreenEDGE sacking Matt White as head sports director after his confession to doping as a rider, Simon Gerrans - one of the team's top cyclists - has welcomed the decision to review...