Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Lance Armstrong won't get a special invitation to doping inquiry: UCI boss

Rupert Guinness If Lance Armstrong is waiting on a call from world cycling boss Brian Cookson to open dialogue about his doping past, he needn't hold his breath.

Cycling

Lance Armstrong won't be getting call: UCI

Rupert Guinness If Lance Armstrong is waiting for a call from cycling boss Brian Cookson to open dialogue about his past doping, he won't be getting one.

Cycling

US cyclists testify against Lance Armstrong: report

Lance

Rupert Guinness George Hincapie, a key teammate of Australian Tour de France champion Cadel Evans, has been named by a Dutch newspaper as one of four ex-teammates of Lance Armstrong who are said to have testified...

Cycling

UCI steps up plan on doping

Tracey Gaudry.

Rupert Guinness Tracey Gaudry, Australia's vice president on the Union Cycliste Internationale, believes anti-doping plans pledged by sport's new administration should be implemented within six months.

Cycling

Only way is up for Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under

Rupert Guinness TOUR de France race director Christian Prudhomme says the popularity of a bicycle race is judged by looking at the eyes of spectators.

Cycling

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...

UCI about to instigate pledged anti-doping measures: Gaudry

Tracey Gaudry

Rupert Guinness Australia's vice-president of the Union Cycliste Internationale, Tracey Gaudry, believes stakeholders are right to expect the anti-doping plans pledged by the sport's new administration be...

Cycling must come clean from top down

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Rupert Guinness The world body of cycling last week let a vital chance to salvage its credibility slip through its grasp by denying that it should apologise for the sport's doping problems.

A moment of truth, and not just for Armstrong

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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.

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.

I was wrong, and others must come clean too

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Rupert Guinness If anyone still doubts the guilt of Lance Armstrong for the range of doping offences levelled at him by the US Anti-Doping Agency, a read of the findings from the investigation that led to the guilty...

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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.

Cycling

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

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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.

Cycling

Money question is valid

Jay Weatherill.

Rupert Guinness So you think the South Australian government wants its money back from Lance Armstrong after a US Anti-Doping Agency found him guilty of doping offences - including during his comeback years that...

Cycling

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.

Cycling

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.

Cycling

Armstrong got special treatment: drug chief

Lance Armstrong rides in the sixth and final stage of the Tour Down Under in Adelaide on January 25, 2009.

Rupert Guinness Union Cycliste Internationale showed American leniency during his 2009 comeback.

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,...

Cycling

Little to celebrate with Livestrong anniversary

(FILES) In this photo dated on June 8, 2003 US cyclist Lance Armstrong speaks to the press in Villars-de-Lans, before the start of the first stage of the Criterium du Dauphine Libere cycling event.

Rupert Guinness The strength of Lance Armstrong's waning allure as the wall of support from his sponsors crumbles will be challenged from today on - a day when his world should celebrating.