Shane Sutton

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Carlow Arts Festival: Jo Mangan, the event’s director

Programming a festival is like putting a selection box together. You’re trying to find the right mix. Everyone loves the salted caramels, but what abo(...)

Pressure has grown Dave Brailsford to step down as  Team Sky boss. Photograph:   Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images

Pressure was building on Dave Brailsford to resign from his position as head of Team Sky following the news that they face another major anti-doping i(...)

Tour de France 2012 winner Bradley Wiggins celebrates with teammates during a parade on the Champs-Elysees. Floyd Landis has said Wiggins should be stripped of the title. Photo: Jeff Pachoud/Getty Images

Floyd Landis, the one-time doper turned informant, has called for Bradley Wiggins to be stripped of his 2012 Tour de France title. The American delive(...)

Floyd Landis believes Team Sky will not survive if Chris Froome is banned for an anti-doping violation. Photograph:   Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Floyd Landis has launched a stinging attack on Team Sky, claiming the idea of marginal gains and a zero tolerance policy is a “facade.” The former Ame(...)

Chris Froome, four-time winner of the Tour de France, has been tested positive for the bronchodilator ‘Salbutamol’ during the 2017 Tour of Spain that he won. Photo: Jaime Reina/Getty Images

From a holiday in Miami to the launch of a luxury watch boutique and the announcement that he intends to race in the Giro d’Italia next year, there ha(...)

Frenchman David Lappartient has been voted in as the new  UCI president, winning a vote against Britain’s Brian Cookson 37-8. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

Brian Cookson’s reign as the UCI president came to a humiliating end as he garnered only eight of 45 possible votes in losing world cycling’s top job (...)

Institute of Certified Public Accountants Ireland president Deirdre Kiely and outgoing CPA president Nano Brennan. Ms Kiely warned a lack of State support was hampering efforts to grow the social  enterprise sector. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

Irish social entrepreneurs are losing out on EU funding because of a lack of coherent Government policy, the new president of the Institute of Certifi(...)

This is another in a litany of failures of process in ensuring that Team Sky lived up to their publicly stated anti-doping stance from day one in early 2009, when the mission statement to win the Tour with a clean British rider was revealed to the world.

If December 19th, 2016 was the day that Dave Brailsford proved to be an emperor with no clothes, with his admission to the culture, media and sport co(...)

Bradley Wiggins celebrates his win at the 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné. Photograph:   Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images

British Cycling and Team Sky have no records at all to prove what was in a medical package carried to France for Bradley Wiggins at the end of the Cri(...)

Team Sky coach David Cope has been summoned to speak before Parliament next month inrealtion to the contents of the mystery package delivered to Bradley Wiggins. Photo: Getty Images

Simon Cope, the British Cycling coach at the centre of the controversy over a mystery package delivered to Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins in 2011, has ins(...)

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