Tom Bryant

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Name: Tom Bryant
Date registered: January 2, 2015
URL: http://www.theguardian.com/football/liverpool

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  1. Team Sky faces UCI investigation over possible cover-up — March 17, 2017
  2. Hampshire chairman hopes for Ashes Test in wake of Durham’s punishment — October 5, 2016

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Mar 17

Team Sky faces UCI investigation over possible cover-up

• The International Cycling Union is in touch with UK Anti-Doping
• Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson admitted use of banned injections

The International Cycling Union has stepped into the latest controversy involving Team Sky to ask UK Anti-Doping to assess claims the team covered up a rider’s use of banned injections.

Josh Edmondson admitted breaking the sport’s “no needle” rule while a member of Team Sky between 2013 and 2014 by injecting the amino acid L-carnitine as well as vitamin B12, folic acid, damiana compositum and the supplement TAD two or three times a week for about a month in 2014. The vitamins are legal but riders have been banned from using needles by the UCI since 2011.

Related: Rider admits breaking ‘no needle’ rule and accuses Team Sky of cover-up

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/mar/17/team-sky-faces-uci-investigation-possible-cover-up-cycling

Oct 05

Hampshire chairman hopes for Ashes Test in wake of Durham’s punishment

• Rob Bransgrove: ‘competition won’t be quite as tough’
• Durham’s relegation after financial issues spared Hampshire drop

The Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove has risked annoying Durham further following their relegation into Division Two of the County Championship by suggesting his own county’s hopes of hosting an Ashes Test have been boosted by the Riverside also losing its Test status.

Related: Ian Botham wants to be the spark that helps relight Durham’s fire | Ali Martin

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/oct/05/hampshire-chairman-ashes-test-durham-woes