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‘Cycling no longer the black sheep’

Paris – With scandal after scandal rocking the world of sport, cycling is shedding its image as the black sheep because of its changing culture, Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme believes. Long associated with systematic doping, his sport has been spared such close scrutiny during recent affairs that have plagued football, athletics and the International Olympic Committee. “We knew

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Moolman-Pasio disappointed after 10th place finish

Rio de Janeiro – Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio reluctantly accepted her 10th place finish in the women’s road race at the Rio Olympic Games. Moolman-Pasio came into the race convinced she would be able to challenge for a medal which made the disappointment the more painful. Like her male counterpart Louis Meintjes the day before she came close but the gruelling Rio

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