Rise in doping cases 'casts a shadow' on efficiency of anti-doping, MPCC claims

Rise in doping cases 'casts a shadow' on efficiency of anti-doping, MPCC claims

Joe Robinson 6 Aug 2019 Cycling placed fourth in the 'most affected by attacks to the sport’s ethics' ranking Cases of doping in 2019 are almost triple that of the total reported in 2018 despite only being halfway through the year, a report has highlighted. By June of this year, cycling had already seen 15 cases of riders being caught for doping which was remarkably higher than the six cases reported for the whole of 2018. The increase in doping cases was highlighted in a report released by the Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC), a voluntary body consisting of professional teams who adhere to stricter doping rules, in which it posted the ‘worst results’ for cycling since the group began documenting doping and corruption cases in sport in 2014. The noticeable increase in cases comes as a result of the Operation Aderlass scandal that saw a German police investigation uncover ...

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