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Yevgeny Dementyev Comes off Doping Suspension, Resumes Training?

Olympic medalist Yevgeny Dementyev has finished a  two-year doping suspension and is eligible to resume racing, according to langd.se  Winner of the gold medal in the 30 k pursuit race at the 2006 Winter Olympics, Dementyev tested positive for EPO…

Sandes and Clemons Win Leadville Trail 100

South Africa’s Ryan Sandes and Leadville, CO native Lynette Clemons won the Leadville Trail 100 in Colorado on Saturday.  The “Race Across the Sky” starts from one of the highest municipalities in the U.S.  The out and back course ranges…

Nephew, Tamburrino Repeat as Escarpment Trail Winners

Can’t anybody else win this race? Ben Nephew, of Mansfield, MA won the Escarpment Trail run for the eleventh time in twelve years yesterday, 31 July.  His time was 2:53:17.  Evan Sparling came second with a time of 3:03:25.  Sparling’s…

Chad Denning Wins Wakely Dam Ultra

On a sweltering Sunday, Chad Denning won the Wakely Dam Ultra in New York’s Adirondack Mountains.  With a time of 5:06, he finished nine minutes ahead of second  place Nick Kirk.  Christopher Bunyan came third in 5:47.  Temperatures were in…

BMC Soigneur Arrested in Connection with EPO Shipment

Sven Schoutteten, a part-time soigneur, or assistant, to the BMC pro cycling team was arrested in relation to a shipment of 200 doses of the performance-enhancing drug EPO, confiscated by police in Belgium in 2009.