Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Wednesday Roundup

News
The CyclingNews reports on a raid at the headquarters of the Portuguese cycling team LA MSS. The Portuguese police confiscated doping substances, medications, equipment to conduct blood transfusions, and instruments for clinical use. The raid was undertaken with the help of the Portuguese National Anti-doping Council, according to a police report. The team has been in the news of late due to the death of rider Bruno Neves. The 26 year-old died while riding the Grande Prémio de Amarante earlier this month. He is reported to have suffered a heart related incident which caused his crash. This will obviously now come under greater scrutiny.

Blogs
Racejunkie indeed reacts to the news that Iban Mayo's CAS ruling is due sometime in June, aiigggghhhhh indeed. And in Astana news, Klodi for president, well team leader for the Vuelta at any rate.

3 comments:

john said...

what ever came out about the death of mike janelle? it sounded like it might be drug related but i never heard anything...respect for the dead?

jrdbutcher said...

Best wishes to his fiends and family. Sympathy for their loss.

Many athletes have heart problems unrelated to drug use. Other than a few trolls, I have not heard anything that would lead me to think his untimely death was related to drugs.

May he rest in peace.

jrd

beeble said...

john,

I live in the hood here in CO and there's not been one hint that I've seen or heard about anything nefarious in regards to the death of Mike Janelle.