Frigo gets suspended sentence cut due to 'systematic doping'

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Dario Frigo, the Italian cyclist who was arrested after French police found banned blood-boosting drug EPO in his wife's car during the 2005 Tour de France, has received a reduced three-month suspended prison sentence.

Previously Frigo and wife Susana had been handed a six month suspended sentence, but appealed against the conviction.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.