Schumacher Eneco 06

Stefan Schumacher - who tested positive for blood-boosting drug EPO during the Tour de France - has confirmed via his lawyer that the he is in the process of suing the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) for defamation.

The German rider won both individual time trials in the 2008 Tour de France and played a key role in several other stages in the race. He subsequently tested positive for the new EPO product CERA when blood samples taken during the Tour were re-tested after the event. He is denying any involvement in doping.

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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.