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T-Mobile's Tour de France troubles just got worse with the news released this morning from the German Cycling Federation (BDR) that Patrik Sinkewitz failed a German Anti-Doping Agency out-of-competition drug test on June 8. The test showed the rider had abnormal levels of testosterone.

The news comes after Sinkewitz was forced to retire from the Tour on Sunday when he struck a spectator as he was making his way back down from Tignes to get to the team hotel. Sinkewitz sustained serious injuries and is currently in a hospital in Hamburg, whilst the spectator is still in intensive care in France.

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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.