Two amateur riders, aged 56 and 57, handed doping bans for refusing to provide samples

American riders David Less and Craig Webb banned for two and four years respectively

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Two masters riders from the United States have been given doping bans after they refused to provide samples to doping control officers.

David Less, 56 from Hamburg, New York, and Craig Webb, 57 from Traverse City, Michigan, were banned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in separate cases with, Less receiving a two year sanction and Webb a four year sanction.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.