Tag Archives: Doping

Appropriation and Empathy

Appropriation and Empathy

This past September, writer Lionel Shriver gave an address at the Brisbane Writers Festival for which she was later accused of crimes agains identity politics. Her offense was to argue on behalf ...

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The Black Eye

The Black Eye

Among the many details reported on Femke Van den Driessche’s motor-assisted bike at the cyclocross world championships there was one that was both irrelevant and interesting. Her team bikes ...

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Old-School Cheating

Old-School Cheating

So it happened. Someone was caught with a motor in their bike. At the women’s U23 cyclocross world championships, Femke Van den Driesshe’s spare bike had a little extra ...

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Forgoing Judgement

Could it ever have been any other way, with the fall of Armstrong? It seems cycling has been on a collision course with this moment for the better part of its history. From riders dosing up with ...

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Understanding the Doping Mind

Most of the cycling world has been abuzz since yesterday when the first links appeared to Jonathan Vaughters’ op-ed piece for the New York Times. It’s rare that we direct readers to ...

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