Photo: The Telegraph U.K.
Oh, Dear God! Has it really come to this now? The “Dog ate my homework,” defense? Seriously, peruse the headline, and you begin to get a sense of why I have been deliberately shying away from bicycle racing news, especially the Tour de France. The whole rolling farce of professional bicycle racing makes Rome’s circuses look legit.
Whist I am not making any real hay of this (yet), the fact Team Sky put this news out there shows the story indeed has traction and they are trying to “Head it off at the pass,” as we Americans say. Also, why would anyone go to the trouble of “Hacking” Froome’s performance data (no easy feat), when they can just present any PED evidence against him? It all seems way too fishy. The best defense is a good offense, perhaps?
Two things are most likely going to be proven in the near future. One, Team Sky will be found to have used the drugs of Tomorrow, Today, and no Non-American rider will go through what Lance Armstrong is currently experiencing.
Read the story over at The Telegraph.