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FAQ: David millar cycling?

What happened to David miller cyclist?

Under questioning by the French police, Millar soon confessed to using the performance-enhancing drug EPO. This crime would see him fined and banned from professional riding for two years. He also received a lifetime ban from the British Olympic Association (BOA), and was stripped of his world title.

When did Millar retire?

Millar was not selected to make the 2014 Tour de France team, a decision that left him ‘devastated and shocked’. Millar retired from professional cycling after the 2014 season with his last competitive start being at the Bec CC Hill Climb in October.

What drugs did David Millar?

David Millar has revealed that he received injections of controversial drug Kenacort (triamcinolone) during his professional riding career due to a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) certificate for what he describes as a ‘fake tendon issue’.

Who is commentating on ITV4 Tour de France?

Presenter Gary Imlach is joined on ITV4 by commentators Ned Boulting and David Millar, reporters Daniel Friebe and Matt Rendell along with former Team Sky rider Peter Kennaugh and road racing legend Chis Boardman for expert analysis during the 21-stage race.

Why is triamcinolone banned?

According to Chang et al. (2014), “Triamcinolone acetonide (TA) is classified as an S9 glucocorticoid in the 2014 Prohibited List published by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which caused it to be prohibited in international athletic competition when administered orally, intravenously, intramuscularly or rectally”.

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