Anthony Tan's Velo Files



Beasts of the boards

28 March 2011 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

It’s moments like Shane Perkins’ world championship victory in the keirin where primal yells are not just okay but completely necessary, writes Anthony Tan.

World Keirin Champion, Shane Perkins (AAP)

World Keirin Champion, Shane Perkins (AAP)

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If the UCI won’t, WADA will

24 March 2011 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

Today marks the UCI’s final chance to appeal the decision last month to absolve Alberto Contador of any wrongdoing. But if they don’t, WADA will, reckons Anthony Tan.

Saxo Bank-Sungard's Alberto Contador (AAP)

Saxo Bank-Sungard's Alberto Contador (AAP)

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Mr. Versatility

21 March 2011 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

Anthony Tan recalls the day Milano-Sanremo winner Matthew Goss first made an impression on him, which gave a clue to his now eminent versatility.

(L-R) Fabian Cancellara, Matt Goss and Philippe Gilbert on the podium following the finish of the Milan-SanRemo (Getty)

(L-R) Fabian Cancellara, Matt Goss and Philippe Gilbert on the podium following the finish of the Milan-SanRemo (Getty)

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Bio passport: We haven’t won yet

16 March 2011 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

The landmark ruling in favour of the biological passport bodes well for the future of the sport, but Anthony Tan says there’s plenty of work still to do.

Riccardo Ricco on his way to a Barista training course (AAP)

Riccardo Ricco on his way to a Barista training course (AAP)

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Pile on the panache!

07 March 2011 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

 It is not the race radio that has forced cycling into a disinteresting lull. It is the lack of panache, writes Anthony Tan.

Philippe Gilbert

Philippe Gilbert

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Different battlefield, different weapons

03 March 2011 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

In the heat of the moment, many within the sport now view cycling as a war among many. Anthony Tan finds one former protagonist who argues because of it, radios must stay.

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