VeloVoices Awards 2013: Least Likely to Happen in 2014

Now is your chance to make your voice heard in our second annual VeloVoices Awards. We’re asking you to select your personal favourites of 2013 across a variety of serious and not-so-serious categories. We’ll publish the final results in the run-up to Christmas.

On Friday we ran our poll for the Sartorial Elegance Award. Today it’s the turn of our nominations for the Least Likely to Happen in 2014 Award, which was won last year by the prospect of Pat McQuaid and Hein Verbruggen apologising for anything. No surprise that it didn’t happen. Continue reading

Podcast #25: News of the World

Kitty and Panache take on the big stories of the year, including the confessionals of Lance Armstrong, Michael Rasmussen and Ryder Hesjedal, the Katusha WorldTour licence debacle, Peter Sagan’s need for manners, Oleg Tinkov’s cash splash, Alonso’s broken dreams, GreenWedges and Kuku Penthouses!

Listen here:

Continue reading

Tweets of the Week Extra: Rasmussen, Ryder and Rabobank

The biggest cycling story on Twitter last week was, again, about doping. As I try to keep my regular Tweets of the Week column fairly light and (hopefully) funny, I often put together a special Tweets for stories like this. I did it a few times during the Lance revelations and, unfortunately, I have to do it again now. This column is mainly to take a snapshot of conversations that have been going on over the past few days, not to editorialise about what happened. I’ve also included links to news features et cetera, if you’ve missed anything. So here’s the background to what happened … Continue reading