The anti-doping frontier: How the biological passport has changed pro cycling - part 2

Picture shows a syringe on the side of the road to denounce cycling doping as the pack rides by during the 17th stage of the 94th Tour de France cycling race between Pau and Castelsarrasin, 26 July 2007. AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images)
Protests denounce doping before the start of the 17th stage of the 2007 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)

"I was working at the AIS, and the physiology department was led by Professor Chris Gore. USADA commissioned him to review Lance Armstrong’s ABP data. He was my PhD supervisor and got me interested in the passport."

The words of Professor Laura Lewis, director of science at the United States Anti-Doping Agency, formerly at the Australian Institute of Sport, and one of the world’s leading experts on the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP). 

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