I wanted him to win so badly, if only to stop the flood of negative press. I wanted to say I told you so to everyone who didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t believe in him. He’s had a rough ride over the years. He was skewered when he was suspended for six months in 2002 after testing positive for ecstasy…But you know what? I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t like Jan despite his faults; I like him because of his faults. HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s human and he fucks up.
Apparently over 50 cyclists have been implicated. I don’t watch cycling much, but that can’t help the sport’s reputation. They can take some solace in the fact that the World Cup final eight games started today, so it might not be the top sports news story.