Russia cyclist Shane Perkins able to 'sleep well at night' after switching allegiances

05 February 2019 09:34
‘My integrity is fine,’ says former Australia rider Two-times world champion made switch in 2017Track cycling star Shane Perkins has defended his integrity and backed Russian cycling as controversy continues about the country’s anti-doping regime.After winning two world titles and riding at the 2012 Olympics for Australia, Perkins switched allegiances to Russia when he was left out of the Rio Games squad. He will make his world championships debut as a Russian rider later this month in Poland. Related: Q&A: What is at stake at Richard Freeman’s medical tribunal? Related: Shane Perkins on defecting to Russia: ‘I have a clean slate to prove myself' | Kieran Pender Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian