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Tour de France Performance Trends (2008-2015,2017)

With 10 years (almost as 2016 is missing) of Tour de France finishing climbs on the spread sheets, it seemed…

A Bayesian approach to boost individual anti-doping classification accuracy by transverse monitoring of the athlete network

Purpose: To demonstrate a Bayesian approach utilizing the athlete network to boost the positive predictive value of individual doping classifications….

A Transverse Doping Probability Passport: A Conceptual Illustration

Athlete doping rarely happens in isolation. So why do ADAs try to tackle the problem that way? Consider this toy…

GoldenR Cheetah Script for Visualizing Delta W’balance By Interval

In the white is Skiba’s W’balance that you all know and love. I’ve combined this now with the interval discovery…

GoldenR Cheetah Script For Interval Discovery

The Golden Cheetah crew has now integrated R into Golden Cheetah in the latest development build. This update instantly gave…

Estimating the Probability of Doping as a Function of Power

A repeating theme heard in performance analysis discussions is that “Performance doesn’t prove doping.” Of course this is true because…

Developing a test for match fixing, an illustrative example

Match fixing may not be the first topic that springs to mind when thinking about the problem of doping and…

Invitation to Clean Athletes competing in the 2014 Ironman World Championship

Invitation to Clean Athletes from Clean Protocol.

Athlete Biological Passport For Level Change Detection

One of the weaknesses of the current Athlete Biological Passport software seems to be an over-emphasis on outlier detection versus…

Comparing Performances Across Grand Tours

One of the fun parts about modelling climbing performances in Grand Tours is the ability to make historical and virtual…

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