First British eRacing champion banned for using bot to gain unfair advantage

04 October 2019 06:50
• Cameron Jeffers suspended for six months• Title awarded to James Phillips insteadProfessional cycling has been infamously dogged by cheating in previous years but the sport broke new ground on Friday when the inaugural winner of the British eRacing Championships was banned for “manipulation of pre-race data to gain an unfair advantage via in-game equipment”.Cameron Jeffers was fined £250 and given a six month suspension from all racing after British Cycling ruled he had breached its disciplinary code during the championships in March. Held on the online training platform Zwift, it was alleged that the Cornwall-based rider used a bot to give him an unfair advantage over his competitors. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian