Freire has the final word after Zabel prematurely uncorks the San Remo bubbly in 2004.
World championships notebook: Debate over U23’s heats up, Óscar Freire says doping culture marred his career
Some say it's unfair to allow WorldTour-level riders to race in the U23 category, while three-time world champion Óscar Freire says the EPO Era undermined his career.
Reigning champ Valverde promises to go down swinging, but this worlds likely marks end of glorious era that dates back to 1999
VeloNews caught up with the three-time road world champion and chatted about a variety of topics.
Rasmussen backtracks on statements over Freire, Flecha
Retirements and the nation’s financial crisis are having a devastating effect on the peloton
"There are clean riders, there were before and there are now," says Freire
Euskatel-Euskadi denies making an offer to Oscar Freire aimed at securing his haul of WorldTour points. Freire, for now, is firmly retired
Three-time world champion Oscar Freire, who last won a race in 2010, calls time on his 15-year cycling career
With Rodríguez, Valverde, Contador, Freire and Sánchez, will a wealth of options benefit the Spanish or destroy their chances in Limburg?
Samuel Sánchez will be last-minute decision, while Luis León Sánchez misses out
Giro d'Italia climber's jersey turns blue; Simon a punchy French hope; Freire believes he can win another world championship
Spaniard Óscar Freire figures all he needed was another 100 meters and he might have pulled the cat out of the Amstel Gold Race hat.