Richard Moore is a freelance journalist and author.

His first book, IN SEARCH OF ROBERT MILLAR, won Best Biography at the 2008 British Sports Book Awards.

His second book, HEROES, VILLAINS & VELODROMES, was long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.

He is also the author of SLAYING THE BADGER: LeMond, Hinault and the Greatest Ever Tour de France (Yellow Jersey, 2011).

And SKY’S THE LIMIT: British Cycling’s Quest to Conquer the Tour de France (HarperCollins, 2011).

His latest book is THE DIRTIEST RACE IN HISTORY: Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the 1988 Olympic 100m Final (Wisden Sports Writing, 2012).

He writes on sport, specialising in cycling, and is a regular contributor to the Guardian, skysports.com, the Scotsman and Procycling magazine.

He is also a former racing cyclist who represented Scotland at the 1998 Commonwealth Games and Great Britain at the 1998 Tour de Langkawi.

Richard Moore can be contacted at richardbmoore(at)btinternet.com