Richard Moore is a freelance journalist and author and former racing cyclist who represented Scotland at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.
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 2008 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 and the Sunday Times bestseller Sky’s the Limit: British Cycling’s Quest to Conquer the Tour de France.
The Dirtiest Race in History published in June 2012, tells the story of the 100m final at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and was long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
The Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica’s Sprint Factory was published in 2015 and long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
He has written for Esquire, the Guardian, Observer, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail,The Independent,The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday.