Brian Cookson

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Kennaugh wins the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Amanda Spratt claims the Cadel Evans Women’s Race; Cyclocross world titles for Wout van Aert, Thalita De Jong, Eli Iserbyt and Evie Richards; Greipel wins again at the Challenge Mallorca, Cancellara and Brambilla also on the […]

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Cookson: ‘Message to all cheaters is that we will catch up with you sooner or later’

As members of the media piled into the press room on the World Cyclocross Championship course in Heusden-Zolder for an otherwise routine press conference, there was only one topic of interest: the first caught technical fraud case. Belgian under-23 rider Femke van den Driessche is under investigation over what the UCI has described as technological […]

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Photo gallery: Bridie O’Donnell’s world record breaking hour

Bridie O’Donnell set a new UCI world hour record of 46.882 kilometres on Friday night in front of a crowd of thousands at Adelaide’s Super-Drome. The weather was a warm 29°C and the pressure favourably low for the attempt, which took place in a city swarming with cyclists in the midst of the Santos Tour Down Under. The […]

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Ella Picks: gender equality in professional cycling, new national champs crowned, Australian summer of racing is heating up, new UCI teams and more

It’s been a few weeks since the last Ella Picks but now that the festive season has come to an end, it’s back. It’s been a few busy weeks with battles for national titles (in cyclocross and road racing) taking place across the globe. Meanwhile, everyone is prepping for the 2016 road season and we’re […]

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Verbruggen and Cookson continue to debate disputed agreement

A dispute has sprung up between former UCI president Hein Verbruggen and the current head of the governing body, Brian Cookson, with both speaking publicly about this weeks’ news that an agreement had been reached between them in the wake of the CIRC report. On Monday, Verbruggen told the Inside The Games website that the […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Velon underlines backing for AIGCP, UCI in WorldTour reform, while hints of frustration amongst riders emerge; Düsseldorf confirmed as hosting Tour de France start in 2017; Armistead influences expansion of women’s Tour de Yorkshire; Women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race race secures 1.2 UCI status, bolsters […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Vaughters – Tinkov was a victim of his own sword; Vaughters – Tour owner ASO ‘is the big playground bully’; Verbruggen claims UCI won’t strip him of honorary president title and will pay settlement, but Cookson says agreement is null; Novo Nordisk to make its […]

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Verbruggen claims UCI won’t strip him of honorary president title and will pay settlement, but Cookson says agreement is null

When UCI President Brian Cookson sat down to an interview last month about his first two years as UCI president, he was open to discussion about most topics. There was one question, though, which resulted in a very short answer. Asked about the honorary president title that he had previously said that the UCI wanted […]

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Explaining the UCI’s WorldTour reform

Earlier this week the UCI announced agreement had been reached on the WorldTour reform it has been developing and refining for several years. Started under the previous president Pat McQuaid, the plans have gradually changed in the two-plus years since Brian Cookson took over in that slot. While more needs to be done before the […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: UCI hands out another four Pro Continental licences, all applicants now approved; Louis Meintjes to make Lampre-Merida debut at Tour Down Under; Trek Factory Racing to become Trek-Segafredo in 2016?; Cult Energy fails to pay riders November salary; Tour de Langkawi gets new organiser, WorldTour […]

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