Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Brian Holm charged with indecent exposure; No Tour de France for Boasson Hagen, nationals also ruled out; Lotto Belisol confirms Van de Broeck and Greipel to lead Tour de France squad; IAM Cycling announces its nine for the Tour; UCI reacts to TUE criticism, promises […]


UCI reacts to TUE criticism in Froome case, promises changes

The UCI has undertaken to change the way therepeutic use exemptions (TUEs) are handled in the sport, with the governing body telling CyclingTips that there will not be a repeat of the conditions which saw its scientific advisor Dr. Mario Zorzoli grant Chris Froome a TUE in the recent Tour de Romandie. “Working closely with […]

French newspaper claims UCI hasn’t followed WADA’s rules over TUE approval

Following on from its claims last week that the UCI may have broken its own rules over the approval of the use of a corticosteroid by Chris Froome in the Tour de Romandie, a race the Briton went on to win, the French Journal du Dimanche newspaper said on Sunday that the UCI had not […]

WADA says UCI followed rules over Froome corticosteroid TUE

The World Anti Doping Agency has said that it doesn’t have an issue with the UCI’s decision to grant Chris Froome a therapeutic use exemption for the corticosteroid prednisolone, believing that the regulations were followed as required. “WADA is satisfied that the UCI’s decision to grant a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) to Chris Froome was […]