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The UCI just gave its highest award to this dictator

Last week was a big week for Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the president of Turkmenistan. The former dentist had a packed schedule of days f...

Explainer: The UCI and the teams are locked in a power struggle. Why?

The 2020 season is ticking along, but behind the scenes, all is not well in the sport of professional cycling, with an ongoing dispute be...

Commentary: How Russian propaganda is linked to Sky skepticism

Chris Froome heads to Ruta del Sol and the cycling world piles on. It is an unsettling realization that Russian hackers are partially to ...

Bikes and Brexit: What does the UK's departure from the EU mean for cycling?

Regardless of how anyone feels about the result of the Brexit referendum last week, nobody can honestly say they fully understand what th...

Stars-and-stripes saga: The backstory behind Greg Daniel's missing national champion's jersey

Over Memorial Day weekend, 21-year-old Greg Daniel shocked the favorites with an emphatic victory at the U.S. national road championship....

Why Cycling Australia removed two events from the NRS calendar (and why it's reviewing the series)

With the Subaru National Road Series (NRS) currently on a mid-season break, Cycling Australia last week announced the start of a "compreh...

A chat with Richard Bowen, Australian Cyclists Party candidate at the Victorian State Election

Victorians head to the polls tomorrow to vote in the state election. One of the smaller parties vying for seats in the upper house (the L...

How Tinkov’s Grand Tour Challenge could prove costly for cycling

The idea may be on hold for 2015, but Oleg Tinkov is determined to keep pushing the sport’s top riders to eventually accept his proposed ...

Should the Oceania Tour and Asia Tour be merged?

As little as nine years ago there were 29 race days on the UCI Oceania Tour. Last year there were just seven. In the same period the Asia...

The UCI Oceania Tour explained

The 2014 Oceania Road Championships are being held in Toowoomba, Queensland this weekend, bringing this year's Oceania Tour to a close .....

Is Gerry Ryan the right man for the Cycling Australia presidency?

Cycling Australia announced yesterday that Gerry Ryan, one of Australia’s most successful businessmen and the owner of GreenEDGE Cycling,...

Cookson ousts McQuaid as UCI president

Britain's Brian Cookson was elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) after beating incumbent Pat McQuaid at the end of ...

What you need to know about the UCI election (part two)

It’s only a few weeks until the UCI presidential election in Tuscany and the story around the vote has been morphing and evolving almost ...

What you need to know about the UCI election (part one)

It seems like there’s a new development in the UCI presidency story every day now, and with the vote less than a month away we’ve put tog...

UCI Extends Olive Branch

The sports governing body, the Union Cycliste International (UCI) found itself backed into a corner this summer, but is fighting back wit...

The roadmap for peace - from manifesto to action

The Lance Armstrong doping investigation forced cycling's stakeholders to take a hard look at its sport. The resulting testimonies and do...