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A sad dictator rides through Ashgabat on World Bicycle Day

It was supposed to be one of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's best days of the year.

UCI moves Track Worlds from 'COVID-free' Turkmenistan due to COVID

The 2021 Ashgabat Track Worlds are a non-starter.

'Covid-free' Turkmenistan to vaccinate riders against virus it won't acknowledge

The 2021 Track Worlds host will offer free COVID-19 vaccines to all athletes – despite denying the existence of COVID in the country.

The dictator, the oligarch and the UCI president

When politics, business and sport collide: the strange story of international cycling's dance with one of the world's most notorious dict...

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...