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Cookson speaks after election loss: ‘I depart with my head held high’

Beaten in Thursday morning’s UCI presidential election, outgoing leader Brian Cookson has responded to the shock 37-8 defeat he suffered ...

UCI presidential candidate Lappartient: ‘I won't take my orders from ASO’

Cookson or Lappartient. Lappartient or Cookson. On Thursday the UCI’s 45 voting delegates will give an answer to that choice when they se...

Tensions rise in UCI presidential race on allegations of position for McQuaid

Tensions are rising in the build up to the 2017 UCI presidential election, to be held at UCI Congress on September 21 during the world ro...

UCI rejects criticism of hidden motor tests, but Stade 2 report raises important questions

The UCI has defended itself against serious questions asked of its testing for hidden motors, saying that it stands by the techniques use...

UCI Presidential candidate says UCI and ASO must do more for women’s cycling

Debate continues about whether ASO and others are doing enough for women’s cycling; according to David Lappartient, Brian Cookson’s chall...

Interview: UCI presidential candidate Lappartient aims to ramp up fight against hidden motors

UCI presidential candidate David Lappartient has told CyclingTips that if elected in September, he intends to make several big changes to...

France’s Lappartient declares he will run against Cookson in UCI presidential election

A week after UCI president Brian Cookson told CyclingTips that he thought it was possible that no other candidates would run against him,...

Cookson defends biological passport, reveals existence of two ongoing cases

Although the number of biological passport cases has plummeted since Roman Kreuziger’s legal battle saw the case against him dropped in J...

Brian Cookson interview: UCI president talks achievements, goals, election rivals, technological fraud and ASO

In September 2013 Brian Cookson beat outgoing UCI president Pat McQuaid to take over at the top of the international federation. The batt...

In confirming his bid for second term as UCI president, Brian Cookson lays forth six-point plan

UCI president Brian Cookson laid forth his vision for organized cycling Friday as he confirmed, via his web site, that he is seeking a se...

Brian Cookson: 'Professional sportspeople and teams will always push any rule to the very limit'

In a sit-down interview for the World Anti-Doping Agency's video series WADA Talks, UCI president Brian Cookson has reflected on his time...

Hidden motors and professional cycling: A timeline

The alleged use of hidden motors, so-called mechanical doping, remains a hot topic in cycling. It was first claimed in 2010, was ridicule...

Cookson defends Sutton over bullying claims, says he has a great respect for him

Commenting on the bullying allegations made against former British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton, UCI president Brian Cookson has said ...

Cookson: I’d be very surprised, but very disappointed, if Sky and Wiggins crossed ethical lines

UCI president Brian Cookson has given a tentative indication of confidence in Team Sky and British Cycling, saying that it would be unexp...

Best of 2016: Bridie O'Donnell's world record breaking hour in photos

It’s the time of the year when everyone is heading off for the holidays, spending time with family and taking advantage of the opportunit...

UCI lobbying WADA to ban Tramadol

With the use of grey area performance-enhancing substances in the news after the leak of Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) data from WADA, ...

UCI President Brian Cookson on La Course, developing women's cycling and Rio predictions

UCI president Brian Cookson strolled the cobbled roads of the Champs Elysées on Sunday, attending to media and supporting the women's La ...

Brian Cookson Interview: Team size revision, Tour anti-doping, disc-brake ban and more

As he did last year, UCI president Brian Cookson attended the La Course women’s race in Paris on Sunday, held on the final day of the Tou...

Hidden motors: UCI announces results of Tour de France checks

The UCI has announced that it carried out a total of 3,773 magnetic resistance tests for motors over the course of the Tour de France, an...

Rights groups urge sponsors not to back Bahrain WorldTour team

The team is months away from riding its first race but, already, it seems the Bahrain WorldTour project has mountains to climb. Rights gr...

UCI ‘happy to collaborate’ with others in fighting motor use

ANGERS, France (CT) – UCI president Brian Cookson has pledged cooperation with Tour de France organiser ASO and the French authorities in...