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Dutch cycling federation launches investigation into harassment as riders speak out

When British track cyclist Jessica Varnish opened up about sexist behaviour and discrimination within British Cycling in April, a number ...

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 discussio...

Kimmage vs Verbruggen court hearing held: ‘It is going to be a long and bloody battle’

Paul Kimmage has come out fighting on the day of the preliminary court hearing in the legal case taken against him by Hein Verbruggen, wi...

Stein Orn: Kristoff’s coach in favour of compulsory retrospective testing, but says improvements need to be made first

Alexander Kristoff’s coach and stepfather Stein Orn has said that he is generally in agreement with the concept of storing all doping con...

Kimmage vs Verbruggen legal case set for July; “I have had three years of this…I am not amused at all”

Three months after saying he would be astonished if the Hein Verbruggen legal case against him continued in the wake of the CIRC report, ...

Cookson: Verbruggen and McQuaid misled the media, the UCI and the sport

Following interviews given by both Hein Verbruggen and Pat McQuaid in which both former UCI presidents have suggested that the CIRC repor...

Cookson says UCI will try to tighten up on corticoids and other grey area substances

Speaking about a misuse of cortisone which was highlighted in the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) report, UCI president Bria...

Cookson on motors in bikes: “Our information is this is a very real possibility”

Commenting after the Cycling Independent Reform Commission outlined a real danger that riders are, or could, be using motors in bikes, UC...

Citing CIRC report, UCI says allegations against Zorzoli are unsubstantiated and that he can return to work

Slightly over two months after the UCI sidelined Dr. Mario Zorzoli from all matters connected to anti-doping, the governing body has now ...

CIRC report: Kimmage ‘would be astonished’ if Verbruggen lawsuit continues

Speaking in the wake of a Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) report that was critical of the past presidents of the UCI, Paul K...

Verbruggen claims CIRC report clears him of allegations, shrugs off criticism

Despite the strong criticism of his UCI presidency expressed in the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) report, Hein Verbruggen ...

CIRC Independent Commission report severely critical of past UCI practices

Revealing the details of a year-long investigation into the past activities of the UCI plus its handling of anti-doping matters, the Cycl...

Armstrong and CIRC: Questions were limited, reduction in lifetime ban thought unlikely

Although Lance Armstrong recently gave the impression that he was fully cooperative with the Cycling Independent Reform Commission, telli...

UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March

Although the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC)’s inquiry into the Lance Armstrong/US Postal Service affair, the UCI’s conduct ...

Cookson tells cycling world to prepare for ‘uncomfortable’ CIRC doping report

Speaking in advance of the release of the long awaited, year long investigation into Lance Armstrong, the US Postal Service, past doping ...

The Week in Bike #56 - The Apology Show

I'll admit it—I'm human. Sometimes I get things wrong. So to make up for fifty-some-odd episodes worth of misdeeds, half-truths and false...

UCI: update on Astana investigation, CIRC report and more

February appears set to be a busy month for the UCI in terms of ongoing assessments of situations linked to doping, with the outcome of n...

Riis likely to learn fate soon in relation to Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation

A long-awaited doping report which will determine whether or not Bjarne Riis can continue his work in cycling finally appears close to be...

Armstrong Qui Tam case: Landis and US Government granted permission to seek documents from UCI

Lance Armstrong’s attempt to defend himself from a multi-million dollar Qui Tam whistleblower lawsuit has become a more difficult task af...

Astana pledges investigation into doping positives, calls on Iglinskiy brothers to speak to CIRC

Expected to be grilled by the UCI over the two positive tests for EPO by its riders Maxim and Valentin Iglinskiy, the Astana team has spo...