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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...

UCI president mulls gravel world championships within next few years

The rapid growth of gravel racing has not gone unnoticed by the UCI. Cycling's global governing body may not currently have a deep involv...

The weekly spin: Ineos courting Carapaz highlights need for WorldTour budget cap

Even though they didn’t factor in the race, Team Ineos is now at the center of the narrative surrounding the 2019 Giro d’Italia champion....

Lappartient says Brailsford was ‘pouring oil on the fire’ with rest day comments

UCI President David Lappartient has questioned the logic of David Brailsford’s rest day criticism of the French public, saying that it is...

UCI says no reasoned decision will be released for Froome case, elaborates on related topics

Addressing the outcome of the Chris Froome case and also responding to related criticism and debate arising from that, the UCI has said t...

Lappartient says UCI had to follow WADA’s lead and clear Froome

UCI President David Lappartient has confirmed that the governing body had to follow suit once WADA cleared Chris Froome over his adverse ...

UCI corrects race director's assurance that Froome's Giro result will stand

Will Chris Froome be allowed to keep his result from the Giro d’Italia once his ongoing salbutamol violation is adjudicated by an arbitra...

Explainer: A closer look at the UCI’s new plans to combat hidden motors

A little over two years after Femke Van Den Driesshe made regrettable history when she was the first rider to be caught using a hidden mo...

UCI President Lappartient wants investigation into Team Sky

UCI President David Lappartient has called for the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation, an independent arm of the UCI, to open an investigatio...

Lappartient open to life bans for motor use, comments further on Armstrong

UCI President David Lappartient based a large part of his election campaign on the fight against the use of hidden motors, or technologic...

Lappartient plans to ban use of corticoids from early 2019

New UCI president David Lappartient has said that he has set a start date of the beginning of the 2019 season as the point from which he ...

The complicated case of women's cycling and minimum wages

The UCI recently released a joint agreement by the Professional Cyclists Association (CPA) and the International Association of Professio...

Lappartient dominates UCI Presidential Election

Challenger David Lappartient has had a landslide victory at the UCI presidential elections, receiving over four times as many votes as th...

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...

Lappartient: UCI’s tablet detectors ‘simply aren’t enough’

UCI presidential challenger David Lappartient has called for an extension of the UCI’s current testing methods for hidden motors, saying ...

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,...