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Facing team suspension over doping cases, Katusha quits MPCC

Russian WorldTour team Katusha announced Tuesday that it would leave the voluntary Mouvement Pour Un Cyclisme Crédible (MPCC) immediately...

After UCI’s Katusha decision, what next for Paolini?

The situation surrounding Luca Paolini’s positive test for cocaine at last year’s Tour de France is undoubtedly a complicated one. Tuesda...

UCI Disciplinary Commission deems Paolini's cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced Tuesday that its Disciplinary Commission had determined that conditions for a suspensio...

Second positive test in 12 months could see Katusha sidelined up to 45 days

Team Katusha, the Russian squad that fought the UCI to preserve its 2013 WorldTour license, is facing a potential suspension from pro cyc...

After months without a verdict, Paolini cocaine positive referred to UCI anti-doping tribunal

It's been five months without any news on the Luca Paolini doping case from this year’s Tour de France but, finally, it appears that ther...

UCI explains why Katusha won’t be suspended over second doping case

Although the announcement of a second positive in less than two months appeared to position the Katusha team for a suspension under the U...

Paolini out of the Tour de France and facing possible end of career due to a positive test for cocaine

FOUGERES, France (CT) – Months after taking one of the biggest victories in his career, Gent-Wevelgem, Luca Paolini is facing a very unce...