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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 ...

MPCC blasts teams who left organisation, said they used anti-doping body for PR purposes

Body also calls for automatic four year bans for use of hidden motors and requests WADA bans tramadol and corticosteroids Responding to t...

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...

Confusion over status of Tramadol in 2016; WADA contradicts MPCC and says it isn’t banned

A statement released by the MPCC anti-doping movement on Wednesday has led to some confusion, with that release appearing to say that the...

Astana booted from the MPCC over Lars Boom’s Tour de France start

Having defied the MPCC’s regulations in allowing Lars Boom to start the Tour de France, the Astana team has been ejected from the anti-do...

Astana facing MPCC exclusion after deciding Boom will start Tour despite low cortisol levels

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – The Tour de France has not yet started but the under-fire Astana team has already found itself centre sta...

Team Southeast becomes fourth team this year to quit MPCC

Following on from Lampre-Merida, Bardiani CSF and LottoNL-Jumbo, who each left the MPCC anti-doping movement in recent weeks, a fourth sq...

MPCC on LottoNL-Jumbo’s decision to quit: Only seven samples ever deemed too low, Dutch team had two of these

Responding to the LottoNL-Jumbo team’s criticism of it over its regulation relating to an enforced rest for riders with low cortisol leve...

LottoNL-Jumbo becomes third team to quit MPCC over disagreement with regulations

Emphasising that it supports the philosophy of the MPCC anti-doping movement, the LottoNL-Jumbo team has nevertheless said that it is wit...

Bardiani-CSF quits MPCC over Giro d’Italia cortisol case

Responding two weeks after the MPCC anti doping movement summoned the team manager to a meeting of the board of directors scheduled for J...

George Bennett: ‘How do we stop cortisone in the sport? A few guys like me taking the fall is not the answer.’

Commenting almost three weeks after he was blocked from starting the Giro d’Italia due to low cortisol levels, the New Zealand rider Geor...

MPCC says that Bardiani CSF team is under scrutiny after squad breaks its regulations

One day after the Bardiani-CSF team won stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia via Nicola Boem, the anti-doping MPCC group has indicated that the ...

Lampre-Merida quits MPCC over Ulissi case

A standoff between the MPCC anti-doping group and the Lampre-Merida team over the situation involving the rider Diego Ulissi has led to t...

Ballan aiming for possible August return after CAS reduces doping suspension

He was handed a two year ban from cycling in January 2014 but following a successful appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, former...

Lotto-Soudal doctor calls for greater restrictions on tramadol use

Speaking out against the still-legal use of powerful painkillers in the pro peloton, Lotto-Soudal doctor Jan Mathieu has said that more n...

MPCC announces it now encompasses all Pro Continental teams

The MPCC anti-doping movement has continued to gain strength and has announced that it now includes every Pro Continental squad in the pe...

Lampre-Merida insists it hasn’t violated MPCC rules with retention of Ulissi

Responding to Thursday’s MPCC statement which referred to its rule about not signing riders with bans of six months or longer plus the wa...

MPCC awaiting clarification from Lampre-Merida over plans to retain Ulissi

The MPCC has responded to a statement by Diego Ulissi’s Lampre-Merida team this week saying that he will return to competition with the s...

Ulissi handed nine month ban over positive test but expresses relief

Double Giro d’Italia stage winner Diego Ulissi has said that he is pleased despite being handed a nine-month ban after testing positive f...

MPCC states that six member teams face auto-suspensions if repeat doping cases occur

Commenting in the wake of the combined five positive cases between the Astana WorldTour and Astana Continental teams, the MPCC anti-dopin...

The Week in Bike #47 - Who Pays?

Who's going to be in the WorldTour next year? How should the WorldTour even work? Who'll support this team? How about all these doping po...