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Schär responds to bottle throw DSQ - "We are the most approachable sport"

The ability to give bottles to fans makes cycling special, pros argue.

Doltcini-Van Eyck director Marc Bracke is not welcome at Flanders Classics events, organizer says

Bracke was found guilty of violating the UCI Code of Ethics in October.

A requiem for the supertuck

With the supertuck ban finally having kicked in, we take a trip down memory lane.

UCI mulls more safety measures, including a ban on victory celebrations

Supertucks, hugs, and now victory celebrations?

UCI to use podium robots to enforce 'hug ban'

COVID-19 enforcement robots will have a lasting role in the 2021 season, according to a UCI announcement overnight.

UCI refers Bouhanni's sprint shove to Disciplinary Commission for additional punishment

The Disciplinary Commission is now tasked with determining Bouhanni's punishment.

Carr crash at Tirreno-Adriatico reignites safety concerns

The young Briton was lucky to avoid serious injury.

Hugs banned: UCI asks riders to keep their joy to themselves

Bike racers in the thrall of victory shouldn't celebrate in close proximity, the UCI has announced. A hug ban has been instituted within ...

Patrick van Gansen suspended by UCI following abuse case

The former team manager will not be allowed to work in cycling until the end of December 2022.

The UCI is banning the 'super tuck'

The UCI will start enforcing a ban on the "super tuck" start in April.

'Covid-free' Turkmenistan to vaccinate riders against virus it won't acknowledge

The 2021 Track Worlds host will offer free COVID-19 vaccines to all athletes – despite denying the existence of COVID in the country.

The dictator, the oligarch and the UCI president

When politics, business and sport collide: the strange story of international cycling's dance with one of the world's most notorious dict...

The Zwift world championships are coming, complete with a pixelated rainbow jersey

Zwift today announced more details of the upcoming E-Sports world championships. With just over two weeks until the inaugural event, Zwif...

Newly formed Riders Union hopes for 'a place at the table'

After months of rumors, the men's pro peloton has a new organization hoping to represent its interests: The Riders Union officially launc...

Nerd Alert podcast: Your next road bike might look like an airplane

Welcome back to the CyclingTips Nerd Alert podcast. In this episode we discuss two things related to the UCI: one is a rule we'd like to ...

New UCI tech rules leaked: Is bike design about to get a shake-up?

It came via email from a secret industry insider. A brief amendment to the UCI technical regulations, apparently approved by the sport’s ...

Two strikes, team's out: ASO reveals Tour de France COVID-19 protocols

Amid growing concern about rising COVID-19 case numbers in France, Tour de France organiser the ASO has detailed the health measures it w...

The Tour de France starts next week, but should it?

Against a backdrop of steeply rising coronavirus rates in France, is the 2020 Tour de France cause for celebration, or cause for concern?

After a string of horror crashes, riders protest over safety

The resumption of the cycling season has seen chaotic racing, an upended Ineos hegemony, and eager anticipation for the competition to co...

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...

5 things to know about the UCI's overambitious, overcrowded new calendar

Overlapping Grand Tours and Monuments, a calendar that stretches into November, rule changes to lineup sizes for some races (but not all ...