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The UCI's plan for a joint U23-elite Worlds road race is a cop-out

The peloton lacks development, and a U23 race would help close the gap between juniors and elites.

The UCI will run a Gravel World Series and World Championships in 2022

A UCI-sanctioned gravel racing circuit and world championship event are coming next year.

David Lappartient stands unopposed in bid for second UCI presidential term

The Frenchman's re-election is now a formality.

UCI weighs in on Van Schip Baloise Belgium Tour disqualification

The UCI's statement on Jan-Willem Van Schip's disqualification paints a very different story to that of Beat Cycling's.

UCI bans Aerocoach front hub "fairing" used by Ganna in Giro TT

Remember all that talk of Ineos wheels in the time trial? Well the UCI didn't like them and have moved to ban the end caps on the Aerocoa...

The Secret Pro: Greedy rider agents, Cavendish's comeback, and rider safety

Get the latest from our anonymous insider, The Secret Pro.

Froome's salbutamol case led to spat between the UCI and WADA

The UCI and WADA presidents had tense e-mail exchanges over the case.

Making sense of the controversial photo-finish at Amstel Gold

'What's the deal with that photo finish?', and other important questions.

Human rights abuses and the home of the European track championships

The European Track Cycling Championships are set to be held in Belarus, despite sanctions from the IOC and human rights concerns.

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...