Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali’s Astana team avoided having their WorldTour licence withdrawn last month after cycling’s Licence Commission deemed that the punishment would be disproportionate to the doping offences committed by some of their riders last season, it has been revealed.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
International Cycling Union president Pat McQuaid has called on his election rival Brian Cookson to condemn the “gangster politics” in an increasingly bitter election contest following the emergence of an anonymous leaked dossier alleging corruption at the UCI.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
Rival International Cycling Union presidential candidates Pat McQuaid and Brian Cookson have both issued strongly-worded statements following the emergence of an anonymous leaked dossier alleging corruption at the UCI.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2013
Embattled UCI President Pat McQuaid’s only rival in the upcoming election for the office, Brian Cookson, has launched a stinging attack on the Irishman after it emerged that rules which could aid McQuaid’s election bid may be changed in September and backdated to the current period.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2013
Twenty-four hours after British Cycling president Brian Cookson launched his campaign for the leadership of the International Cycling Union (UCI), Pat McQuaid has come out fighting with a challenge to the Englishman to explain what he feels is a “half-baked” manifesto.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013