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UCI under pressure over being ‘complicit’ in Armstrong doping scandal

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 06, 2012, 14:12

The International Cycling Union (UCI) continues to face pressure from various sports sponsors and figures, after a major Australian clothing brand claimed that the organisation was ‘complicit’ in sweeping disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal under the carpet.

WADA raises question marks over UCI’s acceptance of Armstrong donation

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 18:10

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has raised question marks over the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) acceptance of a donation from Lance Armstrong, saying it could lead to suggestions of lack of impartiality.

Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 17:37

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been handed a lifetime ban by International Cycling Union (UCI) on Monday.

Armstrong removes Tour de France titles from twitter account

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 16:47

Lance Armstrong has updated his twitter account following the International Cycling Union’s Monday’s decision to strip him of his seven Tour de France titles.

UCI chief launches personal attacks on former team-mates of Armstrong

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:38

International Cycling Union (UCI) president, Pat McQuaid has slammed Lance Armstrong doping scandal’s whistle-blowers Floyd Landis and Tyler Hamilton as scumbags.

Ex-UCI boss vehemently denies backing ‘banned’ Armstrong in doping row

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 18:28

Former International Cycling Union (UCI) boss Hein Verbruggen has strongly dismissed a report in a Dutch newspaper on Thursday that claimed he still supported dishonored cycling icon Lance Armstrong in the doping scandal.

Contador`s team risk World Tour exclusion

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 08:48

Alberto Contador`s Saxo Bank-Sungard team could be thrown out of cycling`s World Tour after the Spaniard was given a two-year doping ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Friday.

Bauge and France stripped of world titles

Last Updated: Friday, January 06, 2012, 22:42

Britain`s Jason Kenny has been awarded the world individual sprint gold medal and Germany the team title after French rider Gregory Bauge had his results annulled for doping violations, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Friday.

CAS begins hearing over Contador doping case

Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011, 19:51

Sport`s highest tribunal began a long-delayed, four-day hearing on Monday which could result in three-times Tour de France champion Alberto Contador being stripped of his 2010 title for doping.

Pellizotti absolved in doping case, demands damages

Last Updated: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 21:39

Franco Pellizotti asked for damages from the International Cycling Union (UCI) after being cleared on Thursday following an investigation into his biological passport.

Cyclist Contador says 2009 was ‘best year ever’

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 10:18

Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador said Monday that 2009 has been his best year ever, as he received the award from the International Cycling Union (UCI) as this season’s top rider.

UCI president defends Olympic track cycling changes

Last Updated: Friday, December 11, 2009, 09:15

International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid has defended the changes to the 2012 Olympic track cycling programme approved by the IOC on Thursday.