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Invest for cycling success, UCI president tells China

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:42

Emulating British cycling success on the Olympic stage will not come cheap but China has the potential to be a major player in the sport if it commits the proper investment, International Cycling Union (UCI) president Brian Cookson said on Monday.

British rider, Tiernan-Locke receives two-year doping ban

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:16

British rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke receives a two-year doping suspension for a doping charge. In the follow-up, Team Sky, which lost their leader and defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome due to a crash, sacked the 29-year-old with immediate effect.

Doping battle must be more cost efficient, say medical experts

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:10

The fight against doping costs $300-400 million a year and sporting medical experts at a conference hosted by FIFA on Friday questioned whether it was value for money.

Lance Armstrong says will testify with 100 percent honesty

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 15:25

Disgraced former Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has said he will testify with "100 percent transparency and honesty" at any independent enquiry into doping in cycling.

International Cycling Union elections: Presidency row takes spotlight off `good year`

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 08:58

Cycling is on the road to recovery from the Lance Armstrong doping scandal but a good season for the sport has been overshadowed by a bitter presidency campaign.

World cycling chief Pat McQuaid loses Swiss backing

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 17:28

UCI president Pat McQuaid received a blow on Wednesday to his bid to win a third term in the role as the Swiss Cycling Federation withdrew their backing for his candidacy.

Anti-doping foundation says no positive Tour dope tests

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 23:06

There were no positive doping tests during July`s Tour de France, the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation said Tuesday.

Armstrong failed drug tests in 1999: UCI

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 17:45

Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong returned four samples with traces of banned corticosteroids in the 1999 Tour de France, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said, although the governing body added it did not handle them as positive tests.

Cycling ace Valery Kaykov suspended for failing drug test

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 13:48

Cycling champion, Valery Kaykov has been terminated from his contract with the Rusvelo cycling management following a drug test that tested the rider positive for a banned substance.

Cycling should have grown faster in India: UCI chief

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 16:42

International Cycling Union (UCI) Chief Pat McQuaid feels that India should have grown faster in the sport after getting a launch-pad like the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

UCI want to bring cycling World Cup, World tour race to India

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 15:51

International Cycling Union (UCI) is willing to bring big events such as World Cup and Word tour race to India, provided the government and other stakeholders assure them a hassle-free organisation and proper maintenance of the infrastructure

Armstrong ready to co-operate with agencies to ‘clean up cycling’

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 16:13

Lance Armstrong’s attorney, Tim Herman has claimed his client is ready to work with the doping agencies to help them clean cycling from the stigma of drugs.