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Suspended Mauro Santambrogio fails another drug test: UCI
Suspended Mauro Santambrogio fails another drug test: UCI

Italian cyclist Mauro Santambrogio, who is already serving a doping suspension, has failed another drugs test, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Thursday.

Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali `not leaving` embattled Astana
Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali `not leaving` embattled Astana

Reigning Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali insisted he will not quit the embattled cycling team Astana following the doping positives of two teammates and three from the suspended Astana Continental outfit.

Lance Armstrong barred from Greenville ride
Lance Armstrong barred from Greenville ride

Disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong has been barred from taking part in a cycling event with ex-US Postal Service teammates as part of his lifetime ban for using performance-enhancing drugs.

Astana face licence review after third positive test
Astana face licence review after third positive test

The International Cycling Union (UCI) said Thursday it has asked its licence commission to undertake a full review of the management and anti-doping policies of the Astana team after a third case involving one of its riders.

Jens Voigt breaks cycling`s hour record
Jens Voigt breaks cycling`s hour record

Germany`s Jens Voigt on Thursday lowered cycling`s hour record, covering 51.115 kilometres at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen.

Matteo Rabottini pulled from Italy squad after positive test

Italian Matteo Rabottini has been excluded from his national squad for the upcoming world cycling championships following a positive test for a banned blood booster, the Italian cycling federation (FCI) said.

No positive dope tests on 2014 Tour de France
No positive dope tests on 2014 Tour de France

There were no positive dope tests at this year`s Tour de France, world cycling`s governing body the UCI announced on Tuesday.

Bronchitis rules champion Chris Horner out of Tour of Spain

Reigning champion Chris Horner was pulled out of the Tour of Spain on Friday as treatment he was receiving for bronchitis was deemed a health risk by his Lampre-Merida team.

Invest for cycling success, UCI president tells China

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

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.

UCI extends anti-doping agreement with French agency for Tour

The International Cycling Union (UCI) and the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) will once again work hand in hand on the Tour de France, the sport`s governing body said on Thursday.

Giro stage winner Ulissi fails drug test

Italian rider Diego Ulissi, who won two stages of this year`s Giro d`Italia, failed a drugs test during the race, his team Lampre confirmed on Wednesday.

SAI cycling academy set to get UCI nod

The SAI National Cycling Academy (SAINCA) is set to get the nod of sport`s world governing body UCI, which has agreed to make the world-class facility its satellite centre.

Rogers welcomes lifting of UCI doping ban

Australian Michael Rogers has welcomed the lifting of a doping ban for a banned stimulant, saying it has ended a very difficult time for him.

UCI lifts doping ban on Michael Rogers

The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Wednesday lifted its doping ban on Australian Michael Rogers, who last year tested positive for clenbuterol.

Armstrong probe findings due in a year, says UCI

An inquiry team probing the role of cycling`s leaders in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal will deliver its report by next year, the head of the sport`s global governing body UCI said on Wednesday.

Cyclocross ideal for Winter Games: UCI chief

Brian Cookson, the president of the International Cycling Union (UCI), said on Wednesday that cyclocross could make the transition from the Summer Olympics to the Winter Games.

UCI chief, Brian Cookson touts on-board cycle cameras

International Cycling Union (UCI) president Brian Cookson said he is mulling over the idea of installing cameras on professional racers` bicycles to bring fans closer to their heroes.

Belgian federation proposes `red and yellow cards`

Belgian Cycling Federation president Tom Van Damme said Wednesday he wants the International Cycling Union (UCI) to introduce football-style red and yellow cards to improve safety in the peloton.

UCI sets up 3-man panel to investigate doping past

A three-man independent panel will investigate cycling`s doping past, including allegations the sport`s governing body colluded with Lance Armstrong.