Lance Armstrong risks angry Tour welcome: Cycling chief
Lance Armstrong risks angry Tour welcome: Cycling chief

 Disgraced champion Lance Armstrong will be risking an angry reception if he carries out his own Tour de France charity ride this year, the head of cycling`s governing body has warned.

Astana meet Licence Commission over doping case
Astana meet Licence Commission over doping case

Under-fire cycling outfit Astana met with International Cycling Union (UCI) officials on Thursday to plead their case for a World Tour racing licence.

The UCI called for Astana`s licence to be revoked over concerns about the Kazakh team`s practises regarding doping.

Roman Kreuziger slams delays in his doping case
Roman Kreuziger slams delays in his doping case

Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger, accused of doping charges over problems in his biological passport, has slammed anti-doping bodies over delays in his case that has hampered his career.

UCI announce further anti-doping measures
UCI announce further anti-doping measures

World cycling`s governing body, the UCI, on Friday announced a number of measures to reinforce its anti-doping drive.

Team boss Marc Madiot urges UCI to take quick action
Team boss Marc Madiot urges UCI to take quick action

The International Cycling Union (UCI) must quickly follow up on an Independent Commission report and implement a series of simple measures to eradicate doping, French League and World Tour team FDJ boss Marc Madiot said.

Authorities turned a blind eye to doping: UCI boss
Authorities turned a blind eye to doping: UCI boss

The International Cycling Union`s president on Monday accused the organisation of turning a blind eye to doping in the past and even letting it spread to protect the sport`s image.

UCI hid Lance Armstrong dope test, says new chief Cookson
UCI hid Lance Armstrong dope test, says new chief Cookson

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong would not have won seven Tour de France titles without receiving favourable treatment from the International Cycling Union (UCI), the current head of the world governing body said on Monday.

USADA boss urges prosecution of ex-UCI chiefs
USADA boss urges prosecution of ex-UCI chiefs

US Anti-Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart says he is ready to assist in pursuing prosecution of former cycling chiefs accused in a new report of shielding Lance Armstrong from doping charges.

USADA chief rejects Lance Armstrong witch-hunt claim
USADA chief rejects Lance Armstrong witch-hunt claim

 The US anti-doping chief Wednesday dismissed accusations of a "witch hunt" against Lance Armstrong and said he was delighted with reforms aimed at cleaning up cycling.

USADA chief rejects Lance Armstrong `witch-hunt` claim
USADA chief rejects Lance Armstrong `witch-hunt` claim

The US anti-doping chief Wednesday dismissed accusations of a "witch hunt" against Lance Armstrong and said he was delighted with reforms aimed at cleaning up cycling.

Lance Armstrong made ''a scapegoat'' by USADA, says Pat McQuaid
Lance Armstrong made ''a scapegoat'' by USADA, says Pat McQuaid

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong was the victim of "a witch hunt" and made a scapegoat by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), says former International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid.

Olympic road race to start, finish on Copacabana

The Olympic cycling road races in Brazil next year will start and end in front of the fort on Rio de Janeiro`s world-famous Copacabana beach, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Friday.

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.

Austrian Braendle sets new hour record

Austria`s Matthias Braendle set a new one hour record of 51.85 kilometres on Thursday, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Twitter.

CAS reopens case against Roman Kreuziger after UCI appeal
CAS reopens case against Roman Kreuziger after UCI appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday it had reopened a case against Roman Kreuziger after the International Cycling Union appealed a Czech decision to clear him of doping charges.

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.

Roman Kreuziger cleared of doping by Czechs

The Czech Olympic Committee on Monday cleared Roman Kreuziger of doping charges after the cyclist had been banned from the sport for months over problems with his biological passport.

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.

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.