International Cycling Union

McQuaid in race to keep top cycling job

Brian Cookson

Dragging cycling from the "mire" of the Lance Armstrong affair will be Brian Cookson's objective if the British Cycling chief succeeds in unseating International Cycling Union president Pat McQuaid later this year.

Thursday, 6 June, 2013, 5:47am

Sport Digest, February 3, 2013

Dale Steyn

Pakistan crashed to their lowest test cricket total when they were bowled out for 49 by a South African pace barrage on the second day of the first test at the Wanderers Stadium yesterday. 

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

UCI disbands independent Armstrong commission

International Cycling Union president Pat McQuaid. Photo: Reuters

The International Cycling Union (UCI) announced on Monday it had disbanded the independent commission it had set up to investigate alleged involvement by the global governing body in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

UCI not fit to hear Lance Armstrong's case, says Usada's Travis Tygart

Travis Tygart

American jurors and US anti-doping officials should decide Lance Armstrong's fate rather than the International Cycling Union, the main investigator who has chased Armstrong for years has said.

29 Jan 2013 - 9:13am

'Careless action' that may have cost cyclist Steven Wong everything

Steven Wong

Steven Wong defended himself over his failed dope test yesterday, insisting that he has always been a clean rider and that one moment of carelessness caused the failed test which has earned him a two-year ban.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:39am

Pat McQuaid says Greg LeMond move on UCI is a 'PR stunt'

Pat McQuaid

Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond's claim that he should take over cycling's governing body to lead the sport out of crisis following the Lance Armstrong doping scandal is nothing but a publicity stunt, according to UCI president Pat McQuaid.

McQuaid said LeMond "knows nothing" about running elite cycling and anti-doping programmes.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:47am

Skins clothing firm to sue UCI in wake of Lance Armstrong doping scandal

Australian clothing firm Skins has threatened to sue cycling's world governing body for US$2 million, alleging it harmed the company's image by failing to crack down on doping and run a clean sport.

6 Nov 2012 - 2:46am

Tour de France races from 1999-2005 to have no winner, says UCI

The International Cycling Union (UCI) this week effectively erased Armstrong from the cycling history books. Photo: AP

The 1999-2005 Tour de France races will have no winners attributed to them, embattled world cycling officials announced Friday, ordering doping-tainted icon Lance Armstrong to repay his prize money.

27 Oct 2012 - 12:15am

Sport Digest, October 27, 2012

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets the fastest time in practice. Photo: AP

No Tour winners from 1999 to 2005 - UCI

27 Oct 2012 - 4:15am

World Anti-Doping Agency ‘encouraged’ by UCI Armstrong ruling

The US Anti-Doping Agency branded seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong the central figure in a sophisticated, systematic doping scheme. Photo: AFP

Cycling’s decision on Monday to cast out Lance Armstrong left World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) chief John Fahey “encouraged” that sport’s biggest doping scandal was drawing to “a correct conclusion”.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Armstrong admits 'This is a difficult time'

Lance Armstrong has admitted to "difficult" times since a report accused the shamed cyclist of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping programme ever seen in sport.

21 Oct 2012 - 1:50am

Dutch bank pulls out of cycling sponsorship

Rabobank rider Carlos Barredo of Spain. Photo: AP

Dutch bank Rabobank is ending its sponsorship of professional cycling following publication of the US Anti-Doping Agency’s explosive report into Lance Armstrong.

19 Oct 2012 - 8:20pm

Call for UCI chief to act on Armstrong affair or quit

President of the International Cycling Union Pat McQuaid speaks during an interview on Friday. Photo: AP

International Cycling Union chief Pat McQuaid must immediately make clear the governing body’s position on the Lance Armstrong doping affair or resign to prevent the collapse of world cycling, a commercial partner of the sport said on Thursday.

18 Oct 2012 - 4:27pm

Former anti-doping boss claims cycling union 'turned a blind eye'

Dick Pound

The International Cycling Union likely turned a blind eye to alleged doping by Lance Armstrong and others, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency has suggested.

Dick Pound said he complained for years to the UCI that the seven-time Tour de France winner and other cyclists were given advance notice of their drug tests and then allowed to go off unsupervised.

15 Oct 2012 - 3:23am

Talking points

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor

Chief secretary holds meetings in Macau

19 Sep 2012 - 2:31am