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Transgender cyclists barred from women's competition
The International Cycling Union (UCI)’s president David Lappartient said the federation ‘has a duty to guarantee, above all, equal opportunities’.
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Nine month ban for cyclist after crash left Jakobsen in coma
Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen said he was grateful to be alive after the finish line crash.
'I have nothing to hide' - Tour de France team leader denies doping after hotel room search
French police are investigating the Arkea-Samsic team of former Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana winner Nairo Quintana.
'I still can’t believe it': Ireland's Lydia Boylan wins silver at the Track Cycling World Championships
The 31-year-old brought Ireland’s medal tally in Poland to two with her win in the women’s points race.
UCI president calls for Team Sky probe after 'unacceptable' doping report findings
Cycling boss David Lappartient has his sights set on Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome.
'I haven't broken any rules' - Froome believes legacy remains untainted
Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana champion Chris Froome says his legacy will be untainted after being asked to explain a drugs test.
Belgian cyclist hit with six-year ban for hiding motor in bike seat
Femke Van den Driessche is the first person to be banned for such an offence.
This is the 'hidden motor' everyone's been talking about since cycling's 'mechanical doping' scandal
Bradley Wiggins thinks its been going on a while.
Kimmage digging in for 'long and bloody battle' in court with Verbruggen
The cycling journalist was at a preliminary hearing in a Swiss court today.
Go Wiggo! Bradley smashes world record for distance cycled in an hour
The British cyclist travelled 54.5kms in 60 minutes at the Lee Valley VeloPark in London this evening.
Pat McQuaid admits he 'made mistakes' amid claims of UCI collusion with Lance Armstrong
USADA chief Travis Tygart says he is ready to assist in pursuing prosecution of former cycling chiefs.
Paul Kimmage: 'The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice'
The Irish journalist is the subject of a new documentary about his troubled relationship with the sport of cycling.
Brian Cookson and the UCI hit back at Chris Froome rumours
UCI President responds to story in French newspaper that alleged Team SKY rider was allowed use steroids.
UCI accused of giving Froome unfair advantage by allowing use of steroid-based drug - report
The World Anti-Doping Agency is apparently studying the case, according to French Sunday newspaper, Le Journal du Dimanche.
Armstrong provides names in written testimony
The testimony came in written answers to questions in a lawsuit that was settled in late 2013.
Ever wanted to own a cinema? Now's your chance
The Odeon in Stillorgan is on sale for €3.5 million.
UCI may cut Armstrong ban in return for details
New cycling chief Brian Cookson has floated the idea.
New cycling boss wants Lance Armstrong to help with 'truth and reconciliation' process
Former GB Cycling head Brian Cookson beat Pat McQuaid in today’s UCI Presidential Election.
Lance Armstrong and Twitter react to news that Pat McQuaid has lost his UCI presidency
The Dubliner was beaten by British Cycling’s Brian Cookson in a vote this afternoon.
McQuaid defeated in UCI presidential vote
Brian Cookson won today’s election 24-18 in Florence.
'The sport is suffering': Jaimie Fuller and the battle to change cycling
SKINS chairman Jaimie Fuller meets to talk about cycling’s sickness, the UCI Presidential race, and why he chose to get involved.
Swiss collapse puts McQuaid in 'a very difficult position' -- Cookson
UCI President Pat McQuaid’s re-election bid now hinges on a disputed joint nomination from the Thai and Moroccan Cycling Federations.
Swiss federation withdraws nomination for McQuaid
Jamie Fuller told Newstalk’s Off the Ball that the organisation had “seen the light”.
McQuaid insists he's not breaking any rules in re-election bid
The Irishman has responded to Brian Cookson’s claims that he is acting out of desperation.
Watch Ireland's Kelvin Batey win gold at the BMX World Championships
Batey was crowned world number one in Auckland yesterday.
I'm no cheat like Lance Armstrong, says Chris Froome
“To compare me with Lance… Lance cheated, I’m not cheating. End of story,” the British rider said today.
'A Bright Future for a Changed Sport' - McQuaid launches re-election manifesto
The current president maintains he is the right man to lead cycling forward.
‘Impossible to win Tour without doping’ – Armstrong
“To take one example, EPO will not help a sprinter to win a 100m but it will be decisive for a 10,000m runner. It’s obvious.”
UCI approves plans for independent audit into Armstrong scandal
The world governing body has agreed to back an investigation into its role in the disgraced cyclist’s doping.
Lance Armstrong 'made too many enemies' says former rival Ullrich
“He always wanted to be the boss and behaved ruthlessly with his subordinates,” said the disgraced former Tour champion.
Greg LeMond backs challenge to cycling chief Pat McQuaid
“The fact there has been an actual reaction in Ireland against him speaks pretty loudly that people in cycling want change,” he said.
British cycling chief to challenge Pat McQuaid and 'restore credibility'
Brian Cookson has revealed plans to replace the current president of the International Cycling Union.
Lance Armstrong case: Nike cuts ties to Livestrong
Nine years and $100million later, the sports clothing giants have ended the relationship with the chairty formerly run by Lance Armstrong.
Pat McQuaid: Panel to study UCI-Armstrong 'collusion'
The Dubliner says claims about the UCI and Armstrong’s relationship “absolutely will be addressed,” next week.
Pat McQuaid’s UCI nomination bid gets the nod from Swiss ahead of Irish EGM
“It has become clear that my nomination in Ireland has been politicised by a small group of people,” he said today.
UCI appealing Spanish ruling to destroy blood bags
The judgement would prevent officials from identifying blood-doping clients.
'Skins' boss urges cycling chiefs not to back Pat McQuaid's re-election bid
“For the sake of cycling, we don’t want to see the Swiss Cycling Federation opening what should be a locked door,” Jaimie Fuller said.
Cycling: Pat McQuaid's presidential nomination declared void
Cycling Ireland have reportedly made the move as, “the rules for holding meetings may not have been rigidly adhered to.”
Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination
McQuaid has since responded, claiming the meeting is being held as a result of a “technicality”.
Lance Armstrong manager hails cycling's 'new era'
Everything’s grand now according to Johan Bruyneel.