Contaminated meat blamed for cyclist’s failed drugs test as UCI lifts ban

By Nick Butler

Michael Rodgers will be stripped of the Japan Cup title, but will not face a further suspension ©Getty ImagesApril 23 - Michael Rogers will be stripped of his 2013 Japan Cup Cycle Road Race title but will face no further ban after the International Cycling Union (UCI) backed his claim that a positive test for the banned substance clenbuterol resulted from the consumption of contaminated meat.

Three Lance Armstrong allies banned for roles in "widespread" doping

By Zjan Shirinian

Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping ©Getty ImagesApril 22 - Three men who worked with Lance Armstrong during his Tour de France cheating have been handed bans for their role in the "widespread" use of drugs in the US Postal Service (USPS) cycling team.

Gillot to pedal UCI forward as communications chief after shifting from boxing

By Nick Butler

Sébastien Gilot is shifting communications roles from AIBA to the UCI ©FacebookApril 16 - Sébastien Gillot has been appointed head of communications at the International Cycling Union (UCI) after shifting from a similar role at the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Four-cross mountain bike World Championships returning to Austrian resort

By Zjan Shirinian

The four-cross World Championships will be staged in the Austrian resort of Leogang-Saalfelden for the second year in a row ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - The four-cross mountain bike World Championships will return to the Austrian resort of Leogang-Saalfelden, the International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced.

Sir Dave Brailsford leaves British Cycling role to concentrate on Team Sky

By Gary Anderson

April 11 - Sir Dave Brailsford has left his role as performance director at British Cycling ©Getty Images Sir Dave Brailsford has quit as performance director at British Cycling following more than a decade of unprecedented success to concentrate on his role as principal at Team Sky.

We are successfully tackling historical gender imbalance, claims British Cycling President

By Emily Goddard

Bob Howden has said British Cycling is successfully tackling its historical gender imbalance ©Getty ImagesApril 9 - Bob Howden, President of British Cycling, has claimed the national governing body is "starting to successfully tackle the historical gender imbalance" following the release of new women's participation figures today.

Cycling training video firm The Sufferfest first major sponsor of Women's Road World Cup

By Zjan Shirinian

The Sufferfest say their partnership with UCI is a natural progression for them in their commitment to women's cycling ©Getty ImagesApril 2 - A company which produces indoor cycling training videos has become the first major sponsor of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Women's Road World Cup.

European Cycling Union moves in with world governing body

By Gary Anderson

April 2 - The UEC has moved its headquarters from Erlenbach to Aigle in Switzerland ©UECThe European Cycling Union (UEC) has officially moved its headquarters from Erlenbach to Aigle in Switzerland today, where it will now be based in the World Cycling Centre, home to the International Cycling Federation (UCI).

New cycling stage race in Yorkshire unveiled on 100-day countdown to Tour de France Grand Depart

By Nick Butler

The stage race in Yorkshire from 2015 will follow a Tour de France beginning in the county in less than 100 days time ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 27 - A three-day stage race will be held in Yorkshire to follow the English county hosting the opening stages of the Tour de France later this year, it has been announced.
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