Lance Armstrong claims former International Cycling Union president Hein Verbruggen instigated a cover-up of his doping at the 1999 Tour de France.
The International Cycling Union has opened discussions with the World Anti-Doping Agency to set up an independent investigation into the cycling body's handling of past drug scandals.
European cycling leaders are officially backing challenger Brian Cookson against incumbent Pat McQuaid in the bitterly fought International Cycling Union presidential election.
Under pressure to validate his re-election bid, International Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid cited independent legal advice Tuesday to support his nominations from Thailand and Morocco.
No riders tested positive for doping at the Tour de France, the International Cycling Union said Tuesday.
With embattled UCI president Pat McQuaid in an intense contest for his job against British challenger Brian Cookson, the cycling body's election rules are set to be changed.
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Tour of Turkey winner Mustafa Sayar has been provisionally suspended and faces being stripped of victory after testing positive for the blood-boosting hormone EPO at an earlier race.
Pat McQuaid will face one challenger as he bids for a third term as president of world cycling's governing body.
Pat McQuaid's chances of winning a third term as president of the International Cycling Union took a hit Saturday when he failed to secure the nomination of his own national body.
Russian rider Nikita Novikov was provisionally suspended on Friday by the International Cycling Union after testing positive for doping.
The head of British Cycling will challenge Pat McQuaid for the presidency of the International Cycling Union, saying the current leadership has failed to restore the sport's reputation after a series of doping scandals.
The International Cycling Union says it will ask French officials to open a disciplinary case against Sylvain Georges after his backup sample also tested positive for a banned stimulant.
Pat McQuaid will stand for a third term as president of the International Cycling Union after being endorsed by the Swiss federation.
Cycling's governing body will work with the French anti-doping agency to test riders at this year's Tour de France.
Russian track cyclist Valery Kaykov has been suspended after testing positive for a black-market drug that the World Anti-Doping Agency issued a health warning about last month.