Cycling

  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    28.11.2017 /
    Professional cycling needs to find an alternative funding model and embrace a wider audience was the conclusion of a panel on the business side of the sport.
  • Photo: Floris Oosterveld/Flickr
    16.12.2016 /
    A recent document by The Outer Line provides an independent analysis and review of road cycling’s only recognised athlete representation organisation.
  • Photo: Kallenovsky/Wikimedia
    By Joe Harris, Steve Maxwell
    26.04.2016 /
    More than a year after its release, it is reasonable to ask if the recommendations within the CIRC report have helped the UCI get the sport back on track? Not as much as needed, says The Outer Line in this comment piece, which proposes a detailed reform plan for pro cycling that will change both its governance and way of doing business, making it an “independent, self-governing and more economically-sustainable premier league sport”.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    26.10.2015 /
    Created in 1999, the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has made great strides in unifying the fight against drugs in sports. A revised code, which took effect at the start of 2015, doubles the sanctions for first offences but allows for more lenient punishments in special cases. Will WADA’s revamped code make a difference, or does sport’s primary anti-doping organisation need more radical reform?
  • Photo: Richard Masoner/Flickr
    By Declan Hill
    08.04.2015 /
    The fight against match-fixing could be repeating the errors of the anti-doping fight, says Declan Hill, who in this article compares similarities between cycling's CIRI report and a yet undisclosed match-fixing investigation.
  • Photo: Tom Raftery/Flickr
    09.03.2015 /
    The former UCI leadership failed to follow its own anti-doping policies and has been colluding, says report looking into alleged corruption, governance and anti-doping practices in the UCI.
  • Photo: Michiel Jelies/Flickr
    12.12.2014 /
    A list of 38 riders, all linked to doctor Michele Ferrari, has been published by Italian newspaper La Gazetta della Sport. The list is part of an investigation that claims systematic doping has taken place with the service of the doctor.
  • 08.01.2014 /
    The members who will constitute the independent committee set up to look into the problems that the International Union of Cycling (UCI) as well as the sport of cycling have been faced with in recent times have been released.

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