Peter Sagan, seen here winning the third stage of the Vuelta a Espana, was forced out of the race on Wednesday after he was accidently hit by neutral service bike. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Tinkoff-Saxo have demanded an apology from Vuelta a Espana organisers and called for the UCI to review rules after their top sprinter, Peter Sagan, wa(...)

 Lord Sebastian Coe reacts after being elected as the new IAAF President during the 50th IAAF Congress  in Beijing, China. Photograph: Getty

Sebastian Coe, the double Olympic champion who led the organising committee of London’s 2012 Games, has been elected as the president of the world gov(...)

Lance Armstrong has compared himself to Lord Voldemort, the villain in the Harry Potter series. Photograph: PA

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has compared himself to Lord Voldemort, the primary antagonist in the fictional Harry Potter novels, and issued a st(...)

Irish Sports Council chief executive John Treacy says criminalising doping should be considered. Photograph: Inpho

The chief executive of the Irish Sports Council (ISC), John Treacy, believes that criminalising athletes who deliberately cheat in sport by taking pr(...)

Maxim Iglinskiy of Astana, who tested positive for EPO. Photoraph: Michel Krakowski/AFP/Getty Images

There often comes a moment in any wordy or indeed worthy interview when the subject suddenly shifts uneasily in his seat and points towards the small (...)

Pat McQuaid: “He (Armstrong) decided to come back. We had no option but to allow him. And he did say his main reason was to promote his cancer charity. We had doubts. Of course we had doubts.”

There are, by now, so many sides to the story of doping in cycling over the past two decades that it’s gone perfectly and madly around. And around aga(...)

Cycling boss Brian Cookson has slated Lance Armstrong’s plans to ride the Tour de France route for charity. Photograph: PA

Cycling boss Brian Cookson has branded Lance Armstrong “completely disrespectful” for aiming to ride the Tour de France route this summer for charity.(...)

A report has accused the UCI of colluding with drug cheat Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Afp

Lasting 13 months and including a panel of three very experienced individuals, the Cycling Independent Reform Commission commissioned by the UCI in th(...)

 Lance Armstrong and UCI president Hein Verbruggen, who was head of the organisation which is said to have colluded with the disgraced cyclist to protect his status in the sport. Photograph: AFP

A damning report published on Monday shows how cycling’s world governing body, the UCI, colluded with Lance Armstrong from 1999 to 2009 to circumvent (...)

Former UCI presidents Hein Verbruggen and Pat McQuaid have been accused of failing to follow their own anti-doping regulations and not holding Lance Armstrong to the same rules that other riders were expected to follow. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

A report has accused previous leaders of cycling’s world governing body the International Cycling Union (UCI) of undermining anti-doping efforts an(...)