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 (...)

Lance Armstrong: 
the key to the commission’s success may hinge on whether Armstrong
, among others, gives evidence. Photograph: Getty Images

The international cycling union UCI has appointed three people including a war crimes investigator to sit on an independent commission to look into al(...)

Special European prosecutor Jonathan Ratel during the trial in Pristina of five men who have been convicted of involvement in an international organ trafficking ring. Photographs: Hazir Reka/Reuters

They came to Kosovo from east and west, people poor enough to sell their organs for quick cash, and others rich enough to pay large sums to jum(...)