Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen has won his libel case against journalist and former professional cyclist   Paul Kimmage. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Left vulnerable after a legal fund to support him was stolen, journalist and former pro rider Paul Kimmage has lost a libel case taken against him by (...)

 Pat McQuaid, the former head of UCI, cycling’s world governing body.

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 round. And round again(...)

The CIRC report gave a damning view of efforts by former UCI president Hein Verbruggen (left) to protect Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

The course of cycling through this decade and well into the next is likely to be dictated by two weighty documents and two key dates: the Usada “reas(...)

Pat McQuaid:  “The report completely clears me of any corruption, any wrongdoing or any complicity in doping,” he said on RTÉ radio. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

Although the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC)’s report into the actions of cycling’s world governing body, the UCI, was widely interprete(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Hein Verbruggen: “I have never acted in an inappropriate manner and my conscience is clear.” Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

The former UCI president Hein Verbruggen could be called before the independent commission investigating cycling’s doping past after the disgraced for(...)

 Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen could be called before the independent commission investigating historical doping allegations and claims of comp(...)

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