French Anti-Doping Agency To Work With The UCI At Tour de France

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PARIS, Feb 28, 2013 (AFP) - The French anti-doping agency (AFLD) on Thursday gave the green light to working with cycling's governing body, the UCI, during the Tour de France. The AFLD will not, however, take part in doping tests taken during the Paris-Nice race which starts on Sunday. Those tests will be adminstered by the UCI alone. Thursday's statement by the AFLD marks an … [Read more...]

AFLD To Ask For Additional Tour Tests

PARIS, May 12, 2010 - The French anti-doping agency (AFLD) will ask the International Cycling Union and the World Anti-Doping Agency to be able to conduct their own additional anti-doping controls on the Tour de France. "We are a national agency, we are not qualified for an international competition but we can ask for supplementary controls," AFLD president Pierre Bordry told Bicycle.net on … [Read more...]

UCI In Fresh Spat With French Anti-Doping Agency

PARIS, Oct 30, 2009 (AFP) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Thursday reopened a war of words with the French anti-doping agency AFLD in blasting an AFLD report which suggested the Union had favored the Astana team in the Tour de France. The French earlier this month released a critical report suggesting the UCI gave an easy ride to the team of star riders Lance Armstrong and Alberto … [Read more...]

UCI In Fresh Spat With French Anti-Doping Agency

PARIS, Oct 30, 2009 (AFP) – The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Thursday reopened a war of words with the French anti-doping agency AFLD in blasting an AFLD report which suggested the Union had favored the Astana team in the Tour de France. The French earlier this month released a critical report suggesting the UCI gave an easy ride to the team of star riders Lance Armstrong and Alberto … [Read more...]