UCI Aware That Drug Testing System Was Flawed

Pat McQuaid of the UCI

by Greg Heakes LOS ANGELES, Oct 16, 2012 - Cycling's governing body set up a drug testing system that was designed to fail and allow Lance Armstrong and other riders to avoid detection, said the ex-boss of the World Anti-Doping Agency. Doping officials knowingly ran a testing regimen that the sport's top teams circumvented and where competitors would be tipped-off in advance, … [Read more...]

Ex-WADA Head Suggests UCI Turned Blind Eye To Armstrong

Dick Pound of WADA

by Greg Heakes LOS ANGELES, Oct 12, 2012 (AFP) - The International Cycling Union likely turned a blind eye to alleged doping by Lance Armstrong and others, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency has suggested. Richard Pound said he complained for years to the UCI that the seven-time Tour de France winner and other cyclists were given advance notice of their drug … [Read more...]