UCI Should Distance Itself from Drug Testing


MILAN (VN) — The International Association of Professional Cycling teams (AIGCP) is in standby mode in the wake of the Lance Armstrong investigation, but insists the UCI needs to distance itself from anti-doping controls.


Like many, the AIGCP is waiting for the UCI to announce the full scope of a planned commission, charged mainly with looking into internal corruption and anti-doping reforms.


“The press release seemed to mention a few little things in passing, but it didn’t really get into what this is going to be,” AIGCP head Jonathan Vaughters told VeloNews. “I would like an independent audit on all the anti-doping efforts that are going on … [and] this would be great use of WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency].”



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