29 cases of alleged doping recorded in cycling in 2022, but only one at WorldTour

Most came from semi-professional ranks, MPCC finds

Anti-doping sign at Tour de France 2013
(Image credit: Getty)

There were 29 cases of alleged doping in cycling in 2022, according to figures released today by anti-doping union Movement for a Credible Cycling (MPCC). 

This is 10 more cases than in 2021, and the second highest tally in the past eight years. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.