Brian Cookson touted as new UCI leader

Brian Cookson

The President of British Cycling, Brian Cookson, has been linked with the position of UCI president as calls intensify for the current head of the world governing body, Pat McQuaid, to resign.

The Press Association today reports that senior figures within the sport and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) believe Cookson could the be person to restore credibility to cycling should McQuaid step down in the wake of the Armstrong scandal.

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