Katusha 'ready to fight' UCI over WorldTour exclusion

Katusha chase, Giro d'Italia 2012, stage 16

Russian team Katusha has said that it is 'ready to fight' the Union Cycliste Internationale over its surprise exclusion from the list of 2013 WorldTour squads.

The team were an unexpected omission from the list of ProTeams issued by the UCI on Monday. The reasons for their exclusion from the list was not stated by the UCI, leading to confusion and anger within the squad.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.