Brian Cookson says he agrees with jail terms for drug cheats

UCI president Brian Cookson agrees with the draft bill in Germany that could see dopers sent to jail, and again claims Lance Armstrong's ban could be reduced.

Brian Cookson, Tour of Beijing 2013

After WADA president Sir Craig Reedie claimed his organisation did not agree with jailing dopers, his UCI counterpart Brian Cookson said he was in favour of the draft bill in Germany.

As CW reported earlier, Reedie believes dopers should be sanctioned within the rules of their sport, but Cookson insists doping should be treated as a criminal offence and claims cycling has made it harder for dopers to prosper.

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