CYCLING CHIEFS AGREE TO WORK TOGETHER TO FIGHT DOPING

Pat McQuiad

UCI president Pat McQuaid (pictured), Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme and teams' representative Patrick Lefevere announced on Friday in Switzerland that they will work together to fight the problem of doping in professional cycling.

Although the announcement offered little detail of how they will resolve the serious problems threatening cycling, the big three finally seemed to have realized that they must put their individual interests to one side and forget their many other disputes if they are to save the long-term future and credibility of professional cycling.

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