Hein Verbruggen set to sue UCI over CIRC report claims

In a 14-page 'Statement of Criticisms', former UCI president Hein Verbruggen blasts the CIRC report for being a 'complete sham' and is likely to sue


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Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen is ready to sue his old employers over the 'sham' report by the Cycling Independent Reform Commission, which heavily criticised the Dutchman's reign.

While the report cleared Verbruggen and his successor Pat McQuaid of concealing failed drugs tests and corruption, it did however criticise their tenures and how the sport was run in the era.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.