Orica-GreenEdge withdraw from MPCC

Orica-GreenEdge are the latest WorldTour team to leave the Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) although not for the usual reason

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Normally when a team withdraws from the Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) they've done something wrong, but Orica-GreenEdge say they are confident that the organisation's initiative are now part the sport's rules and they feel they no longer need to be a part of it.

Only eight WorldTour teams remain in the MPCC (although some have never been a part of it), with LottoNL-Jumbo withdrawing after the organisation's rules stopped George Bennett riding the 2015 Giro d'Italia because of low cortisol levels.

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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.