"There is potential for redemption for Lance Armstrong" says Brian Cookson

UCI president says that there is a potential way back for anyone in cycling if they're willing to cooperate

UCI president Brian Cookson has said that there is a possible route to redemption for Lance Armstrong, which depends on how he has cooperated with the Cycling Independent Reform Commission's (CIRC) investigation into past doping in the sport.

“I think that there is potential for redemption for him [Armstrong] and anyone, really" Cookson told VeloNews.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).