CIRC report says UCI hindered anti-doping efforts

The key points of the findings in the Cycling Independent Reform Commission's investigation into doping practices and allegations of corruption within the UCI

Brian Cookson at the 2014 UCI Congress

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

If you were hoping for lurid revelations to emerge from the Cycling Independent Reform Commission's report into cycling's doping culture and allegations of corruption at the UCI, then you might be out of luck.

Stretching to more than 200 pages, the report is a small step towards understanding the complex narrative that it describes as the sport's former 'endemic doping culture', as well as consistent allegations of corruption and failures of governance within cycling's governing body, the UCI.

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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).