UCI confirms that IAM Cycling is set for WorldTour 'pending paperwork'

Union Cycliste Internationale is reviewing IAM Cycling's paperwork prior to issuing the Swiss team with a WorldTour licence

Mathias Frank wins Stage Three of the 2014 Criterium International

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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has confirmed to Cycling Weekly that Swiss team IAM Cycling will join its WorldTour top division for 2015, pending checks on its paperwork.

"According to UCI Regulations, the team has fulfilled the sporting criteria for a promotion," the UCI said. "Its UCI Professional Continental Team application will be submitted to the [WorldTour] License Commission which will review all other required criteria (financial, administrative and ethical)."

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