UCI to introduce anti-doping tribunal in 2015

Anti-doping tribunal will treat 'top level athletes with the same consistent process', says UCI

Anti-doping, Tour of Britain 2012, stage four

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), cycling's governing body, will put an international anti-doping tribunal in place for 2015 to avoid questionable decisions by national federations.

"The tribunal would be made up of judges specialised in anti-doping, fully independent of the UCI, with the aim to provide all top level athletes with the same consistent process and a clear, short timetable," the UCI said in a press release this afternoon.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.