Pat McQuaid OFS

In a very short press statement released yesterday, the world governing body for cycling, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), has announced the end of the long-running spat between it and the three grand tour organisers.

The disagreement between the UCI and the organisers of the Tour de France (ASO), Giro d'Italia (RCS) and Vuelta a Espana (Unipublic) has lasted some four years, and centres around the inclusion of the trio of premier cycling events in the UCI's ProTour.

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