Patrick Lefevere ordered to apologise or pay fine over 'disparaging comments towards women'

Soudal Quick-Step boss handed suspended fine by UCI's Ethics Commission

Patrick Lefevere
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Soudal Quick-Step boss Patrick Lefevere has been ordered to apologise or pay a fine over "public comments considered as disparaging towards women" by cycling's governing body.

The UCI's Ethics Commission announced the suspended fine - 20,000 CHF - in a press release on Thursday afternoon, but did not specify what the comments in question were, only saying that there were "two instances".

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