MPCC signals sharp rise in the number of doping cases

They say the number of cases has almost doubled in a year

Doping control at the Tour de France (Pascal Guyot/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

The MPCC (Movement For Credible Cycling) has said 2019 saw a sharp rise in doping cases, bucking a recent trend of not being amongst the sports most troubled by doping.

In the MPCC's ranking of sports affected by doping, cycling rose from 13th to 5th and now sits behind only track and field, weightlifting, baseball and American football.

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