UCI votes to to limit number of terms a president can sit

UCI presidential terms will be restricted to three years under the latest changes to the governing body's constitution

Brian Cookson at the 2015 Annual UCI Congress

(Image credit: Watson)

Brian Cookson and future UCI presidents will be restricted to three terms in office under new rules voted in by the governing body's members at the UCI Congress in Doha.

The new rule was just one of the changes to the constitution announced by the UCI, which also ensures broader representation of the Continental Confederations on the Management Committee and increased representation for the African Confederation.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.