Pat McQuaid 2008

Australian clothing company SKINS is to sue the Union Cycliste International (UCI) for $2,000,000 claiming the governing body's inability run a clean sport has caused the company to suffer significant prejudice.

Acting on behalf of SKINS, Cedric Aguett of Swiss law firm Bonnard Son wrote to the UCI on November 2 saying that SKINS had made a massive investment in the cycling market 'under the illusion that professional cycling had been fundamentally reformed to contain doping' after the 1998 Festina scandal.

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