The CAS put Katusha back in cycling's WorldTour


The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld an appeal filed by Katusha, stating their application to be registered as a ProTeam is granted.

Katusha appealed to the CAS after they were relegated from the WorldTour on December seventh, when the Union Cycliste International (UCI) announced the 18 ProTeams for 2013, leaving the Russian team out. It was later granted a Professional Continental licence.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.