UCI brands Landis a liar in latest publication

Landis Dax

In a strongly-worded editorial published on Tuesday, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has hit back at the accusations made against it by drug-cheat-turned-whistleblower Floyd Landis.

American former pro Landis recently accused the UCI of having "protected some riders and not others during the past 20 years. It was their way of manipulating and creating stars," and specifically named current and former UCI presidents Pat McQuaid and Hein Verbruggen in his accusation. Landis was claiming that the UCI had effectively turned a blind eye to the doping of some riders.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.