WADA says UCI inquiry can be done within existing code

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World Anti-Doping Agency President John Fahey has said there is little need for the UCI to set up its own Truth and Reconciliation Commission and that any inquiry in to cycling's failings should and could be done within the current WADA Code.

Speaking at a Media Symposium in London earlier this week, Fahey said; "We've got this wonderful fancy word that's been floating around; truth and reconcilliation. I think we ought to leave that where it had some meaning and that is of days gone by in South Africa."

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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.