The UCI is issuing far less TUEs than it did before, now that president Brian Cookson has put tighter restrictions in place.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the international governing body for the sport of cycling, based in Switzerland. It oversees world championships for road, mountain bike, track, and cyclocross disciplines, sanctions all major international competitions, and tabulates points rankings for the disciplines throughout the season, among other responsibilities.
Brian Cookson is the UCI’s current president, and he has tried to usher in a new era of transparency after presidents Pat McQuaid and Hein Verbruggen who were sometimes under fire for alleged corruption or cover-ups.
In one form or another, the organization has existed since 1900.
A television motorcycle is benched for a day at Tour of Oman in keeping with the UCI's new, stricter rules for race vehicles.
BMC Racing boss Jim Ochowicz says that although the new UCI points rules are simpler, they will burden the peloton's domestiques too much.
We were pretty confused by the UCI's systems for WorldTour and World Rankings. Fortunately, they have been simplified. Allow us to explain.
The four Middle Eastern races will be strung together in 2017 for the "gulf swing."
Giro d'Italia director Mauro Vegni denies reports that race organizers have backed down on plans to cut team sizes for 2017 races.
Managers from the cycling world weigh in on the UCI's deal with Wanda Sports to stage a race in China starting next year.
The North American riders' association says race organizers aren't addressing true safety concerns with roster reduction plans.
The Giro's director says it is time for action, not meetings, which is why major race organizers are pushing to reduce the size of teams.
Trek – Segafredo boss Luca Guercilena is worried the proposed changes to team sizes will hamstring his team in grand tours, and he's not