The UCI has agreed to extend the Tour Down Under's WorldTour licence until 2015, it was announced on Wednesday.
SAINT-PAUL-TROIS-CHATEAUX, France (VN) — The UCI and the Tour de France parent company (ASO) rolled out a new agreement Monday to get the debut Tour of Beijing off the ground this October.
Tension between the UCI and the top pro teams is reaching a breaking point over the use of race radios in elite professional races. Things got so bad that teams walked out of a meeting last week in Belgium that was supposed to be a sit-down between the major players to hammer out an understanding. Instead of reaching a common ground, both sides seem further apart than ever.
Several team directors walked out of a UCI meeting in Brussels Monday protesting the way the sanctioning body is dealing with disagreement over its race radio ban.
While some top professional teams have tried to organize protests against the UCI’s radio ban, others are approaching the issue technologically, rather than politically. VeloNews has recently been able to confirm speculation surrounding two “under-the-radar” projects by the Garmin-Cervélo and HTC-Highroad teams to communicate with its riders during races, circumventing the UCI race-radio ban. Understandably […]
The professional cyclists association has called off plans to hold a rider protest at this weekend's Harelbeke race over the UCI's radio ban. The CPA's Gianni Bugno told members Wednesday that UCI president Pat McQuaid had agreed to meet with him to discuss rider concerns over the ban.
Dario Cioni has a front-row seat to how decisions are made on such topics as the controversial ruling to phase out race radio.
USA Cycling on Tuesday reversed course and announced it would ban race radios at national level events, including National Racing Calendar and national championship events.