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‘I run the show’ and 13 other things Pat McQuaid said on RTÉ this morning
The UCI President gave a wide-ranging interview on RTÉ Radio 1 as cycling continues to deal with the fall-out from the Lance Armstrong case.
Lance Armstrong report: 'There was no positive test to cover up,' says McQuaid
UCI boss Pat McQuaid admits that the world cycling body may have been wiser to turn down financial donations from disgraced former champion Lance Armstrong.
Peace and reconciliation? USADA wants probe to restore cycling’s name
The man who led the probe, Tyler Tygart, says an independent commission is required to learn the facts about doping.
Pat McQuaid: UCI to continue legal action against Paul Kimmage
“This is about a journalist who accused me and my predecessor and the UCI of being corrupt. It’s a straight-forward defamation case,” the UCI chief said.
After the ban: Stripped of his titles, this is Lance Armstrong's new race record
Hey, at least you still have that Tour of Luxembourg stage win…
Lance Armstrong - downfall of a sporting icon
This afternoon’s announcement from the UCI that the Texan would lose his seven Tour titles leaves his legacy in tatters.
UCI chiefs ban Lance Armstrong, upholds USADA doping ban
Irishman Pat McQuaid insisted he would not be resigning his position as UCI chief in the wake of the scandal.
Lance Armstrong case: Cadel Evans denies doping links to doctor
Disgraced doctor Michele Ferrari has revealed he met the Australian but Evans insists there was ‘nothing untoward’ about it.
Meet Travis T. Tygart: The man who’s taking down Lance
USADA’s chief executive has brushed off threats against his life to try and clean up cycling.
Lance Armstrong case: Cycling chiefs to respond to doping dossier on Monday
UCI president, Irishman Pat McQuaid will give the organisation’s position on the report at a news conference in Geneva.
Lance Armsrong case: Anti-doping chief considers drug cheat amnesty
There has been a debate within the cycling world about whether an amnesty is needed to encourage others to come forward to give further evidence.
Lance Armstrong case: Rabobank to end sponsorship of professional cycling
“We are no longer convinced that the international professional world of cycling can make this a clean sport.”
The Morning Score: Friday
Hang on in there… it’s almost the weekend.
‘It was never about bringing Lance down’: Emma O’Reilly to appear on RTÉ tonight
Emma O’Reilly, formerly the masseuse to disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, is a guest on The Craig Doyle Show.
Lance Armstrong report: Dr Ferrari probe has opened 'Pandora's box'
La Gazzetta dello Sport say investigators uncovered a world of shady business dealings and money laundering spread across several European countries.
Lance Armstrong case: Anticipation builds for former Tour great's speech
His speech tomorrow will be witnessed by a nominally friendly crowd of Livestrong backers, with organisers releasing a video recording afterwards on YouTube — so there will be no tough questions about his fall from grace.
Column: Are reporters like me to blame for Armstrong myth?
”It happened under our very noses, we reporters who waited daily outside the team buses at the Tour, doing our job.’
Tell truth on doping or you're out, say Sky
In the coming weeks, all the team’s riders and management will be forced to sign a pledge, swearing that they have never doped.
Anheuser-Busch will not renew Armstrong deal
The firm also have said they will continue to support the Livestrong Foundation and its cycling and running events.
Opinion: This is the real reason Nike canned Lance Armstrong
The Oregan giants at last terminated the disgraced cyclist’s contract today citing ‘insurmountable evidence’.
Lance Armstrong stepping down as Livestrong chairman as Nike cuts ties
The disgraced cyclist’s charity foundation has raised roughly $500 million to support cancer patients.
Lance Armstrong case: Former team-mate Levi Leipheimer sacked
The 38-year-old veteran – who rode with Armstrong for US Postal in 2000 and 2001 and then again with Discovery Channel in 2007 – was already serving a six month suspension.
Lance Armstrong case: Irish masseuse, Emma O'Reilly, claims she worked as 'drug-runner' for US Postal team
The Dubliner has long talked out against Armstrong.
Lance Armstrong case: ASADA to investigate White's doping admission
“The action of peer pressure to force any athlete to dope is abhorrent, but does not excuse the choice made by an individual athlete to participate in a team strategy that sets out to deceive the sport and its fans.”
Defence fund for Irish journalist Kimmage passes $60,000
The UCI are suing Kimmage after he suggested they were complicit in covering up Lance Armstrong’s alleged doping.
Updated: Armstrong could take lie test, whistleblower talks
According to Betsy Andreu, Armstrong admitted that he had been taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Ex-WADA head suggests UCI turned blind eye to Armstrong
Richard Pound says he complained for years about the lack of supervision of Armstrong and other cyclists.
Here's how The Observer's sport section looks this morning
Lance Armstrong case: Ally admits doping
Australian Matt White issued a statement on Saturday acknowledging his part in the scandal.
What next for Armstrong after devastating report?
The one-time cycling legend faces an uncertain future after the damning report from USADA this week.
Lance Armstrong report: Ex-boss Bruyneel leaves RadioShack
“Both parties feel it is necessary to make this decision since Johan Bruyneel can no longer direct the team in an efficient and comfortable way.”
Lance Armstrong report: Cancellara may quit RadioShack
The Swiss rider has demanded an explanation from Johan Bruyneel and has claimed he may not be able to work with the Belgian team manager.
Wiggins: Worst fears about Armstrong confirmed
“I have been involved in pro cycling for a long time and I realise what it takes to train and win the Tour de France. I’m not surprised by it,” says the Team Sky leader.
Nicolas Roche: Everybody cheats at some stage in some aspect of life
The Irishman was critical of cyclists, such as Lance Armstrong, that have been accused of sustained doping practices.
'Lance is perfectly comfortable; his conscience is clear' - Armstrong attorney
American lawyer Sean Breen described the under-fire cyclist as ‘a freak’ but believes his reputation will not be tarnished.
Armstrong report: 6 ex-teammates suspended in doping fall-out
Their bans were announced by the USADA alongside the organisation’s detailed reasons why it banned Armstrong for life in August.
This statistic about how many Tour de France riders were doping is the only defence Lance Armstrong has left
It wasn’t about the bike for most of the peloton.
Tony Griffin urges Lance Armstrong to 'step up and tell the world what has really gone on'
“Lance owes it to himself and to all those who believed in him to come forward,” the former All-Star says.
Lance Armstrong report: Cycling governing body to study USADA claims
Pat McQuaid’s UCI says it will “endeavour to provide a timely response and not to delay matters any longer than necessary.”
Armstrong once said he'd never cheat as he would lose 'the faith of cancer survivors around the world'
The disgraced former Tour champ faces a battle to save his legacy.