Hein Verbruggen http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27542/all en Olympics-UCI chief McQuaid steps down from IOC commission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/olympics-uci-chief-mcquaid-steps-down-ioc-commission <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - International Cycling Union (UCI) chief Pat McQuaid has stepped down as member of the International Olympic Committee panel evaluating 2020 Games bids, citing time constraints, the IOC said on Wednesday.</p> <p>McQuaid is in the midst of the fallout from the Lance Armstrong doping affair and under fire for the UCI's overall handling of the scandal but IOC officials cited a busy schedule for the Irish sports administrator's departure from the commission.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/olympics-uci-chief-mcquaid-steps-down-ioc-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Entertainment Hein Verbruggen Sports Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:15:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738447 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Doping inquiry would call on Verbruggen: UCI challenger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130624/cycling-doping-inquiry-would-call-verbruggen-uci-challenger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British Cycling president Brian Cookson said he would expect honorary International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Hein Verbruggen to testify in any future inquiry to be held into the sport's murky doping past.</p> <p>"No one is above and beyond any involvement in that process," said Cookson, who is bidding to replace Irishman Pat McQuaid as president of the International Cycling Union (UCI).</p> <p>Cookson set out his six-step manifesto in Paris on Monday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130624/cycling-doping-inquiry-would-call-verbruggen-uci-challenger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners BRIAN COOKSON Hein Verbruggen Sports AFP Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:02:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5866136 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Doping inquiry would call on Verbruggen: UCI challenger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130624/cycling-doping-inquiry-would-call-verbruggen-uci-challenger-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Cycling-Tour-FRA-UCI-GBR-IRL-Cookson-McQuaid</p> <p> Cycling: Doping inquiry would call on Verbruggen: UCI challenger</p> <p> by Justin DAVIS</p> <p> PARIS, June 24, 2013 (AFP) - British Cycling president Brian Cookson said he would expect honorary International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Hein Verbruggen to testify in any future inquiry to be held into the sport's murky doping past.</p> <p> "No one is above and beyond any involvement in that process," said Cookson, who is bidding to replace Irishman Pat McQuaid as president of the International Cycling Union (UCI).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130624/cycling-doping-inquiry-would-call-verbruggen-uci-challenger-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners BRIAN COOKSON Hein Verbruggen Sports AFP Tue, 25 Jun 2013 01:33:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5866404 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: UCI could call ex boss to doping inquiry after latest Armstrong claims http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131118/cycling-uci-could-call-ex-boss-doping-inquiry-after-latest-armstrong-claims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former International Cycling Union (UCI) president Hein Verbruggen could be called before the independent commission investigating historical doping allegations, the global governing body's current chief said Monday.</p> <p>Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, who was banned for life last year for doping offences, accused Verbruggen of being involved in a cover up over a positive test for a steroid in 1999, the year he won his first of seven Tours de France -- now all stripped from the American.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131118/cycling-uci-could-call-ex-boss-doping-inquiry-after-latest-armstrong-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Hein Verbruggen Sports AFP Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:31:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5992460 at http://www.globalpost.com Former UCI boss could be called before doping inquiry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/former-uci-boss-could-be-called-doping-inquiry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS (Reuters) - Former International Cycling Union (UCI) president Hein Verbruggen could be summoned before an independent anti-doping commission after Lance Armstrong accused him of helping him to cheat in 1999.</p> <p>Disgraced cyclist Armstrong, stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping, alleged in an interview with the Daily Mail on Monday that Verbruggen had helped him to backdate a prescription.</p> <p>Verbruggen, an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has denied wrongdoing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/former-uci-boss-could-be-called-doping-inquiry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Hein Verbruggen Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:49:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5992500 at http://www.globalpost.com