Massive congratulations to Brian Cookson on his election in the last hour as the new President of cycling’s world governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
With just under a week to go before the governing body for world cycling elects its new President, I’ve never been more confident now that our own year-long mission to remove Pat McQuaid from the post is about to reach its climax.
Whilst we were in New York City last week, I was contacted by former US National 800 metre runner Ray Brown, ranked 3rd in the US in 1989. Ray knew Ben when they were on the international circuit in the ‘80s. Ray, Ben and I had breakfast and he very kindly gave me the following piece he penned for the Wall Street Journal that articulates his view on the use of performance enhancing drugs.
Take it away Ray…