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Pat McQuaid praises biological passport

Updated: September 23, 2011, 8:56 AM ET
Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- The head of cycling's international body says the sport is winning the fight against doping.

UCI president Pat McQuaid says the federation's drive to crack down on performance-enhancing drugs is "paying off" and cheaters are being caught.

McQuaid cited the UCI's "biological passport" program for detecting evidence of blood doping.

He says "we are moving from a doping culture to an anti-doping culture."

Speaking at the UCI's one-day congress Friday, ...

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