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UCI challenger blasts sport's past

Updated: September 25, 2013, 10:39 AM ET
Associated Press

FLORENCE, Italy -- With the shadow of the Lance Armstrong doping affair still hanging over cycling, British challenger Brian Cookson called Friday's UCI presidential election a "crossroads moment" for the sport.

The president of British Cycling also said that the "shennanigans" that have marred the sport under rival Pat McQuaid, who is seeking a third four-year term, are no longer acceptable.

"Friday is a crossroads moment," Cookson said Wednesday. "I want to make our sport one where ...

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