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Brian Cookson wins UCI vote

Updated: September 27, 2013, 6:22 PM ET
Associated Press

FLORENCE, Italy -- Cycling's governing body took another step toward clearing up its doping-tainted past by electing a president who hopes to usher in a new era of transparency.

One of his first challenges will be getting Lance Armstrong to come forward and fully explain how he got away with doping for so long.

Brian Cookson won a heated vote Friday to become president of the UCI, defeating incumbent Pat McQuaid after a contentious election in the wake of the Armstrong scandal.

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