Cycling-Cookson faces monumental battle to restore trust (Reuters)

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By Julien Pretot FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 27 (Reuters) – After a farcical election process that further damaged the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) credibility, new president Brian Cookson faces a monumental challenge to restore trust in a sport crippled by scandals. Briton Cookson was elected president ahead of Ireland’s Pat McQuaid, who was seeking a third term, after five hours of heated debate about whether the outgoing president should have been allowed to stand after questions over whether his nomination was valid. …

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