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Light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson set to prove he has technical skill to match immense power (Yahoo Sports)

Light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson set to prove he has technical skill to match immense power (Yahoo Sports)

Stevenson ready to show he is more than a one-dimensional puncher in Saturday’s title bout against Tavoris Cloud.

Cycling-Cookson wins UCI vote after chaotic congress (Reuters)

Cycling-Cookson wins UCI vote after chaotic congress (Reuters)

* Briton Cookson wins vote to become UCI President * Beats incumbent McQuaid * Vote takes place during chaotic UCI congress (writes through, adds quotes, background) By Julien Pretot FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Briton Brian Cookson was elected International Cycling Union (UCI) president on Friday amid farcical scenes to bring an end to […]

Cookson beats McQuaid in contentious UCI vote (The Associated Press)

Cookson beats McQuaid in contentious UCI vote (The Associated Press)

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Brian Cookson was elected president of the UCI on Friday, defeating incumbent Pat McQuaid after a contentious campaign to take over cycling’s governing body in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.

Briton Cookson wins UCI presidential election (Reuters)

Briton Cookson wins UCI presidential election (Reuters)

By Julien Pretot FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) – Britain’s Brian Cookson will become the next president of the International Cycling Union after defeating incumbent Pat McQuaid in a vote on Friday. Cookson, president of British Cycling, won by 24 votes to 18 following a controversial election during which McQuaid’s eligibility to stand was queried by some. […]

Cycling-Briton Cookson wins UCI presidential election (Reuters)

Cycling-Briton Cookson wins UCI presidential election (Reuters)

(Adds quotes) By Julien Pretot FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Britain’s Brian Cookson will become the next president of the International Cycling Union after defeating incumbent Pat McQuaid in a vote on Friday. Cookson, president of British Cycling, won by 24 votes to 18 following a controversial election during which McQuaid’s eligibility to stand […]

UCI congress descends into farce over president vote (Reuters)

UCI congress descends into farce over president vote (Reuters)

By Julien Pretot FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) – The International Cycling Union (UCI) congress descended into farce on Friday as confusion reigned over incumbent Pat McQuaid’s eligibility to stand in Friday’s presidential election. Irishman McQuaid, seeking a third consecutive term, is up against challenger Brian Cookson but, unlike the Briton, he has not been nominated by […]

World sports diary from September 28 – October 5 (Reuters)

World sports diary from September 28 – October 5 (Reuters)

Sept 27 (Reuters) – World sports diary from Sept. 28 – Oct. 5 (all times GMT) – – – – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 SOCCER Premier League (1500 unless stated) Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea (1145) Aston Villa v Manchester City Fulham v Cardiff Hull City v West Ham United Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion Southampton […]

McQuaid denies telling team member not to cooperate (Reuters)

McQuaid denies telling team member not to cooperate (Reuters)

FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) – International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid denied on Thursday an allegation that he told an employee of a professional team not to cooperate with an investigation into disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. “Never did anything like that,” McQuaid told Reuters in a text message. Garmin Sharp manager Jonathan Vaughters told Reuters […]

Horner, Van Garderen of US aim for road race medal (The Associated Press)

Horner, Van Garderen of US aim for road race medal (The Associated Press)

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Americans Christopher Horner and Tejay van Garderen believe that have a shot at winning the road race Sunday at the cycling world championships.

Horner, Van Garderen aim for road race medal (The Associated Press)

Horner, Van Garderen aim for road race medal (The Associated Press)

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Americans Christopher Horner and Tejay van Garderen believe that have a shot at winning the road race Sunday at the cycling world championships.

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