Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)

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The International Cycling Union (UCI) has established one of the industry’s most innovative competition calendars, with its portfolio of events including the UCI Road World Championships, which took place most recently in September in Innsbruck, Austria. UCI business development manager Jérôme Lacroix explains how the body has honed its host city selection process.

The UCI is debuting a new annual event in China that brings BMX Freestyle and Mountain Bike Eliminator trials to urban settings. Rob Ridley examines the potential of two events that bring inner-city architecture into play.

Rob Ridley investigates the business case behind cycling's new Hammer Series.

Oleg Matytsin, president of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), talks about the organisation’s 10-year roadmap and how it plans to put university teams at the heart of its World University Championships.

Olympic inclusion remains elusive, but squash is thriving, according to Professional Squash Association chief executive Alex Gough, writing exclusively for SportBusiness International.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced a number of changes to its Track Cycling World Cup competition and awarded organisation rights for its Cyclo-cross World Cup to the Flanders Classics…

UCI Professional Continental cycling team Direct Energie has announced it plans to return to the top tier of the sport in 2019

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has stated its intention to take its flagship event, the Road World Championships, to Africa for the first time in 2025

The Tour Down Under has claimed a first for cycling by announcing that the women’s peloton will receive equal prize money at next year’s event.

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Frank Dunne, Chief Sports Writer, SportBusiness Group on questions regarding the new Fifa president's integrity

The battle between ASO and the UCI over the 2017 World Tour calendar has plunged professional cycling into one of its periodic power struggles. Frank Dunne looks at how the sport is facing a long, hard climb as it seeks to fulfi l its commercial potential.

Competitors on iconic Brompton fold-up bicycles will be a highlight of this summer’s RideLondon. Elisha Chauhan looks at the growth of Europe’s largest cycling event, and what the new addition can do to boost both RideLondon and grassroots participation in cycling.

Kevin Roberts went deep into the world of IFs, identifying the major challenges they face in their day-to-day running, and picking out examples of best practice from the last 12 months. Which IFs are succeeding – and which aren’t – in areas such as governance and transparency, marketing and communications, innovation and global expansion?

Dubai is fast becoming a leading destination for professional cycling events. Kevin Roberts looks at why, and its aspirations for the Dubai Tour event.

Cycling’s WorldTour will no longer end in Beijing, but Brian Cookson believes a presence in China will continue regardless. Elisha Chauhan reports.

UCI (International Cycling Union) Brian Cookson writes for SportBusiness International about setting an example for other sports and making cycling safer for the average Joe.