Travis Tygart: UCI Has Failed to Confront Doping

"We have seen nothing."

May 18, 2013
Outside Magazine

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart lashed out against the UCI at a meeting of European Union sports officals, saying the body has failed to take "decisive action" against doping since the Lance Armstrong and US Postal scandal.

“We have seen nothing. It has been over seven months since our report and their declaration that they needed to take decisive action,” he told the Associated Press. “So, of course, we are frustrated.”

Tygart pointed to the UCI's decision to disband an independent commission formed to examine the agency's role in the Armstrong case and the recent Spanish ruling to destroy blood bags linked to Operacion Puerto as setbacks in the battle against drug use.

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