MPCC met this Monday, 20th and Tuesday 21st October in Paris, to hold its annual general meeting, but also a meeting of physicians, a meeting of sponsors and its board of directors. Over forty representatives of members were present at the general meeting.
MPCC membership is now open to sporting agents. The most remarkable thing is that the idea of creating this section comes from one of them : Philippe Raimbaud, who answers our questions.
As their rider Maxim Iglinskiy has not applied against the second opinion following his positive test for EPO, the Astana team suspend themselves from any competition from October 10th to 17th, according to MPCC regulation, more stringent than the one of international bodies.
MPCC's reaction to the announcement of Maxim Iglinskiy positive EPO test, rider of Astana team, member of the movement since 2013.
11 MPCC's members on 18 teams
(5 on 19 in 2013)
16 MPCC's members on 17 teams
(5 on 20 in 2013)
32 MPCC's members on 181 teams
(0 on 158 in 2013)
8 MPCC's members on 32 teams
(0 on 35 in 2013)
We are convinced of the need for all the teams to agree on a new ethic code applicable for all teams and all the riders.
For the direction of our cycling team, it's imperative that all professional cycling teams take the necessary steps to show their commitment to fight together against the scourge of doping.