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The Dutch team De Rijke has been accepted as new provisional member of MPCC.Â
Like every year in July, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released its report identifying doping controls carried out by the various international sports federations. Cycling is the third sport in the number of tests performed, but it is one that has cracked down the most for one year and leads the way on the blood testing and screening of EPO.
For the second time this year, MPCC unveils the figures identifying the cases revealed in 2014, to better situate cycling compared to other disciplines. Cycling is behind baseball, athletics and weightlifting with only ten cases this year. Less than a quarter of leader's figures.Â
About transparency in the fight against doping, âeveryone can do betterâ according to David Howman. To the Director General of WADA, the current results, that MPCC will offer a summary next week, are encouraging. Interview.
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.