02/11 Press Release

From now on, 81% of the professional teams (World Tour & Pro Continental) are part of MPCC. The strict implementation of its regulation brings WADA and UCI rules an essential addition.


During its Board meeting, MPCC overviewed the registrations of the year 2014. In 2013, the number of members increased (+70 registrations) following the Armstrong case. In 2014, the movement continued to welcome new members. On December 31st 2014, 104 members were part of MPCC, distributed as follows :


- 67 teams
- 12 federations or associations
- 10 sponsors
- 8 races organizers
- 4 sporting agents
- 3 supporting members


The Board also accepted the latest membership requests received in the beginning of this year, so MPCC now represents 81% of the professional divisions (World Tour & Pro Continental).


Pro Continental teams :


- Cult Energy Pro Cycling
- Team Roompot


Continental teams :


- Armée de Terre
- GM Cycling Team
- Parkhotel Valkenburg
- SEG Racing
- Team Stötling
- Synergy Baku


Women teams :


- Parkhotel Valkenburg


Team Torku Sekerspor also joins MPCC but as a probatory member.


MPCC is happy to welcome BORA amongst its sponsor members, along with 3 new sporting agent members.


MPCC is once again proud to say all its members respected the movement’s core regulation on a volontary basis, particularly the self-suspension principle such as the implementation of article 4 which dictates team members « not to hire (...) within two years after the suspension (...) riders who are convicted of any anti-doping violation (...) and who were given a sanction of six months or more by the international court or national body. »


On this matter, in the next days, MPCC is waiting for the position of Lampre-Merida about the team’s press release announcing Diego Ulissi’s come back on the next Vuelta al Pais Vasco.