The MPCC now includes 19 Pro Continental teams out of a total of 22: the Irish team Aqua Blue Sport, created this year, has sent a formal membership request to the movement.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

The tramadol debate

The MPCC has been militating for tramadol in-competition ban over several years. Let's shed light on the problems raised by this medication.

Friday, 10 February 2017

Should corticoids use be forbidden?

The corticoids' subject has always been key to the MPCC. 10 years after its inception, the movement continues to fight for changing perceptions on that topic.

Doctor Philippe Rolland, physician of the FDJ-Nouvelle Aquitaine-Futuroscope team, explains to the MPCC why women's team can't follow the exact same rules than men's teams.

The first ever professional Israeli cycling team, Cycling Academy Team, has requested its MPCC membership. The adhesion will be submitted to the Board by the end of the month.

Suspended by the UCI until February 12, the Pro Continental team Soul Brasil has applied for MPCC membership. The request has been accepted on probation. The movement welcomes the team manager Benedito Tadeu's intention to comply with stricter rules. The final membership is to be voted during the next General Assemby meeting on October.

15 high profile athletes have been suspended for doping by the cycling authorities in the past year. Five sports faced a larger number of positive tests.

On a voluntary basis, a MPCC team commit to respect several rules, stricter than those implemented by the international bodies. Do you know all of them?

Represented by its manager Luisa Fernanda Rios, the Colombian team Manzana-Postobon has applied for MPCC membership.

The credibility of cycling not only depends on such topics as riders' health or the fight against doping. That's the message a dozen sponsors with a widespread international presence wanted to convey in a MPCC meeting held early this month in Paris. The representatives of these companies that invest in our sport call on their alter egos to join the movement to express their vision on the future of cycling: as proven by recent debates on the professional cycling reform, the MPCC remains the body you can have the most constructive discussions with.