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SBD Global/November 1, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
League Notes: UCI Says Doping Inquiry To Proceed With Or Without Lance Armstrong
Published November 1, 2013
The Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) has insisted that the inquiry into past doping announced by new President Brian Cookson "is not dependent on the participation of Lance Armstrong." Cookson "announced the formation of an independent commission at an extraordinary meeting of the UCI's management committee." However, despite confirmation that representatives of Armstrong have been approached to discover whether he would be willing to take part, "a source close to Cookson has indicated that they plan to press ahead regardless of whether the disgraced seven-time winner is involved" (INDEPENDENT, 10/29). ... Indian Sports Minister Jitendra Singh has responded to his senior colleague in the government, Veerappa Moily's letter to him in connection with badminton player Jwala Gutta's ongoing impasse with the Badminton Association of India, saying that "he will examine her case and see how he can extend support to her" (PTI, 10/31).