Cycling journalist believes governing body blocked him from world championships for critical reporting

Cycling journalist believes governing body blocked him from world championships for critical reporting

A respected cycling journalist who was twice blocked from attending the Wollongong world cycling championships believes he has been blacklisted for reporting on the governing body’s links to a notoriously repressive regime and a Russian billionaire under sanctions. Investigative journalist Iain Treloar’s recent reporting has posed uncomfortable questions for the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) – the powerful governing body for world cycling. Treloar has probed the influence of Russian billionaire Igor Makarov, who has retained his position on UCI’s management …