International Cycling Union

Should the Olympics suspend cycling?

No, but UCI must go

Philip Hersh

Chicago Tribune

Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go.

Ex-UCI President Hein Verbruggen and current President Pat McQuaid have no credibility because they both have spent years allowing the sport to become a doping cesspool.

The International Olympic Committee finds it convenient to say international federations must be independent, but it has told some (figure skating, boxing, weightlifting) to clean up judging or doping issues — or else. The IOC should...