Rhetoric escalates with Tour call for UCI head's resignation

Updated: July 28, 2007, 5:08 PM ET
Associated Press

COGNAC, France -- Tour de France officials launched a two-pronged assault on the cycling governing body Saturday, with the director saying the Tour will stop working with UCI and the owner calling for cycling chief Pat McQuaid to step down.

It's the latest move in a long-running feud between the two organizations, escalating this week after former Tour leader Michael Rasmussen and other cyclists were removed from the race because of doping suspicions.

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