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Rogge backs McQuaid to lead cycling in WADA spat

Updated: February 13, 2013, 10:54 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- IOC President Jacques Rogge has backed Pat McQuaid to lead the International Cycling Union in its ongoing dispute with the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Rogge says the Olympic body does not currently plan on intervening in a dispute fueled by the Lance Armstrong doping case.

Asked for an opinion on cycling's leadership, Rogge says "we have confidence in Mr. McQuaid as president of the UCI."

The UCI and WADA's public spat has escalated since disagreeing last ...

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