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Cycling Ireland votes against endorsing McQuaid

Updated: June 15, 2013, 2:01 PM ET
Associated Press

DUBLIN -- Pat McQuaid's chances of winning a third term as president of the International Cycling Union took a hit Saturday when he failed to secure the nomination of his own national body.

Cycling Ireland voted 91-74 against endorsing McQuaid at an hour-long extraordinary general meeting in Dublin, leaving the Irishman to rely on his much-criticized nomination for the UCI presidency by the Swiss cycling federation last month.

"As the result indicates, it was a very close call," said ...

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