Dave Brailsford in scathing attack on UCI president David Lappartient

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• Brailsford: ‘He has got local French mayor kind of mentality’
• President of cycling’s governing body has criticised Team Sky

Dave Brailsford has launched a stinging attack on the recently elected president of world cycling’s governing body, the Frenchman David Lappartient, accusing him of having a “French mayor” mentality.

“I gave him the benefit of the doubt when he started,” the Team Sky principal said of the UCI president. “I thought, ‘OK, he is new to the job, he obviously doesn’t quite understand the responsibilities of a presidential role.’ I think he has still got the local French mayor kind of mentality.”

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Written by Jeremy Whittle in La Roche-sur-Yon
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jul/08/dave-brailsford-sky-cycling under the title “Dave Brailsford in scathing attack on UCI president David Lappartient”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.