UCI to pay whistleblowers for motor doping tip-offs at Tour de France

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  • ‘This is a way to show that we really take this seriously’

The head of world cycling’s governing body has revealed his organisation will pay whistleblowers to come forward with evidence of hidden motors being used in the Tour de France and other major races. Hidden motors and electromagnetic wheels, costing about £200,000, are suspected to have been used in the professional peloton for several years.

David Lappartient, the president of the UCI, supported by the former US Homeland Security investigator Nick Raudenski, the UCI’s new head of the fight against technological fraud, is ramping up efforts to detect cheats.

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Written by Jeremy Whittle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/article/2024/jun/27/uci-to-pay-whistleblowers-for-motor-doping-tip-offs-at-tour-de-france under the title “UCI to pay whistleblowers for motor doping tip-offs at Tour de France”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.