29 May 2013

McQuaid re-elected to Olympic cycling body

11:41 am on 29 May 2013

Irishman Pat McQuaid, who's presided over a scandalously drug-riddled era in world cycling, has been re-elected to the council of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations.

63-year-old McQuaid, who has been heavily criticised by the US anti-doping agency for his handling of the Lance Armstrong affair in his role as president of the International Cycling Union, thanked the electorate for placing their confidence in him.

McQuaid is also a member of the International Olympic Committee, and he's seeking re-election later this year for a third term as International Cycling President, for which he's the sole candidate.