Amador case back with UCI Arbitral board as dispute drags into new season

Andrey Amador at the 2019 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)

A week into the new year, the future of Andrey Amador remains unresolved, with the UCI currently looking at the contract dispute between the Costa Rican, his former team, Movistar, and his prospective team, Ineos.

Due to a lengthy Christmas break, the situation wasn’t able to be resolved before the official start of the 2020 season, and the matter is only being picked up again this week after UCI staff returned to work.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.