Péraud dropped from UCI mechanical doping role

David Lappartient, Jean-Christophe Péraud and Bob Stapleton
David Lappartient, Jean-Christophe Péraud and Bob Stapleton (Image credit: Stephen Farrand)

Jean-Christophe Péraud is no longer working for the UCI after his role as leader of the fight against mechanical doping was made redundant last week.

The Frenchman's dismissal was reported by L'Equipe, with the UCI yet to officially confirm it. The French newspaper cites a need to cut costs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Péraud reportedly informed via "a discreet telephone call" that his employment would end on June 30.

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