The International Cycling Union (UCI) was branded "deceitful and arrogant" by the World Anti-Doping Agency for disbanding its own inquiry into the Lance Armstrong drugs scandal.
Wada's president John Fahey said: “UCI has announced that Wada has agreed to work with it on some form of truth and reconciliation. This is not only wrong in content and process, but again deceitful. Wada [will not join] in any venture with UCI while this... arrogant attitude continues.”
The UCI responded by claiming Wada had issued “blatant and aggr-essive untruths”. President Pat McQuaid accused Fahey of a “personal vendetta” against cycling.