PRESS RELEASE 7 février 2013. 8 février, 2013Posté par mpcc dans : COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE , trackback
February 7, 2013
MPCC met in extraordinary general assembles and Annual General Meeting at the Hotel HILTON CDG February 7, 2013. 31 teams on 38 members representing 15 countries and 5 continents.
During the winter, MPCC has recorded numerous applications for membership
– 5 teams World Tour
– Pro-Continental teams 10
– 12 Continental teams
– 6 National Federations
– And the support of many associations and sponsors.
All these structures consider the internal regulations MPCC, much more stringent than international rules, is a practical solution to the crisis in cycling.
Indeed, managers who have the duty and the power to say « enough Doping » solemnly undertake to apply zero tolerance:
– To withdraw from the race any runner from the announcement of his positive test
– To initiate a dismissal for any rider suspended for more than 6 months
– Do not enter riders suspended for more than 6 months of facts or doping rule violation under Articles 2.1 to 2.8 of the World Anti-Doping Code for 24 months after the suspension, except for runners confess immediately (within 72 hours) or three riders penalized for breaches Geolocation system administration and management ADAMS doping
– A practice self-suspension for two positive controls in the last 12 months.
A meeting of doctors team leaders MPCC (25 present), was also organized to involve the medical staff teams to decisions.
As from 2007, MPCC, alone or with the support of national federations, will, in the context of health, unannounced inspections of cortisol.
MPCC has had to adapt its statutes to accommodate continental teams.
MPCC has also created three groups of members to provide decision-makers involved in cycling, the opportunity to participate directly and actively in the renewal of a credible cycling:
– « Members Sponsors »
– « Members Organizers »
– And « Members Federations. »
Each group « Members » (from 10 members) shall have one vote at the general meeting and thus participate in the life of MPCC.
As stipulated in the statutes MPCC since its inception, it was decided to initiate actions for damages against other racers or people who would likely damage the image of cycling and its various partners.
And following the confession Lance Armstrong is asked our legal services to explore the possibility of engaging with all the stakeholders, an action for damages for breach of cycling’s image, for fraud or other head of prosecutions that could be used.
MPCC members solemnly request international bodies, WADA, IOC and UCI to work together and get to work to bring concrete solutions.
The 11 members of MPCC studied the applications for membership of the 27 applicant teams.
MPCC member teams were pronounced by secret ballot.
21 teams were registered as a member.
6 teams will remain as full members, subject to a probationary period until the next Annual General Meeting. These teams will benefit from the year 2013 to implement all the rules for our house rules.
The new Board of Directors is composed as follows:
Chair: Roger LEGEAY
Vice-Chair: Iwan Spekenbrink-Argos-Shimano (Ned)
Treasurer: Vincent Lavenu – AG2R La Mondiale-(Fra)
Assistant Treasurer: Marc-Lotto-Belisol SERGEANT-(Bel)
Secretary: Philippe SENMARTIN – Europcar – (Fra)
Assistant Secretary: Serge BEUCHERIE-IAM Cycling – (Sui)
Members: Yvon SANQUER-Cofidis-(F)
Jean-René BERNAUDEAU – Europcar – (Fra)
10 Teams WORLD TOUR:
AG2R La Mondiale (FRA)
SHIMANO ARGOS (NED)
ASTANA (KAS) probationary period
BLANCO PRO CYCLING (NED) probationary period
GARMIN SHARP (USA)
LOTTO BELISOL (BEL)
LAMPRE MERIDA (ITA) probationary period
ORICA GREEN EDGE (AUS)
VACANSOLEIL DCM (NED) probationary period
16 Teams Pro-Continental
ACCENT JOBS WANTY (Bel)
ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI (ITA) probationary period
BARDIANI CSF (ITA)
BRITAIN DRY ENVIRONMENT (FRA)
CAJA RURAL (ESP)
COLOMBIA Coldeportes (COL)
Crelan EUPHONY (BEL)
CYCLING IAM (SUI)
KATUSHA (RUS) probationary period
MTN Qhubeka (RSA)
NETAPP ENDURA (GER)
NOVO NORDISK (USA)
TOPSPORT VLAANDEREN BEL)
12 Continental Teams
BIGMAT AUBER 93 (FRA)
COLOMBIA 4-72 (COL)
COLOR CODE BIOWANZE (BEL)
JELLY BELLY (USA)
APPLE Marseille (FRA)
OCBC SINGAPORE (SIN)
OSTER HUS – RIDLER (NOR)
Roubaix Lille Métropole (FRA)
VERANDAS WILLIMS (BEL)
WALLONIE BRUSSELS (BEL)