February 2/05 5:11 am - Court of Arbitration for Sport Grants Phonak ProTour Status
Posted by Editoress on 02/2/05
Court of Arbitration for Sport Grants Phonak ProTour Status
The International Cycling Union has taken note of today's decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport to grant a UCI ProTour license to the Phonak team for the years 2005-2006.
The UCI's License Commission had refused to grant a license. In accordance with the procedure laid down in the UCI ProTour regulations, the Phonak team had appealed against this decision to the CAS.
The UCI has taken note of the CAS decision, which proves the independence as much of the License Commission, as of the CAS and the validity of the procedures put into place within the frame of the UCI ProTour.
The UCI welcomes the Phonak team within the UCI ProTour. This team will be the 20th UCI ProTeam for the 2005 season.