Union Cycliste Internationale

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI; French pronunciation: [ynjɔ̃ siklist ɛ̃tɛʁnasjɔnal]; English: International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland.

Union Cycliste Internationale
Headquarters
AbbreviationUCI
Formation14 April 1900; 121 years ago (1900-04-14)
TypeSports federation
HeadquartersAigle, Switzerland
Region served
Worldwide
President
David Lappartient
Main organ
Congress
AffiliationsInternational Olympic Committee
Websiteuci.org

The UCI issues racing licenses to riders and enforces disciplinary rules, such as in matters of doping. The UCI also manages the classification of races and the points ranking system in various cycling disciplines including road and track cycling, mountain biking and BMX, for both men and women, amateur and professional. It also oversees the World Championships.