Astana in the u-turn: - We do not cooperate with him

You have a stand, to take a new one. Earlier in the day said Astana's press officer Sven Jonker to the belgian Het Niewsblad, that it would not comment on '

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
03 February 2020 Monday 21:00
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Astana in the u-turn: - We do not cooperate with him

You have a stand, to take a new one.

Earlier in the day said Astana's press officer Sven Jonker to the belgian Het Niewsblad, that it would not comment on 'rumors and accusations', but now Astana yet published a press release, where they clearly reject the alleged links to dopinglægen Michele Ferrari.

the Story goes that Fuglsang and teammate Alexey Lutsenko has been the subject of a secret investigation by the cycling independent anti-dopingenhed, Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF). Story, DR, Politiken and Norwegian VG brought on Sunday evening.

the Astana, however, refuses any collaboration with the Ferrari, it sounds now.

- the Team requires from all associated riders, that they at any time comply with all obligations under the anti-doping regulations - including the ban on cooperation with karantæneramte individuals or doctors.

- the Team does not cooperate with any suspicious doctors such as Dr. Michele Ferrari. Riders must not consult outside doctors to perform any kind of activity, be prescribed diet or treatment, which is related to their performance, writes the Kazakh team.

the Announcement comes, of course, as a response to Jakob Fuglsang was supposed to have met with and collaborated with Michele Ferrari. In addition to the information contained in the secret report, Politiken, DR, and VG has been in contact with 12 people, saying that Fuglsang should have worked with Michele Ferrari.

Of the message, it appears, also, that you will cooperate with the relevant bodies, and that the team will combat doping.

- the Team is in contact with the UCI and CADF in relation to to get more information. We will work on any query that may arise from the CADF or the UCI.

so far, however, has not opened any case against the team riders, write the on.

Jakob Fuglsang has not yet commented on the story.

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Updated: 03.02.2020 21:00
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