Astana, the team of defending champion Vincenzo Nibali, invited further scrutiny over its moral code after announcing Dutch rider Lars Boom will start the Tour de France on Saturday.
The team of defending champion Vincenzo Nibali were plunged into uncertainty on the eve of the Tour de France after Dutch rider Lars Boom returned cortisol levels under the normal level.
What a win for the explosive Dutchman, surely one of the great victories in recent Tour history. After Stage 5, Lars chatted to our reporter Ned Boulting…
Lars Boom took advantage of the conditions to see off the competition, as Chris Froome quit the Tour.