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Jaksche in Hannover?

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Cycling News
Published:
July 28, 2006, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 23:22 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for July 28, 2006

Is Jörg Jaksche going to ride in the "Nacht von Hannover" criterium on Friday night? Not if the...

Is Jörg Jaksche going to ride in the "Nacht von Hannover" criterium on Friday night? Not if the German federation, Bund Deutscher Radfahrer, has anything to say about it. "He is one of the riders who is under suspicion for blood doping," said BDR vice president Udo Sprenger. "We have suggested that the organisers get a confirmation from his team, but we cannot forbid his start."

According to the race organiser, Jaksche plans to ride the race. He has a contract for it, and has his attorneys working on the matter. "It's up to him," a race spokesperson told the German press agency dpa. "It's a private matter, since he doesn't have any appointments with his team."

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