Team Columbia-Highroad management has commented on rumours that Michael Rogers would not be selected for the Tour de France after they had fielded enquiries about the Australian's apparent absence at La Grande Boucle.
"This is not true at all," Cyclingnews was informed via email. "We have not yet announced any riders on a short or long list for the Tour. The chances that Rogers rides in the Tour are very high. In fact... the chances that Rogers does not ride are extremely low.
Team Columbia-Highroad will not announce its Tour de France lineup until after the Tour de Suisse.