Will Jan Ullrich be the next to jump on the bandwagon and offer his confession to the anxiously awaiting public? Well,the answer to that is yes, no, or maybe, depending on which press report you choose to believe.
The "yes" was Friday midday, when WELT magazine quoted his manager Wolfgang Strohband as saying, "Jan will state his position, too. When and in what form, whether through a press conference or through a message on his website, is still open."
The "no" came that evening, when there was indeed a new message on Ullrich's homepage. "Press reports that Jan Ullrich will make a statement concerning the current situation are false. 'There is no reason for Jan to make a public statement,' said manager Wolfgang Strohband."
The "maybe" came later from German ARD-TV, which reported that its sources indicated that Ullrich would make a public confession only if the German fraud investigation against him was dismissed.