Astana sacks Gusev for "irregular values"

Vladimir Gusev

Vladimir Gusev (Image credit: AFP)

The Astana Cycling Team announced Friday that it has terminated its contract with Russian Vladimir Gusev as a result of "irregular values" detected by its internal anti-doping program run by Dr. Rasmus Damsgaard. The team's general manager Johan Bruyneel confirmed the news in a statement, although stopped short of saying that Gusev had doped.

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