Bennett defends his 'Froome did a Landis' comments

George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo) believes his comment that Chris Froome (Team Sky) 'did a Landis’ as he won stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia with a long solo attack has been taken out of context, with the Kiwi rider insisting he is not batting for people on social media who are keen to believe and promote conspiracy theories about Froome’s performance.

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