Bjarne Riis set to take co-ownership of NTT Pro Cycling team

Bjarne Riis
Bjarne Riis (Image credit: Getty Images)

Bjarne Riis will reportedly announce that his Virtu Cycling Group company will become co-owners of the WorldTour team NTT Pro Cycling (formerly Dimension Data), marking the Dane's return to the men's WorldTour and significant change at the African team. 

According to the Danish news outlet B.T., Riis is expected to make the announcement during a press conference on Wednesday at Hotel D'Angleterre in Copenhagen.

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