Deutschland Tour on TV in 2007?

By Susan Westemeyer

Cycling's recent doping reports may have claimed another victim: German television company ARD is planning to drop its coverage of the Deutschland Tour, Speigel magazine reports. According to the magazine, various program directors have expressed their wish to stop carrying that race, and possibly all cycling. The alleged reason is that the doping scandals make it difficult to sell advertising time for the broadcast. A final decision is expected the end of November.

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