French agency opens investigation into Europcar

A French prosecutor has confirmed that an investigation into the Europcar team has been opened, according to L'Equipe. The news comes three days before the start of the 2012 Tour de France. Information on the team has been given to the OCLAESP, the body which administers civil doping cases. According to prosecutor Dominique Pérard, the investigation relates to the 2011 Tour de France, but could amount to nothing.

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