Gazzetta dello Sport publishes evidence from Mantova doping investigation

Alessandro Ballan (BMC)

Alessandro Ballan (BMC) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport has revealed details of the Mantova doping investigation that has engulfed the Lampre team and led to the BMC team pulling former world champion Alessandro Ballan and Mauro Santambrogio from their Giro d’Italia squad.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.