IPCT excludes Discovery and Saiz

In a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday, the International Professional Cycling Teams (IPCT) has taken a strong stance and voted to exclude Discovery Channel and Active Bay, Manolo Saiz' company, from their group. The organisation presided by Quick.Step team manager Patrick Lefévère cited Discovery's signing of Ivan Basso as an action against the voluntary agreement that riders named in the Operación Puerto doping scandal would not be given a contract.

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