Lotto Soudal ban alcohol for all riders and staff

Caleb Ewan swigs the champagne on the podium
Caleb Ewan swigs champagne on the podium of the Brussels Cycling Classic (Image credit: Getty Images)

There will be no post-race hotel drinks for any of the Lotto Soudal staff in 2020, as the Belgian team have taken the unusual measure of banning alcohol from the top to the bottom of the organisation. 

Victories and birthdays will still be allowed to be toasted with a glass of champagne, but otherwise the whole team is on dry January and beyond while representing the team at training camps and races. 

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