More questions than answers in Armitstead case

Lizzie Armitstead (Boels Dolmans) held a short conference call with the British press on Monday afternoon to discuss her final preparations for the weekend's Olympic Games road race in Rio de Janeiro, where she lines up as the favourite for gold. The topic of her abandon at last month's Giro Rosa, ostensibly due to illness, was touched upon only briefly. "I can be pretty confident: my health's good, everything I've been able to control I've done to the best of my ability and I feel ready," Armitstead said.

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