Next step in Schumacher-Holczer court case

An employment-rights court in Germany has ruled this week that it has no jurisdiction in the case between Stefan Schumacher and his former employer Hans-Michael Holczer to the civil court in Stuttgart, Germany. Schumacher is suing the former Team Gerolsteiner manager for wrongful dismissal.

Holczer terminated Schumacher's contract after it was announced that the rider had tested positive for CERA during the Tour de France. Schumacher, who last week was suspended for two years by the French National Anti-Doping Agency, has continued to deny having doped.

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