Nibali 'disappointed' by Koren's implication in Aderlass doping inquiry

Vincenzo Nibali is always a man in demand at stage starts on the Giro d’Italia, but his schedule was heavier than usual in Frascati on Wednesday, where he met with prime minister Giuseppe Conte and reacted to the news that his Bahrain-Merida teammate Kristijan Koren has been suspended following his implication in Operation Aderlass.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.