Police raid Bahrain Victorious hotel at Tour de France

PONTIVY FRANCE JUNE 28 Pello Bilbao of Spain Sonny Colbrelli of Italy Jack Haig of Australia Dylan Teuns of Belgium Wout Poels of The Netherlands Matej Mohori of Slovenia Marco Haller of Austria Fred Wright of The United Kingdom and Team Bahrain Victorious at start during the 108th Tour de France 2021 Stage 3 a 1829km stage from Lorient to Pontivy Team Presentation LeTour TDF2021 on June 28 2021 in Pontivy France Photo by Chris GraythenGetty Images
Bahrain Victorious Tour de France team line up before stage 3 of the Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Update: French prosecutor opens preliminary investigation into doping allegations at Bahrain Victorious

Cyclingnews can confirm that Bahrain Victorious were raided by the French police at the Tour de France on Wednesday evening. The team confirmed the news directly to Cyclingnews on Thursday morning.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.