'Suspended' Jaksche wins in France

Team Tinkoff's Jörg Jaksche won the fifth stage of the Circuit de Lorraine on Sunday, giving him the event's overall victory. But a lot of observers were surprised to see the German rider racing for the Italian squad at all, as the last word on him was that his team had suspended him indefinitely before the start of the Giro d'Italia.

On May 9, the team announced that Jaksche and Tyler Hamilton would not ride the Giro "due to the new circumstances and decisions made public in the last few days", meaning the latest revelations in the Operacion Puerto doping scandal.

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