Vino: "Astana is my baby, I'm back"

Alexandre Vinokourov

Alexandre Vinokourov (Image credit: Shane Stokes)

Alexandre Vinokourov plans to ride the Tour of Poland (August 2-8) before taking part in the Vuelta a Espana (August 29-September 21) and the world championships (September 27), his main goals following a return to competition allowed from July 24 onwards. The July date is two years after he failed a dope test for blood transfusion during the 2007 Tour de France.

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