Viviani provides testimony in Italian 'pay to race' inquiry

Elia Viviani (Italy)

Elia Viviani (Italy) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

An Italian inquiry is investigating allegations that the Androni, Bardiani-CSF and Wilier-Southeast teams have forced some riders to pay their own way or bring in additional sponsors in order to earn a professional contract. It has also been alleged that riders have later been required to pay an additional fee on leaving certain teams.

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