Bahrain Victorious riders and staff homes searched before Tour de France start

Continuation of investigation that started at last year's race

Bahrain Victorious Team Car
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Bahrain Victorious this afternoon announced that some of its riders and staff members have had their homes searched by police prior to their departure for the Tour de France.

The searches form part of an investigation that got underway in the wake of the team’s success at last year’s edition of the race. The team released a statement claiming the searches were designed to “intentionally damage the team’s reputation”. 

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