Jens Voigt: Why Johan Bruyneel had to leave RadioShack

Jens Voigt, Tour Down Under 2013

Jens Voigt has admitted a lot of the problems that contributed to a disastrous 2012 season for his RadioShack Leopard team were "self-made" adding it could not have justified keeping general manager Johan Bruyneel.

Bruyneel - the man who helped Lance Armstrong to all his seven of his Tour de France victories that the American last week admitted to doping throughout - is awaiting an arbitration hearing that he elected to undergo in the wake of the damning US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.