Astana doctor defends team's anti-doping measures

Doctor Joost de Maeseneer says Astana's involvement in the MPCC proves the team's commitment to racing clean

Astana protect Nibali on stage four of the 2014 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Astana doctor Joost de Maeseneer has defended the team's anti-doping policies, claiming that when Vincenzo Nibali wore Tour de France leader's jersey last year he was tested four times in a day.

In an article published on the Kazakh team's website, de Maeseneer says the team's involvement in the Movement for a Credible Cycling (MPCC) means they have to follow strict anti-doping measures.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1