Astana riders wear 'faded' kit in protest over unpaid wages

Lance Armstrong Astana faded jersey Giro 2009

The riders in the Astana team started Friday's seventh stage of the Giro d'Italia in a modified kit to protest the fact they have only been paid for two months of the season so far.

See a picture of Astana's jersey, with the logos faded out in protest

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