Tom Boonen 2008 Qatar

Tom Boonen has been named in the Quick Step for the five-day Star Elektrotoer stage race in Holland that starts on Tuesday.

Boonen was told he was not welcome at the Tour of Switzerland after he tested positive for cocaine last week but the Dutch organisers seem happy to have him in their race. Boonen will face Britain?s Mark Cavendish (High Road) in the sprints, while the race begins with a 6km prologue time trial in Schijndel on Tuesday afternoon.

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