COMUNITAT VALENCIANA EXCLUDED FROM TOUR

Comunitat

Spanish squad Comunitat Valenciana have had their invitation to take part in the Tour de France withdrawn, after one of their assistant directeur sportifs was arrested in a anti-doping investigation last month.

Tour organisers ASO said today that no team would replace Comunitat Valenciana, cutting the number of Tour squads taking part in the 2006 race to 21.

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