Georg Preidler's team manager on blood doping scandal: 'You have to keep your eyes open'

Preidler and fellow Austrian Stefan Denifl have been implicated in the unfolding investigation

Georg Preidler quit his team after admitting to having his blood extracted (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Cycling must keep its eyes open for doping, says Groupama-FDJ manager Marc Madiot after the case involving one of his riders.

Austrian Georg Preidler sent an e-mail resignation to the team after admitting that he extracted his own blood with the intention of doping.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.