Katusha join Orica-GreenEdge in leaving the MPCC

Katusha leaves the Movement for Credible Cycling after being put in a tough spot over the voluntary suspension of the team after doping offences

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After Tuesday's decision by Orica-GreenEdge to leave the Movement for Credible Cycling, Russian team Katusha has followed suit by exiting the organisation.

Unlike Orica, Katusha have had their anti-doping issues in recent months, escaping a ban from the UCI after two failed drugs tests in the past six months, but under MPCC rules the team would need to serve a suspension.

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