Quick Step team manager Patrick Lefevere has announced he will start legal action against Flemish newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws after they accused him of doping.

Speaking in a press conference on Friday afternoon in Kortrijk, Lefevere denied all the accusations made by the newspaper and said he would sue the newspaper, the editor and the investigative journalist Maarten Michielssens who wrote the articles. Lefevere also confirmed announced that he will begin legal action against Belgian senator and anti-doping campaigner Jean-Marie Dedecker.

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