Nibali: Astana criticisms more about politics than cycling

"I'm not worried if our licence is suspended," says Tour de France winner

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali remains convinced that his Astana team will continue to race through 2015 even if it loses its WorldTeam licence over doping cases.

Cycling's governing body, the UCI, has asked that Astana be stripped of its licence after five doping cases in 2014, including two from its top team, and after an Italian doping inquiry made links to 17 of its cyclists, including current general manager Alexander Vinokourov.

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