Patrik Sinkewitz Tour de France 2007

In the lights of news that T-Mobile rider Patrik Sinkewitz failed a doping test for testosterone on June 8, the team have issued a statement, reproduced below.

As a result of the news about Sinkewitz, German TV channels ARD and ZDF have ceased live broadcasts the Tour de France in protest of yet another doping revelation originating from the country. German cycling has been rocked in the past year due to Jan Ullrich's implication in Operacion Puerto, and Erik Zabel and Rolf Aldag's confessions of EPO use.

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