Bob Stapleton

The T-mobile riders and staff were shocked and stunned at the finish of the stage in Marseille after hearing about Patrik Sinkewitz?s positive test for testosterone.

After a long day in the saddle under a scorching sun, the riders were in no mood to talk but team manager Bob Stapleton (pictured) faced the media. He admitted the positive test, German television?s decision to suspend their race coverage of the Tour and the subsequent media pressure in Germany, could affect the long-term future of the team.

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