Tinkoff-Saxo unclear on Bjarne Riis's status within team

Tinkoff-Saxo team issues statement that says Bjarne Riis is currently 'not active' within team but is unclear as to whether he has been suspended

Bjarne Riis on stage six of the 2014 Tour of Poland

(Image credit: Watson)

Team Tinkoff-Saxo remains unclear on the status of team manager Bjarne Riis following reports on Monday evening that it suspended him from his post due to 'lack of results'. However, it explained via a short statement this morning that the Dane is not currently active in the team.

“Following the rumours and speculations published by many Danish media first and then by international cycling media later last night, Tinkoff-Saxo would like to clarify that Bjarne Riis is not being actively involved in the team’s activities since last Sunday," read a team statement.

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