Vinokourov is back but not in Astana colours...yet

Alexandre Vinokourov

Convicted doper Alexander Vinokourov will return to competitive cycling at the Tour de l’Ain in August, a UCI 2.1-ranked stage race in France.

Widely rumoured to be returning to the sport in Astana colours, he will in fact ride the Tour de l’Ain for the Kazakh National team, despite the fact that the Astana team is also set to ride the event.

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