BMC pleased with 'correct' decision to deduct entire Movistar team a minute at Volta a Catalunya

BMC Racing have said the correct decision was made to strip the Movistar team of the race lead at the Volta a Catalunya

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

BMC Racing have said that they are pleased that the UCI have enforced their own rules and deducted the entire Movistar team a minute for pushing one another in stage two's team time trial.

José Joaquin Rojas was caught on camera three times giving his teammates Andrey Amador and Nelson Oliveira a push back into line and the Spanish outfit crossed the line with a time two seconds better than that of BMC's.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.