'Irresponsible and ill-informed': Team Sky hit back at Bernard Hinault after comments on Chris Froome

Hinault said the Tour de France peloton should go on strike if Froome starts the Tour de France with his salbutamol case unresolved

Bernard Hinault during the Team Presentation of the 2015 Tour de France

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Team Sky have hit back at comments made by French cycling legend Bernard Hinault about Chris Froome's ongoing salbutamol case.

Five-time Tour de France winner Hinault said on Wednesday that riders in the 2018 Tour de France peloton should go on strike if Froome starts the race on July 7 in Vendée.

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