Italian team managers and Trek-Segafredo rider banned over 'pay-to-race' scandal

Gianni Savio and Angelo Citracca given three month bans, while Marco Coledan is ruled out of the Classics

Gianni Savio is one of two managers given a three month ban (Credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The Italian Cycling Federation (FCI) has banned two Italian team managers for three months, ruling them out of the Giro d'Italia and other events, because they charged cyclists to race in their teams.

Trek-Segafredo rider Marco Coledan, has also been banned for refusing to testify in the case.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.