Team Sky's Gianni Moscon says his 'image suffered' from allegations

The Italian was accused by Swiss rider Sebastian Reichenbach of deliberately causing him to crash

Gianni Moscon.

(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

Team Sky's Gianni Moscon says that his image took a beating over the last year that saw him serve an internal suspension.

Moscon fell out with Kévin Reza (FDJ) in the Tour de Suisse for reported racial slurs and with Reza's team-mate Sébastien Reichenbach later in the year. Reichenbach claimed Moscon deliberately pushed him off his bike and threatened legal action.

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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.