Katusha-Alpecin boss denies rumours that team will fold

José Azevedo says the team is still awaiting a decision from their current sponsors

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Katusha-Alpecin has not told his riders to look for a team but it is working on securing its future, says team boss José Azevedo.

On Wednesday, French newspaper L'Equipe reported that Azevedo told his 10 riders under contract including Alex Dowsett that they should look for new teams.

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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.