Vincenzo Nibali must answer the same questions as everyone else

All riders should be asked the same tough questions, not just selected individuals

Vincenzo Nibali during 2014 Tour de France first rest day

(Image credit: Gregor Brown)

I’m not opposed to anyone and everyone being quizzed about doping. Why shouldn’t pro riders be asked awkward questions? The problem comes when one team or certain individuals are singled out for special treatment, as seems to be the case with Sky, Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins.

A couple of years ago, Sir Brad famously lost his temper in a press conference when he was repeatedly asked to justify his form, and then, 12 months ago, it seemed that Froome was asked nothing else.

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