Vincenzo Nibali: 'Froome should do what's right for cycling'

The Italian says Chris Froome should consider postponing his season pending the result of his salbutamol case

Chris Froome, Wilco Kelderman and Vincenzo Nibali, Vuelta a España 2017.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) says that Team Sky's Chris Froome should consider postponing his season while his salbutamol legal case unfolds, to "do what is best for cycling."

Nibali finished second to Froome in the Vuelta a España in 2017, where Froome tested for double the legal limit of asthma drug salbutamol after stage 18.

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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.