Ricco to return to France after 2008 doping chaos

Riccardo Ricco

Riccardo Riccò will return to top-level racing in France in March at the Paris-Nice stage race. It will be the first time that he has attended one of France's big races since he doped and was ejected from the Tour de France in 2008.

His Dutch Vacansoleil team received one of the UCI's 18 first division, ProTeam licences last week.

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