Britain's Chris Froome arrives back at his hotel after training in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017.  Froome failed a doping test during the Spanish Vuelta in September and is facing a suspension from cycling ahead of his attempt to win a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title next year. (AP Photo/Joan Llado) Foto: Joan Llado
Britain's Chris Froome arrives back at his hotel after training in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017. Froome failed a doping test during the Spanish Vuelta in September and is facing a suspension from cycling ahead of his attempt to win a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title next year. (AP Photo/Joan Llado) Foto: Joan Llado

Det er uheldig at Froome står på startstreken

Mads Kaggestad blogger om Chris Froomes sesongåpning.

Chris Froome sesongdebuterer i det fire dager lange etapperittet Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista Del Sol. Dette på tross for at han har en dopingsak hengende over seg etter at han testet positivt på for store doser av astmamedisinen Salbutamol under fjorårets Spania Rundt.At han fortsetter å konkurrere har blitt kritisert fra flere kanter inkludert konkurrenter og presidenten i det internasjonale sykkelforbundet (UCI) David Lappartient. Det kritiske argumentet er at saken vil skade sp