What If the press jump onto Leinders and Sky and start asking questions about Wiggo.
Well, I think it is about time the press finally does just that. For way to long the hypocracy of riders being punished when caught but the team managers and doctors allways getting off scott free stayed in tact. I've mentionted it before, if cycling realy wants to leave the doping past behind and wants to make that new start with a clean image, they'll have to get rid of all the doctors and team managers who are still around despite their ties with that same doping past. Everytime a doped rider is caught he is sacked by his team but the team doctors can stay or quickly find a job with another team, despite the fact that these doctors must know about the use of doping (in modern cycling the team doctors are too involved with the riders to make it possible to do anything behind their backs). How can a man like doctor Ibarguren - who has been linked with doping as early as 1998 - still be around and go from team to team leaving a trail of clear doping cases and highly suspicious successes? In 1998 he was linked to the Festina affair (Willy Voet stated that he bought the EPO for Team Festina from Ibarguren). He then worked for:
1998-1999 Lotto- Mobistar (Tchmil)
2000 Banesto (o.a. Mancebo, Zülle, Osa, Piepoli, E.Jimenez)
2002-2004 Lampre-Daikin (the Rumsas-affair, Dierkxsens, Tonkov, Barbero, Ballan, Bortolami, under investigation in Italy at this moment)
2005-2006 Euskaltel (Landaluze, Heras, Pena)
2007 -2008 Saunier Duval (Mayo, Piepoli, Ricco, the CERA-affair)
2009 Fuiji Servetto (Serrano, Nardello)
2010-2011 Omega Pharma Lotto (Gilbert)
2012: QuickStep Omega Pharma (Boonen)
And once again, he's not the only one. What will happen to doctor Pedro Celaya, who worked for Motorola, ONCE, Discovery Channel, US Postal, Astana and now RadioShack? Doctor Emilio Magni, who doped the Mercatone Uno team (Pantani, Garzelli), then the Fasa Bortolo team (Frigo, Rumsas, Casagrande, Aitor González, Vandenbroucke, Pozzato, Basso, Ivanov and Petacchi) and who now works with Team Liquigas? Doctor Mikhailov - who was caught in the 1998 Tour de France with 104 ampouls containing EPO - is now on the Team Katusha medical staff. Doctor Klimaschka is also with team Katusha (in 2006 he was the doctor of Guidi, Botero, Hamilton and Landis at Team Phonak). Doctor Daniele Tarsi worked for Casino (Massi, Järmann, Hamburger, Vinokurov), Seaco, Lampre, Phonak (Guidi, Botero, Hamilton, Camenzind), Acqua & Sapone and now Farnese Vini (Sinkewitz). Yvan van Mol worked for Mapei, GB MG, and is now also employed by Omega Pharma Quick-Step. You mention Leinders but what about Yates and his ties to the US Postal case? The list is endless and this way cycling will never be believable.