According to Dutchman Sven Jonker, one of the three spokespersons, the Kazakh team sees no reason to respond for the time being. “This report only contains rumors or assumptions, but no facts or evidence,” says Jonker in the Belgian newspaper The newspapaer.
Danish and Norwegian journalists have seen a secret report from the independent doping watchdog CADF, which states that Fuglsang and his Ukrainian teammate Aleksej Loetsenko had contact with Ferrari in 2019.
The Italian doctor was suspended for life because of his involvement in the doping program with the teams of Lance Armstrong. Last year Fuglsang (34) won the classic Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the Critérium du Dauphiné and a stage in the Tour of Spain.
Jonker says there is no panic in the team because of the news. “Our lawyers are investigating this case. It dates back to the summer of 2019. But as long as no facts are revealed, we see no reason for an official statement. “