News for April 17
Jalabert's Knee Again
Laurent Jalabert has taken himself off the starting list in Amstel Gold
Race April 27. He is not yet fully recovered from his knee injury.
Indurain, Museeuw, Bortolami, Ballerini and Gianetti has announced their
Mapei without the Italians
The (Italian) management of the Mapei team has declared that they will not
have any Italian riders in the team next year.
They are very dissatisfied with the massive criticism from the Italian
press after Paris-Roubaix.
The riders that will have to leave the team next year are Alberati, Baffi,
Ballerini, Bellini, Della Santa, Di Grande, Nardello, Noe, Bortolami,
Borgheresi, Calzolari, Colonna, Nicoletti and Tafi.