Alessandro Ballan has admitted to mixed feelings after he and other past and current members of the Lampre team were cleared of wrongdoing at the end of the long-running Mantova doping trial. After two hours of deliberations on Friday, Guido Nigrelli, the pharmacist at the centre of the case, and masters rider Sebastian Gilmozzi were given six-month suspended sentences and fines...
Mantova investigation: Prosecutor calls for jail time for Ballan and others, charges dropped against Lampre
The long-running Mantova investigation and trial into alleged doping in the Lampre team has reached a turning point, with public prosecutor Antonino Condorelli surprisingly calling for charges to be dropped against team manager Giuseppe Saronni, directeur sportif Fabrizio Bontempi and Maurizio Piovani, and several other staff members. Twenty-eight people linked to the team or Mantova...
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