Originally Posted by Mrs John Murphy
I suspect that this is one where they will be happy to throw the book at Vino and at Kolobnev as well.
Remember the look on Pat's face when Vino won at the Olympics?
Vino is a pantomine villain. He is easy to vilify, much like Ricco.
Yes but there is a developing problem in that there are some major sponsors that may have vested interests in the "win at all costs" approach, eg. Astana, Katusha, Tinkoff. They are getting increasingly powerful in cycling and will for sure start leveraging their investments.
And they are plotting their ascent to the throne, via Andrei Tschmill....