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Di Gregorio

10 Jul 2012 10:57

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Police raid the Cofidis team hotel at Tour de France after one rider arrested, two others in custody away from race in Marseille.

Remy di Gregorio is the name rumoured being arrested.
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10 Jul 2012 11:02

...and so the Pantomime continues...

Act 1 - the arrival of UK Postal.

Act 2 - The arrival of the Gendarmes, and the 'evil' Frenchies.

Act 3 - tbc.
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10 Jul 2012 11:07

Let us not be blinded by the Sky hatred. If they had anything on Cofidis and/or Di Gregorio, this is most welcome.

But I do hope this is just the beginning. :3
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10 Jul 2012 11:09

I am somewhat surpised that it's Cofidis. From my personal perception of the dirtyness of French teams racing the Tour they'd be somewhere in the bottom half.
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10 Jul 2012 11:10

roundabout wrote:I am somewhat surpised that it's Cofidis. From my personal perception of the dirtyness of French teams racing the Tour they'd be somewhere in the bottom half.


Could be just one guy on his own though.
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10 Jul 2012 11:10

hrotha wrote:Let us not be blinded by the Sky hatred. If they had anything on Cofidis and/or Di Gregorio, this is most welcome.

But I do hope this is just the beginning. :3


1+ was kinda obvious it would be shady when Sanquer was hired as the new manager
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10 Jul 2012 11:11

hrotha wrote:Let us not be blinded by the Sky hatred. If they had anything on Cofidis and/or Di Gregorio, this is most welcome.

But I do hope this is just the beginning. :3


+1 Seems it was a year long investigation. I hope to God Moncoutie is not involved.
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10 Jul 2012 11:12

markene2 wrote:1+ was kinda obvious it would be shady when Sanquer was hired as the new manager


Di Gregorio has been there for longer than that though - this was also a year long investigation.
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10 Jul 2012 11:14

Frosty wrote:Could be just one guy on his own though.


It's possible, makes me wonder who the people in Marseille are.

Ok, it may be overblown and maybe it's not doping (hah).

Still, I am a bit surprised.
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10 Jul 2012 11:15

Frosty wrote:Di Gregorio has been there for longer than that though - this was also a year long investigation.


My mistake!
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10 Jul 2012 11:16

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Di Gregorio is being detained in his hometown of Marseille with two other people amid investigation into doping substances trafficking

reuters guy.
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10 Jul 2012 11:17

Oh right, so di Gregorio wasnt at the team hotel but was over in Marseille too? So he's driven over there?
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10 Jul 2012 11:18

Always good to see the police doing their job. Particularly after suggestions last year that the UCI were going to hamper police investigations by failing to share information.
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10 Jul 2012 11:21

I wonder how many teams are sending people away from their hotels with bags. Interesting to see if the gendarmes only go to Cofidis.
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10 Jul 2012 11:21

Good to see the French Police taking action. Hopefully, this is only the first and not the last.
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10 Jul 2012 11:23

the tinfoil hat wearer in me says that the timing of this is just emperor rupert's ploy to divert attention away from the team sky ****-taking.
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10 Jul 2012 11:24

clipperton wrote:the tinfoil hat wearer in me says that the timing of this is just emperor rupert's ploy to divert attention away from the team sky ****-taking.


might add fuel to the fire!
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10 Jul 2012 11:26

hmm, signs point to Frosty being close to the truth. One man and his dope dealers. Of course, it's possible that it's just the media presentation and not the truth.
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10 Jul 2012 11:34

People are probably tired of seeing links to this list and i know it doesnt prove anything, etc but Cofidis did have 7 0s on it and 2 2s.

http://www.lequipe.fr/Cyclisme-sur-route/Actualites/Di-gregorio-arrete/297597

Given that Cofidis haven't suddenly seen a surge in results it suggests that Di Gregorio might have been acting on his own if he is doing something untoward.

FWIW Remy is a 2 on there too though.
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Frosty wrote:People are probably tired of seeing links to this list and i know it doesnt prove anything, etc but Cofidis did have 7 0s on it and 2 2s.

http://www.lequipe.fr/Cyclisme-sur-route/Actualites/Di-gregorio-arrete/297597

Given that Cofidis haven't suddenly seen a surge in results it suggests that Di Gregorio might have been acting on his own if he is doing something untoward.

FWIW Remy is a 2 on there too though.

Remy might have learned new tricks at Astana.
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