Posted by Editor on 06/20/07
T-Mobile Releases Honchar
T-Mobile has reported on their website that Tour de France hopeful Serhiy Honchar has been released by the team for violating their code of conduct.
Honchar was suspended from the team in May after abnormal results in blood tests was let go immediately effect after new information had been gathered from further tests the team stated. T-Mobile did not elaborate on the nature of the tests or give further information. Honchar has not tested positive in a doping test.
A team statement on Tuesday said: "The T-Mobile Team today announced the immediate release of Serhiy Honchar and termination of his contract for violations of the Team Code of Conduct previously disclosed."
"This decision by Team Management was based upon follow-up tests completed in early June and additional information gathered during his suspension. Mr. Honchar is released immediately and is free to seek employment with another team or company."
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