Team Sky's Gianni Moscon escapes sack over Tour de France incident

08 August 2018 01:08
UCI gives Moscon five-week suspension for Gespert incidentTeam Sky ‘confident he has learnt from this episode’Gianni Moscon has been handed a five-week suspension from the UCI after he was thrown out of the Tour de France for trying to punch another rider – but he will keep his job at Team Sky.Moscon, 24, was disqualified following an incident that occurred in the opening kilometre during stage 15 of the Tour de France from Millau to Carcassone. Video footage showed Moscon raising his fist to the French rider Élie Gesbert and the race commissaires said the Italian had been disqualified for “particularly serious aggression”. Related: What next for Geraint Thomas and Team Sky after his Tour triumph? Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian