The official statement on the website of the stables is as follows: “Bjarne Riis since Sunday is not actively involved in the team’s activities. But he was not suspended because of bad results or financial matters. “
It probably will not be true. According to velonews.com, Riis did not agree with Oleg Tiňkov, owner of the stable. And first of all, it was about the results.
The Russian boss was pushing for the team to be even more successful under Riis.He was concerned that he was investing a lot of money every month in the wages of the drivers, and the return was not the way he imagined. Tinkoff-Saxo has just won two victories this season: Alberto Contador, the main star of the team, succeeded in the sports betting bonus stage at Ruta del Sol and Peter Sagan celebrated the stage triumph of Tirreno-Adriatico.
between Riis and Tiňkov last week culminated. The rupture was supposed to come to an end when the Danish manager collapsed during the weekend and returned early home to Lugano. Leccos also said his future was not shown on Sunday at the Milan-San Remo race.
The fifty-year-old Riis, winner of the 1996 Tour de France, had previously owned himself.In the winter of 2013, she sold it for six million euros to Tiňkov, but they agreed to stay for another three years as a manager. “I do not have to worry if I get money to pay for 65 people. It was a great deal of pressure, “he said.” But now it seems that he has finished in the bookmaker bonus team at least for a while. The media also speculated about the elimination, eventually the club announced a suspension on Tuesday. How long Riis will miss and if he ever comes back, it’s still an unanswered question. “Anyone we know so far is what is said in the statement.”
The only thing we know so far is what is said in the statement.First of all we need to find out why this decision has been made, “said Spanish Tour winner from 2007 and 2009 before the start of Tuesday’s second stage of the race Around Catalonia. And he added that Riis was and still is “a very important person” for his career.
Now it seems that someone else will be supervising the next course of Contador’s career.