Boonen Might be at the Start of TDF

July 2, 2009

Tom Boonen had be removed as a participant from this year’s Tour de France because of allegations of cheating.

Now, an international site claims that Boonen’s Quick-Step team will push to have him at the start of this year’s race.

Here’s the text of that story…

After the information received today from the Tribunal de Grande Istance in Nanterre that has declared that the Tribunal doesn’t have jurisdiction on Tom Boonen’s case Team Quick Step has informed us of the fact that

Today’s press conference has been cancelled and that Tom Boonen and Team Quick Step together have decided to lodge an arbitration request with the Chambre Arbitrale Francaise du Sport (CAS) to permit Tom Boonen to be at the start of the Tour de France 2009.

So, we’ll see what transpires. Only a couple days until the start. Yikes!