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Astana manager Bruyneel: 'I feel unfairly treated'

Updated: March 1, 2008, 5:02 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- When Alberto Contador won last year's Tour de France for Discovery and Levi Leipheimer finished on the podium, team manager Johan Bruyneel was confident he had the right foundations to dominate cycling.

Now Bruyneel's Astana team is banned from France's top races by the Amaury Sports Organization. The Paris-Nice race next weekend and the Tour de France in July will start without Contador, the defending champion in both races.

"I feel unfairly treated," Bruyneel told The Associated ...

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