According to Belgian based website sportwereld.be the president of the Amaury Sport Organistaion (ASO), Patrice Clerc said
during a press conference this morning that ASO is interested in participating in Unipublic, a division of Spanish TV station
Antena 3. Unipublic is the organiser of the Vuelta a Espana.
It was speculated for weeks that ASO is interested to buy Unipublic but its the first time that an ASO representative
confirmed the rumours.
Clerc said: "There is a possibillity that we buy a minority share between 1 and 49 percent of Unipublic." The ASO
president spoke at a press conference this morning and continued by saying: "We are thinking about possible ways
to work together. Its a course but no decision has been made yet."
Clerc added: "The whole stroy with the UCI
Pro - Tour brought us closer to our Spanish and Italian friends." Clerc concluded by saying: "Today we have the
will to do everything we can for cycling, the Vuelta and the Tour."