Ricco fired 06/02/2011 Termination of contract ID 197
Immediately after Riccò's hospitalisation, it was reported that his collapse had been due to a poorly managed blood transfusion that he had administered himself. His team fired him following his release from hospital.
Teams and people
- Riccò hospitalized for possible kidney ailment, Cyclingnews.com, 07/02/2011
- Riccò mi ha detto di aver fatto un'autotrasfusione, La Gazzetta dello Sport, 08/02/2011
- Vacansoleil ontslaat Riccò, Volkskrant, 19/02/2011
- Riccò licenziato La difesa pronta a un esposto, La Gazzetta dello Sport, 20/02/2011