It was Lotto-Soudal, who had the news came in a press release. It was reported that Van Der Sande positive were found after a test in the Zesdaage of Ghent. Van der Sande did on the piste to the side of team mate Jasper De Buyst and ended after six days spinning around in the 'kuipke' in a third place.
The substance, where Van der Sande positive is found, it is admitted, says Lotto-Soudal. “It is in the nasal spray Sofrasolone, which are freely available. Sofrasolone is in league admitted, provided that they are specified for a control. After a conversation with the rider of Lotto-Soudal decided the cyclist to be suspended in anticipation of the UCI research, partly to the rider to allow his defense as good as possible, to substantiate.”
Van der Sande is since August 2011 active at Lotto-Soudal, first as a trainee and then as prof. of The Acquisition drove last year's Giro and the Vuelta. Van der Sande was also one of the nominees for the Crystal drop of sweat.