TEAM SKY DS NICOLAS PORTAL EXPECTING ‘OPEN’ TOUR DE FRANCE

Team Sky's lead Directeur Sportif, Nicolas Portal, is expecting a tight GC battle at the Tour de France and has suggested that those hopeful of overall victory will have to make their own opportunities to take time throughout the three weeks, rather than waiting for 'set piece' stages. The Frenchman, who

Tuft takes his tenth Canadian time trial title

ORICA-SCOTT’s Svein Tuft claimed his tenth individual time trial title today in his national championships in Ottawa. The result makes Tuft the first ever Canadian rider to win ten titles in the event having won his first time trial title back in 2004. The 40-year-old powered around the 36kilometre course under rainy conditions, stopping

Trek-Segafredo statement regarding Andre Cardoso

To our cycling family, we have some disappointing news to share. It is with deep disappointment that we have just learned that our rider, Andre Cardoso, has tested positive for a prohibited substance. In accordance with our zero tolerance policy, he has been suspended immediately. We hold our riders and staff to

Movistar Team ya tiene equipo para el Tour 2017

VÍDEO | Alineación de Movistar Team para el 104º TDF (YouTube) Nairo Quintana y Alejandro Valverde, principales nombres del conjunto de Unzué en su 35ª participación en la gran ronda francesa Movistar Team ya tiene definido el nueve con el que concurrirá desde este sábado en la 104ª edición del Tour de

The Cannondale-Drapac Tour de France Nine

Alberto Bettiol. Paddy Bevin. Nate Brown. Simon Clarke. Andrew Talansky. Taylor Phinney. Pierre Rolland. Rigoberto Uran. Dylan Van Baarle. Those nine got the call-up for the Cannondale-Drapac squad 2017 Tour de France squad. Four debutantes will certainly add to the team’s attacking, excited spirit and Tour veterans will balance the

UAE Team Emirates per il Tour de France

L’UAE Team Emirates si presenterà ai nastri di partenza del prossimo Tour de France, in programma dal 1 al 23 luglio, con una squadra ben bilanciata e competitiva su vari fronti. Diego Ulissi e Ben Swift per le tappe, il sud-africano Louis Meintjes, dopo aver mostrato una buona condizione fisica al

Two Trek-Segafredo young guns win National Titles

Two of Trek-Segafredo's young talents, Ruben Guerreiro, 22, and Mads Pedersen, 21, won their National Championships road titles Sunday. Guerreiro won in an uphill finish in Portugal, giving him the prestigious title in his first year as a professional, while the youngest member of Trek-Segafredo, Pedersen, took home the coveted honor

Bole took silver medal at Slovenian National Championships

Kranj, June 25th – One more medal for Team BAHRAIN MERIDA at National Road Race Championships today. In Slovenia Grega Bole took 2nd place behind Mezgec. Brajkovic crashed in the first lap, but luckily without consequences. Slovenian National Road Race Championships was held in Kranj today on a challenging circuit of

Ryan Mullen does the double, wins Irish road title

Ryan Mullen did the double in Wexford, Ireland on Sunday. The 22-year-old parlayed a late race attack into his first elite national road title. It’s Mullen’s first professional road victory and Cannondale-Drapac’s first road title of the season. “This one means a lot more than the time trial title,” said Mullen.

Grmay confirmed Ethiopian TT champion

eam BAHRAIN MERIDA rider Tsgabu Grmay won the National Time Trial Championships in Ethiopia. The race was held in Awassa today. Grmay covered the course of 40 km on the roads around the city in 50’52” taking the best time. “I’m very happy because it’s always an amazing feeling to wear Ethiopian

Tony Martin takes 7th national elite TT championship

The 48km windy course in Chemnitz provided a worthy challenge for Team KATUSHA ALPECIN’S Tony Martin, but the German champion was up for a repeat performance and claimed his sixth consecutive and seventh career national time trial championship on Friday. "The parcours and especially the distance of 48 kilometers was not