Take a look at the latest cycling news feed from cyclingnews.com

Cyclingnews Latest News All the latest news from Cyclingnews.com

  • Campenaerts denied at the last in Volta ao Algarve
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 9:56 pm

    A sympathetic round of applause was all Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal) was left with after the Belgian rider narrowly missed out on victory in the stage 3 time trial at the Volta ao Algarve. The European champion and one of Lotto's newest recruits spent two and half hours in the hot seat on Friday after setting the best time earlier in the day. The 'hot seat' in this instance was an office […]

  • Strade Bianche adds a wild card for Van Aert - News Shorts
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 9:25 pm

    The organisers of Strade Bianche, RCS Sport, announced on Friday that they have added another wild card team to the 2018 edition of the race in order to allow cyclo-cross World Champion Wout van Aert to compete. Van Aert's Veranda's Willems-Crelan squad will line up for the March 3 event with Nippo-Vini Fantini and Androni Giocattoli as the other wild card teams, making a total of 21 teams […]

  • Modolo bounces back with well-calculated win in Ruta del Sol
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Less than 48 hours after he was beaten at the line in the Ruta del Sol, Sacha Modolo (Team EF-Education First-Drapac) has taken his first victory of the season in stage 3 - by a wheel. Modolo's win, his first since the Tour de Pologne last August, was not exempt from a certain amount of controversy, at least according to Movistar sprinter Carlos Barbero, who finished second. Barbero protested at […]

  • Poels stays in control at Ruta del Sol
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 8:25 pm

    After a fast fraught bunch sprint stage in the Ruta del Sol, Wout Poels (Team Sky) bustled into the press conference both pleased his lead remains intact, but also aware the race is far from won. Poels briefly saw his lead increased from two seconds to three on the provisional GC after a crash in the last 300 metres split the field and he finished slightly ahead of the other GC rivals. "Better […]

  • Stetina eyes Green Mountain victory in Tour of Oman
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 7:51 pm

    Trek-Segafredo came into the Tour of Oman  after a successful start to the season and with hopes of keeping the ball rolling. With no general classification leader, stage victories have been the main goal since landing in Muscat earlier this week. Thus far, the team has been fairly active in their pursuit with Giacomo Nizzolo’s third place on stage 1 their highlight. Markel Irizar got […]

  • Controversy erupts over Ruta del Sol sprint between Barbero and Modolo
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 7:51 pm

    The Ruta del Sol's second sprint in three days was enveloped in a short-lived but intense controversy after Spanish sprinter Carlos Barbero (Movistar) lodged an ultimately unsuccessful protest against Sacha Modolo (EF-Education First-Drapac) for alleged unfair manoeuvres. Second on the line at Herrera on stage 3, albeit a wheel length behind Modolo, Barbero was visibly annoyed at the finish and […]

  • Geraint Thomas extends lead at Volta ao Algarve
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 6:52 pm

    If there were any doubts over Team Sky's ability to remain focused on winning while Chris Froome's salbutamol case rumbles on they've been silenced emphatically in the last two days. On Thursday, Wout Poels won the first mountain stage at the Ruta de Sol, before Michal Kwiatkowski claimed the corresponding fixture at the Volta ao Algarve. And on Friday, Team Sky put in their most dominant […]

  • Chris Froome claims salbutamol case has been 'hyped up' in media
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 4:58 pm

    Before stage 3 of the Ruta del Sol, Chris Froome (Team Sky) was again met by questions from journalists about starting his season while his anti-doping adverse analytical finding is still pending. This time, he rejected claims that he was relieved to be racing rather than facing intense media scrutiny about his case. "It's great to be racing, not about tension or relief or anything like […]

  • Deignan: Chris Froome is right to race
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Ireland's Philip Deignan (Team Sky) says he feels that teammate Chris Froome has made the right choice by opting to race this season. Froome was notified on September 20, 2017, of an adverse analytical finding (AAF) because a urine sample taken from him on stage 18 of the Vuelta a España exceeded the allowed limit of the asthma drug salbutamol. He contends he did not exceed the […]

  • Bahrain-Merida in driving seat for Tour of Oman queen stage
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 4:19 pm

    Bahrain-Merida moved themselves into prime position in the general classification ahead of the Tour of Oman’s queen stage to Green Mountain following an aggressive finale on stage 4 that left the team with three riders in the top 15. Gorka Izagirre is the team’s best-placed rider in fourth place and the first of the true general classification contenders. The Spaniard nudged himself […]

  • Naesen and Wellens criticise Chris Froome's presence at Ruta del Sol
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 2:34 pm

    Belgian champion Oliver Naesen (AG2R La Mondiale) and Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal) have both criticised Chris Froome (Team Sky) for taking part in the Ruta del Sol. "[Froome] should not be racing until there is a definitive conclusion to this, for better or for worse," Naesen told Sporza. "You can't consider it a normal situation. This is very bad news for fans of the sport and its credibility. […]

  • Cort breaks his duck at the Tour of Oman
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 1:07 pm

    Magnus Cort (Astana) has only once been outside the top 10 so far this season, but the Dane had thus far been unable to convert that into a trip to the top step of the podium. Cort finally broke his duck with a strong ride to win stage 4 of the Tour of Oman outside the Ministry of Tourism. The victory is Cort’s first in the blue of Astana and his first since the Clasica de Almeria almost […]

  • Back to school for Irvine as he begins life as a directeur sportif
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 9:40 am

    Standing in a carpark by the Sultan Qaboos University, Martyn Irvine can only watch as the Aqua Blue Sport riders head to the start of stage 2 of the Tour of Oman. Having ridden for the team last season, he is now a directeur sportif for the Irish squad and will be looking after the team along with lead DS Bob de Cnodder. After competing professionally for a decade in a career that included gold […]

  • Cyclingnews collaborate with Voxwomen in 2018
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 8:55 am

    Cyclingnews has once again partnered with Voxwomen to bring our readers more video content to our extensive coverage of women's professional bike racing during the 2018 season, and to continue to strive for bigger and better coverage of the sport. The partnership will see Voxwomen cycling videos and race interviews linked to Cyclingnews' latest news, features, photo galleries and race […]

  • Volta ao Algarve: Mollema content with second place at Foia
    Posted on 16th February 2018 at 4:40 am

    On his first climbing test of the 2018 season, Bauke Mollema impressed as he placed second to Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky) at the conclusion of the Fóia climb on stage 2 of the Volta ao Algarve. Mollema's placing moved the Trek-Segafredo rider into fifth place overall, tied on time with Kwiatkowski, and has him well placed to challenge for the overall title. "It was a pretty hard day […]

Disclaimer: None of the companies, organisations, websites or news feeds featured in the ‘Velo Hub’ either endorse or are affiliated with Velo Workout. These news feeds are included as relevant news to the sport and love of cycling.  Please note that any views or opinions presented in these news feeds are solely those of the original author and do not necessarily represent those of Velo Workout. For further reading or relevant information please visit each respective website link included at the top of the page.