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  • Morkov signs two-year contract with Quick-Step Floors
    Posted on 22nd August 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Michael Morkov is set to move to Quick-Step Floors for 2018 after signing a two-year contract with the Belgian squad. The Danish rider has been racing in the colours of Katusha-Alpecin for the past two seasons and will slot into the team’s Classics line-up as well as providing support for the team’s sprinters, Fernando Gaviria and fellow new-signing Elia Viviani. Morkov, 32, […]

  • Valverde set to return to racing before end of season
    Posted on 22nd August 2017 at 9:23 am

    Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) was told he wouldn’t race again this season after crashing out of the Tour de France, but the Spaniard’s recovery has progressed quicker than expected and there’s a chance he could return at the Tour de Guangxi in October. The Spaniard fractured his kneecap and talus bone when he slid into the barriers on the opening time trial of the Tour, and he […]

  • Bardet carries Tour panache into Vuelta a Espana
    Posted on 22nd August 2017 at 8:20 am

    After explaining on the eve of the Vuelta a Espana that the Spanish Grand Tour was "a voyage into the unknown", Romain Bardet showed no inhibitions on the first mountain stage of the race on Monday, racing in his usual aggressive manner. The Frenchman has finished second and third overall at the last two editions of the Tour de France, but despite turning professional in 2012, the 27-year-old is […]

  • Vuelta a Espana: Andorra stage all but ends Majka's GC aspirations
    Posted on 22nd August 2017 at 5:10 am

    Forced to abandon the Tour de France in July with numerous injuries, Rafa Majka was targeting redemption at the Vuelta a España. After the explosive finale to stage 3 into Andorra la Valle, the Bora-Hansgrohe leader finds himself on the backfoot after shipping 2:35 minutes to his main GC rivals. Majka crossed the line after the 158.5 kilometre day in the saddle in 38th place, dropping […]

  • Van Garderen up for Vuelta GC fight - News Shorts
    Posted on 22nd August 2017 at 3:20 am

    Van Garderen up for Vuelta GC fight Tejay van Garderen's last two appearances at the Vuelta a España has ended with a DNF against the American's name. Three stages in to the 2017 edition of the race and the BMC rider sits fourth overall and just two seconds behind race leader Chris Froome (Team Sky). For van Garderen, it's a pleasant place to be after his GC titls at the Tour […]

  • White jerseys the next technical advantage for WorldTour teams
    Posted on 22nd August 2017 at 2:00 am

    Ahead of the Tour de France, several teams announced new jerseys for the Grand Tour, with a key similarity among them being a predominantly white design. But is the white theme just another marketing gimmick, or are there advantages to be made in the summer heat of French and Spanish Grand Tours? Team Sky were perhaps the most prominent jersey design change at the Tour de France following their […]

  • USA Cycling announce Gary Sutton as head track endurance coach
    Posted on 22nd August 2017 at 12:15 am

    Having been let go by Cycling Australia in May, Gary Sutton has been announced as the new track endurance head coach by USA Cycling. Sutton's role and responsibility is to develop the men's team pursuit squad and build on the women's team pursuit success in recent years. "Obviously, I am really looking forward to working at USA Cycling and being part of their renewed focus on high performance […]

  • Chaves surprised by Froome's early Vuelta attack
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 10:50 pm

    A tenacious climbing performance by Esteban Chaves (Orica-Scott) in the mountains of Andorra on Monday has seen the Colombian throw his hat into the ring once more as a GC contender in the Vuelta a España. After his difficult Tour de France, where Chaves was never really able to shine at the level he had in the Giro and Vuelta in 2016, a large question mark hovered over what the Colombian […]

  • Nibali: 'I didn't expect to be this good' on Vuelta's first mountain stage
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 9:36 pm

    Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) may have failed to produce one of his famous downhill attacks on Monday in Andorra, but a late surge by the Shark of Messina nonetheless has seen the Italian clinch the 2017 Vuelta's first mountain stage. Thundering out of the group of nine frontrunners in the streets of Andorra la Vella, Nibali claimed what is his third victory of the season, and his first since […]

  • Vuelta a Espana: Stage 3 highlights - Video
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 8:25 pm

    Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) won the third stage of the Vuelta a España on Monday, jumping out of a select group of contenders inside the last few hundred metres in Andorra to cross the finish line a few moments ahead of David de la Cruz (Quick-Step Floors) and Chris Froome (Sky). The day offered the first mountainous profile thus far in the 2017 Vuelta, and the parcours – and a […]

  • Contador: 'I could tell it was going to be a bad one'
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Alberto Contador's battle for a fourth Vuelta a España victory may be over before it had properly begun after the Trek-Segafredo rider lost well over two minutes and plummeted out of contention even before Chris Froome had put in his final attack on stage 3. Contador's woes began even earlier when key climbing team-mate Jarlinson Pantano was dropped on the Rabassa. But when Sky's Gianni […]

  • Vuelta a Espana: Froome takes red with early statement of intent
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 6:37 pm

    Chris Froome and Team Sky used the first mountain stage of the Vuelta a España to deliver a powerful attack that placed the Briton in the lead for the first time in six years, but which still leaves him only narrowly ahead of most of his main rivals after three stages. Froome's punchy move over the top of the second-category Cornella followed a devastating display of climbing strength by […]

  • Vuelta a Espana: Stage 3 finish line quotes
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 5:14 pm

    Chris Froome (Team Sky) - new race leader It's a great surprise but I think it's the result of a lot of hard work today from my teammates as well. They did a fantastic job on the final climb. Especially a guy like Gianni Moscon – it's his first Grand Tour with Team Sky. He was great today, as were the rest of the guys. (Was it your plan to fight for intermediates?) I've lost a Vuelta […]

  • Slagter signs with Dimension Data
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 2:22 pm

    Dimension Data has confirmed the signing of Tom-Jelte Slagter for the 2018 season with the hope of boosting their line-up for the Ardennes Classics and one-week stage races. Slagter joins the team after spending the last four seasons with the Cannondale-Drapac squad. "I am very happy to join Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka for the next years. I had a great four years at my current team, […]

  • Roche 'disgusted' to find out about Sanchez positive
    Posted on 21st August 2017 at 12:35 pm

    BMC Racing rider Nicolas Roche has said that he was disgusted to find out that his teammate Samuel Sanchez had failed an anti-doping test. Sanchez returned an adverse analytical finding for the substance GHRP-2 – a growth hormone-releasing peptide – in an out-of-competition test on August 9 and was informed of the result just two days before the Vuelta a Espana got underway in Nimes. […]

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