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Astana to start Giro d’Italia with just 8 riders in memory of Michele Scarponi

Astana Proteam have decided to start the Giro d'Italia with 8 riders rather than 9 to honour the memory of their Italian rider Michele Scarponi, who tragically died last week while training. "What has happened to Michele is a real tragedy that no one could expect or face out," said general manager of the team Alexander Vinokourov. "It is a...

Nacer Bouhanni sprints to victory on Stage Two of Tour de Yorkshire

The second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire again ended in a sprint finish with Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis, Solutions Crédits) taking the win in front of massive crowds in Harrogate. Yorkshiremen Connor Swift (Madison Genesis), James Gullen (JLT Condor) and Harry Tanfield (Bike Channel Canyon) all featured in a four-man breakaway that enlivened proceedings early in the 122.5-kilometre stage from...

Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz wins fifth stage of Tour de Bretagne

Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz took his first victory in An Post-Chain Reaction colours today and his first victory in two years when he won the fifth stage of Le Tour de Bretagne Cycliste. The Polish rider had been a member of the six-man break which went clear half way through the stage. It was a fast start to the 152.4-kilometre stage which...

Lizzie Deignan solos to victory at the Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan (Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) soloed to victory today at the Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate, finishing nearly a minute clear of her nearest challenger. Deignan - who hails from Otley in Yorkshire - made her move by attacking with her Boels Dolmans team-mate Anna van der Breggen on the brutish Côte de Lofthouse climb and then...

Chad Young passes away from injuries sustained in Tour of the Gila crash

Chad Young has sadly passed away after sustaining head injuries in a crash at the Tour of the Gila last Sunday, his Axeon Hagens Berman team have announced. The 21-year-old from Newmarket, New Hampshire, suffered severe head injuries in the crash on a high-speed mountain descent 73 kilometres from the end of the 161.9-km final stage. The statement from the...

Warren Barguil suffers fractured pelvis in Tour de Romandie crash

Following medical examinations after crashing out on the second stage of the Tour de Romandie, it has been confirmed that Warren Barguil (Team Sunweb) has suffered a fracture of his pelvis. The unfortunate news comes after a fall during the tough stage hit by snow and heavy rain in Switzerland where Barguil fell and was unable to continue. The...

Dylan Groenewegen wins opening stage of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire

Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) repeated his opening stage victory from last year's Tour de Yorkshire when he proved fastest in a bunch sprint in Scarborough today. Huge crowds turned out in Bridlington to see the start of the third edition of the race and bright conditions meant the county was at its brilliant best as the peloton wound its way...

Mikel Landa and Geraint Thomas to lead Team Sky at the Giro d’Italia

Mikel Landa and Geraint Thomas will lead Team Sky in the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia, which starts next week in Sardinia (5th May) and ends in Milan on Sunday 28th May. Thomas and Landa will be joined by Philip Deignan, Kenny Elissonde, Michal Golas, Sebastian Henao, Vasil Kiryienka, Salvatore Puccio and Diego Rosa. Ahead of the team’s departure to...

Chad Young not expected to recover from injuries sustained in Tour of the Gila crash

Chad Young is not expected to recover from injuries sustained in a crash at the Tour of the Gila on Sunday, according to a statement from his Axeon Hagens Berman team. The 21-year-old from Newmarket, New Hampshire, suffered severe head injuries in the crash on a high-speed mountain descent 73 kilometres from the end of the 161.9-km final stage. He was...

Details announced for the Banbridge Criterium

Banbridge CC are pleased to once again promote the Banbridge Criterium for 2017 on Friday 12th May. Following the success of the event in 2016 when it hosted the Irish National Championships, the club have confirmed that the event will use the same popular 1km circuit, starting and finishing on Banbridge town’s main high street – Newry St –...

JLT Condor aiming for stage wins and overall success at An Post Rás

The An Post Rás organisers have announced that JLT Condor, one of the race's most successful teams, will be returning to the event this year. The JLT Condor squad is managed by former pro John Herety, who has guided his riders to four overall Rás victories in the past 15 years. The team will be led by Ian...

Lotto Soudal announce Giro d’Italia line-up

Lotto Soudal have announced the nine riders that will take to the start of the 100th Giro d’Italia for the team. The first Grand Tour of the year kicks off on Friday 5 May on Sardinia and finishes on Sunday 28 May in Milan. André Greipel who won three Giro stages last year, will be looking to add to his...