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Trek announces major new women’s road team led by Lizzie Deignan

Trek has announced the creation of a new professional women's road team for 2019 with the intent of racing the UCI Women's World Tour. The team will receive shared support from Trek-Segafredo staff and Trek Factory Racing Manager Luca Guercilena. "Trek is committed to changing the world by inspiring more people to ride," said Trek President John Burke, "and...

Onboard footage from Stage 9 of the Tour de France (VIDEO)

The riders covered 156.5 kilometres and 15 sections of pave on stage nine of the Tour de France from Arras to Roubaix and the stage was won by 2015 Paris-Roubaix winner John Degenkolb who outsprinted yellow jersey Greg Van Avermaet and Belgian champion Yves Lampaert. There was drama throughout the stage with Chris Froome (Team Sky), Mikel Landa (Movistar) and...

Annemiek van Vleuten wins final stage and overall at the Giro Rosa

World time trial champion Annemiek van Vleuten won today's final stage of the Giro-Rosa and secured the overall victory in the most prestigious women’s Tour on the calendar, the Giro-Rosa. It also marked the first win for Mitchelton-SCOTT in the race. It was a dominant performance from the Australian team in the 10-day race as they finished first and third...

John Degenkolb takes emotional victory on dramatic 9th stage of the Tour de France

Two and half years after a life threatening accident, John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) took the win on stage nine at the Tour de France at Roubaix on Sunday, and it may not have been the biggest win of his career, but it was perhaps the most important. His first Tour de France victory followed six second places in six participations. A...

Richie Porte abandons Tour de France after stage 9 crash

Richie Porte (BMC Racing Team) has been forced to abandon the 2018 Tour de France after crashing in the opening kilometres of the ninth stage. The Australian was caught up in a crash in the peloton after just ten kilometres of the stage from Arras to Roubaix and could be seen clutching his shoulder after the crash. His BMC Racing...

Dan Martin questions whether disc brakes are to blame for Tour de France crashes (VIDEO)

Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) was one of a number of riders who crashed on yesterday's 181-kilometre eighth stage of the Tour de France from Dreux to Amiens. He came down with 16 kilometres remaining and lost time to other GC contenders. He has since questioned whether a number of crashes have been due to the use of disc brakes...

André Greipel and Fernando Gaviria relegated after Tour de France stage 8 sprint (VIDEO)

Both André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) and Fernando Gaviria (Quick Step Floors) were relegated to 9nd and 93rd places respectively after clashes in the final kilometre of today's eighth stage of the Tour de France. Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto-NL Jumbo) took his second stage win after passing Peter Sagan (BORA hansgrohe) and Greipel. Second and third on the line, Greipel and Gaviria were...

X-rays reveal no fractures for Dan Martin after crashing on stage 8 of the Tour de France

Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) suffered misfortune on today's eighth stage of the Tour de France as he crashed with 16 kilometres remaining and lost time to other GC contenders. However, X-rays reported no fractures for the Irish rider. Martin now sits in 31st place overall, 2'47" down on race leader Greg van Avermaet (BMC Racing). Today's relatively short 181km...

Annemiek van Vleuten solos to win on Monte Zoncolan at the Giro-Rosa

Stage seven winner Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-SCOTT) took a phenomenal solo victory up the iconic Monte Zoncolan at the Giro-Rosa today. Wearing the Maglia Rosa she crossed the line 40 seconds faster than her nearest rival to extend her overall lead by three minutes and 35 seconds with one-day remaining. After a fast start and once again many attacks, finally...

Dylan Groenewegen sprints to victory on stage seven of the Tour de France (VIDEO)

Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto-NL Jumbo) bagged his second stage win of the Tour de France in Amiens today as Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) extended his lead by one more second ahead of the much anticipated stage to Roubaix. 170 riders started stage 8 in Dreux and it was all together until Laurens ten Dam (Team Sunweb) launched the first attack...

Annemiek van Vleuten retains Giro Rosa race lead with two stages remaining

Annemiek van Vleuten finished safely in the chasing group on yesterday's eighth stage of the Giro-Rosa to remain in the Maglia Rosa with two stages remaining. A group of three riders escaped in the final kilometres of the 126-kilometre day, with Marianna Vos (WaowDeals) taking the stage win, whilst van Vleuten and stage six winner Amanda Spratt crossed the line...

Dylan Groenewegen sprints to victory on stage seven of the Tour de France (VIDEO)

Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo) took his second career Tour de France stage victory as he outsprinted Fernando Gaviria (Quick Step Floors) and Peter Sagan (BORA hansgrohe) in Chartres today. Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) retained the yellow jersey and extended his lead by three seconds at the bonus point. A number of riders tried to go clear in the first hour...