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Giacomo Nizzolo signs for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has announced that Giacomo Nizzolo has signed a two-year deal with the team commencing 1 January, 2019. The 29-year old Italian sprinter will join Dimension Data from Trek-Segafredo where he has been since the start of his professional career in 2011. Crowned the Italian road race champion in 2016, Nizzolo has 18 career victories to...

Quick-Step Floors announce World TTT Championships line-up

Quick-Step Floors have announced their line-up for the World TTT Championships in Innsbruck this Sunday. The only squad to have won the event on three occasions (2012, 2013 and 2016) – will field an outfit consisting of three former winners – Bob Jungels, Yves Lampaert and Niki Terpstra – who will be joined on the start line by neo-pro...

Roxane Fournier signs for Movistar Team for 2019 season

The Movistar Team confirmed today that French rider Roxane Fournier has signed a contract for the 2019 season with the squad. The 26 year-old has spent the five seasons with the FDJ / Futuroscope team and has taken twenty career victories. Amongst her biggest wins are two stages of the Route de France (2016), the GP Dottignies (2015) as well...

Italian U23 champion Edoardo Affini signs for Mitchelton-SCOTT

Italian U23 road and time trial champion Edoardo Affini will join Australian UCI WorldTour team Mitchelton-SCOTT in 2019 on a two-year contract, the team has announced. After spending the last two years racing with respected Dutch development team SEG-Racing-Academy, the 22-year-old Italian has enjoyed a successful 2018 campaign with victories in the prologue at the U23 Giro d’Italia, the individual...

IrishCycleSport seeking support for their International Cycling Project

IrishCycleSport are looking to raise funds for their International Cycling Project, their initiative to offer Irish riders of all ages, male and female, the chance to experience racing on the continent together with the full support of accommodation, full race back-up and national team coaches as hosts. Any funds raised will be used to help facilitate riders of all ages...

Giulio Ciccone signs two-year deal with Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo have announced that they have reached an agreement with 23 year-old Giulio Ciccone, who joins from Italian UCI Pro Continental team Bardiani CSF. Ciccone is a strong climber whose first professional season was in 2016, the same year he soloed to an impressive win in stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia. It was his first professional victory and...

JLT Condor professional cycling team to cease at the end of the 2018 season

The JLT Condor professional cycling team will finish racing at the end of the season, the team announced in a statement today. JLT Condor has been consistently ranked the number one Continental team in Britain, formed in 2007 by Condor Cycles with manager, John Herety, at the helm since 2009. JLT initially partnered with the team in 2013, renaming the Continental-level...

Adam Blythe returns to Lotto Soudal team

Adam Blythe will join Lotto Soudal in 2019, returning to the team he started his international cycling career with eight years ago. For the past two seasons, the 28-year-old Briton rode for the Pro Continental team Aqua Blue Sport but was left looking for a new contract when the Irish team folded. He also previously rode for Mitchelton – SCOTT,...

Sonny Colbrelli wins the Coppa Bernocchi

With an impressive sprint finish Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling) won the Coppa Bernocchi again yesterday, following on from his victory last year. Colbrelli took the win ahead of Manuel Belletti (Androni Giocattoli - Sidermec) with Paolo Simion (Bardiani - CSF) in third. It was the 100th edition of the Italian race, part of the Trittico Lombardo series,...

Simon Yates claims his maiden Grand Tour at the Vuelta a España

Simon Yates finished safely in Madrid today to claim his maiden Grand Tour at the Vuelta a España. After winning three stages and wearing the Maglia Rosa for 13 days at the Giro d’Italia, Yates once again won a stage and led the Spanish Grand Tour for ten days, but this time a more conservative strategy saw him take...

Ellen van Dijk wins Madrid Challenge overall

After taking the stage one TTT win yesterday, Team Sunweb have dominated the GC at Madrid Challenge, with Ellen van Dijk taking the overall victory, Coryn Rivera coming home 2nd, Leah Kirchmann 4th and Liane Lippert 5th. Their efforts also secure them the team classification win. Van Dijk said: "Our original goal was to go for the intermediates with Coryn...

Igor Anton announces his retirement following 14-year career

Spanish rider Igor Anton has today announced his retirement after a career spanning 14 years. The 34 year-old started his professional career with the Euskaltel - Euskadi team in 2005 and after nine years with the Basque squad joined Movistar in 2014 before signing for his current team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka in 2016. During his career, he has take...