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Pascal Ackermann wins the Clásica de Almeria

Pascal Ackermann (BORA - hansgrohe) took his first win of the season as he sprinted to victory in Roquetas de Mar after 192.5 kilometres at the Clásica de Almeria (1.HC). Right after the start, a group of seven riders formed the breakaway of the day. However, the escapees were brought back relatively early in the race, after just 90 kilometres...

John Degenkolb wins final stage of the Tour de la Provence

On the final day at the Tour de la Provence, the sprinters finally had their opportunity, and John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) capitalised from excellent teamwork to capture the win on Sunday. With the top of the general classification separated by seconds, the fight for time bonuses was fierce all day, but Trek-Segafredo had their sight set only on the finish line....

Bob Jungels takes stage win and moves into overall lead at Tour Colombia

Bob Jungels attacked inside the final kilometre of a an action-packed stage 4 of Tour Colombia to take the stage win and the 26-year-old is the new leader of the race with two days to go. Jungels caught all the other riders off-guard, allowing him to get clear and solo to victory on the streets of Medellin, where the...

Organisers confirm that no UCI-ranked Rás Tailteann to be held in 2019

Organisers of the Rás Tailteann, have confirmed that an eight-day UCI-ranked race will not take place in 2019. The news follows on from a long and committed search by race organisers for sponsorship. The UCI 2.2 race was first run in 1953 and has been a world ranking race since 2000. Being part of the international calendar has increased the...

Sean Yates announced as the ambassador for Ribble’s e-road bike

Former professional Sean Yates has been announced as the ambassador for Ribble’s e-road bike - the Endurance SLe. “Cycling has always been my life but due to health issues I've not been able to ride where or as much as I'd like," said Yates. "I will always have the passion to ride and the head and heart still want...

EF Education First win opening stage team time trial at the Tour Colombia

EF Education First Pro Cycling took the victory on the first stage of the Tour Colombia 2.1, a team time trial which they won by eight seconds over Deceuninck-Quick Step, with Team Sky rounding off the podium at 10 seconds down. Rigoberto Uran crossed the line first in his hometown to take the leader’s jersey. “We’re so happy to have...

Nicolas Roche to make Team Sunweb debut at the Tour de la Provence

Nicolas Roche is set to make his debut in Team Sunweb colours at the Tour de la Provence (UCI 2.1) which starts on 14 February with an 8.9-kilometre prologue in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. The 34 year-old Irishman, who spent the past two seasons racing for BMC Racing Team, will line up alongside Asbjørn Kragh Andersen, Johannes Fröhlinger, Chad Haga, Lennard Kämna, Michael...

Edvald Boasson Hagen wins opening stage of the Vuelta a Communitat Valenciana

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka) took his team's first win of the 2019 season as he raced to the stage victory and overall race lead on the opening 10.2-kilometre time trial at the Vuelta a Communitat Valenciana. Boasson Hagen had clocked the fastest time of the day with a 12'55" when he reached the finish in...

Sam Bennett sprints to final stage win at the Vuelta a San Juan

Sam Bennett has taken his first victory of the season by winning the final stage of the Vuelta a San Juan. The Irishman capped off great work from his BORA-hansgrohe to win the bunch sprint in San Juan City. After a hectic final stage where the breakaway was barely allowed a minute’s advantage, it all came down to the final...

Nick Schultz wins Queen stage of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour

In his debut season for Mitchelton-SCOTT, 24-year-old Nick Schultz has won the Queen stage of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour for the first victory of his professional career. Capping off an aggressive race, Schultz won a two-up sprint with Dylan van Baarle (Team Sky), the pair the final survivors of an earlier breakaway that completely shook up the race. The...

Emanuel Buchmann solos to victory at the Trofeo Andratx – Lloseta

Emanuel Buchmann (BORA – hansgrohe) soloed to victory at the Trofeo Andratx - Lloseta (1.1), the second race in the Challenge Mallorca series. The race was one for the true climbers. A parcours packed with up and downs on twisty, narrow roads promised another exciting day in the saddle, while the rainy weather conditions in the beginning made it even...

Five Irish riders set to compete at the UCI Cyclocross World Championships

Cycling Ireland have announced the names of the five riders who will compete at this weekend's UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Bogense, Denmark. First to compete will be Adam McGarr and Sean Nolan in the Junior Men's race on Saturday with David Conroy lining up in the U23 Men's race. On Sunday, Lara Gillespie and Lucy O'Donnell will start...