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Nicolas Roche included in Team Sunweb line-up for the Vuelta a España

Team Sunweb have announced the riders that will be racing at this year’s Vuelta a España with Nicolas Roche included in the line-up. The team are set to focus on a good GC result and stage success. Team Sunweb coach Luke Roberts discussed the race: “The race starts with a 13.4 kilometre team time trial in Torrevieja and we will...

Andrey Zeits signs for Mitchelton-SCOTT

18-time Grand Tour finisher Andrey Zeits will join Mitchelton-SCOTT for the next two seasons, the team has announced. Zeits joins the team from Astana Pro Team, to date his only professional team, having ridden in support of the likes of Alberto Contador, Vincenzo Nibali and Mikel Landa. From 2020, the 32-year-old will join the Australian outfit where he will...

Sam Bennett completes hat-trick of wins at the BinckBank Tour

Sam Bennett (BORA-hansgrohe) completed a hat-trick of stage wins at the BinckBank Tour today when he was declared the winner of stage after a review of the photo finish. The third stage of the race consisted of 166.9 kilometres, spread out over a number of loops around the small town of Aalter in East Flanders. The route contained several cobbled...

Tiesj Benoot signs two-year deal with Team Sunweb

Team Sunweb have announced the signing of Tiesj Benoot, with the Belgian joining the team until the end of 2021. The 25 year-old has spent the past five seasons with the Lotto Soudal team. Benoot burst onto the scene in his neo-pro year in the WorldTour with an excellent fifth place at the Ronde van Vlaanderen. Since then, he has...

Sam Bennett extends overall lead at the BinckBank Tour with second stage win

Sam Bennett (BORA-hansgrohe) took his second consecutive stage win at the BinckBank Tour today and in doing so, extended his overall lead. The second stage of the race featured a flat 169.1 km-long course that took the riders from the Belgian coastal city of Blankenberg to the West Flemish town of Ardooie and was, like yesterday, a stage for the...

Sam Bennett wins opening stage of the Binck Bank Tour

Sam Bennett (BORA - hansgrohe) took his first victory in his Irish champion's jersey when he won today's opening stage of the Binck Bank Tour. The Irishman won the stage in a sprint ahead of Edward Theuns (Trek - Segafredo) and Mike Teunissen (Team Jumbo-Visma). The flat first stage of the race was tailor-made for the fast men of...

Mark Donovan signs for Team Sunweb

Team Sunweb have announced the signing of British rider Mark Donovan. The 20 year-old has been contracted until the end of 2022. Donovan has spent the past seasons racing for Team Wiggins and also raced on a stagiaire contract with Team Sky last season. Donovan impressed as a junior in 2017 taking three victories, two of which were GC wins....

Vincenzo Nibali signs two-year contract with Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo have confirmed that multiple Grand Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali and his brother Antonio have signed two-year contracts with the team. 34 year-old Nibali is one of only seven riders who have won all three Grand Tours (the Giro d’Italia in 2013 and 2016, the Tour de France in 2014, and the Vuelta a España in 2010), plus multiple stage...

Mikel Landa signs for Bahrain Merida

Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team have announced that Mikel Landa will be wearing the team’s jersey from 2020. The Basque climber has spent the past two seasons with the Movistar team having prevsiously ridden for Team Sky and Astana. Landa, 29, turned professional in 2011 and since then has built an impressive palmares. In 2015, he achieved his first Grand...

Elia Viviani wins the Ride London-Surrey Classic

Elia Viviani (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) improved on his runner-up place of last year and triumphed at the eighth edition of RideLondon-Surrey Classic, after benefiting from a masterful lead-out of Danish Champion Michael Mørkøv, who guided him in the hectic and crash-marred finale on The Mall. “I have loved racing in London ever since the 2012 Olympics and today I was...

Remco Evenepoel makes history at Clásica San Sebastián

Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) showed the depth of his talent once again today when he pulled off an incredible performance against a top class field. A debutant in a World Tour one-day race, the neo-pro soloed to an unforgettable victory at the 39th edition of Clásica San Sebastián, which took the bunch over a demanding 227.3km-long course littered...

Lucy Kennedy wins the inaugural edition of Clásica San Sebastián

Australian Lucy Kennedy (Mitchelton-SCOTT) has claimed an impressive victory in the inaugural edition of the women’s Clásica San Sebastián, overcoming an untimely puncture and fighting back into contention before taking a hard earned solo win. The 31-year-old showed her relentless determination, never giving up hope after leading the race solo, suddenly puncturing and then finding herself over one-minute behind the...

Team Sunweb announce stagiaires for 2019 season

Development Team Sunweb's Nils Eekhoff and Martin Salmon are set to join the team's WorldTour program as stagiaires for the remainder of the 2019 season. 21-year-old Marten Kooistra also makes the step up for the rest of the year, after an impressive display of strength during the past four seasons riding for SEG Racing Academy. After being with Team Sunweb's...

Brandon McNulty signs for UAE Team Emirates

UAE Team Emirates have announced the signing of American rider Brandon McNulty. The 21 year-old is one of the most promising talents to emerge from the US in recent years. In 2016, he claimed the world junior time trial title, the silver medal in the 2017 World Under 23 Championship Time Trial and has taken three wins as a...

Deceuninck – Quick-Step announce strong team for RideLondon – Surrey Classic

Deceuninck – Quick-Step are sending a strong line-up to the RideLondon - Surrey Classic on Sunday, including last year's runner up Elia Viviani who recently completed his set of Grand Tour stage wins at the Tour de France and will be once again among the top contenders if the race ends in a bunch sprint on The Mall, as...

Caleb Ewan takes final stage as Egan Bernal become first Colombian winner of the Tour de France

At the end of a remarkable Tour de France, race debutant Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) claimed his third stage win on the Champs-Elysées as 22 year old Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) became the first ever Colombian winner and the youngest ever winner of the yellow jersey. 155 riders took the start of stage 21 in Rambouillet. Yellow jersey holder Egan...

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Irish time trial champion Ryan Mullen extends contract with Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo have confirmed that Ryan Mullen has re-signed with the team for two more years. The 25-year-old Irishman secured his fourth time trial national...

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