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Stefan Denifl signs for CCC Team

Austrian rider Stefan Denifl will return to the WorldTour in 2019 as the latest rider to sign with CCC Team, the continuation of Continuum Sports. Denifl, who raced with Aqua Blue Sport in 2017 and 2018, is known for his memorable solo stage win on stage 17 of the 2017 Vuelta a España. “Stefan Denifl is great addition to...

Taylor Phinney extends contract with EF Education First – Drapac P/B Cannondale

Taylor Phinney has re-signed with EF Pro Cycling for the 2019 season. This will be Phinney’s third season with EF Pro Cycling having moved from BMC Racing Team at the beginning of 2017, after racing six seasons with them. The American had an impressive Spring Classics season finishing 8th at Paris-Roubaix, a race he has always had a huge...

Fabio Jakobsen takes Quick-Step Floors’ 73rd win of the season at the Tour of Guangxi

The Tour of Guangxi was the final World Tour event and Quick-Step Floors ended the season in style as Fabio Jakobsen capped off the work of his teammates and blasted through the rain to a clear victory in Guilin, where the second edition of the Asian race concluded. It took the team’s total number of wins for the season...

Robert Power wins the Japan Cup

After finishing on the podium in third place back in 2016, Robert Power secured the win in style in his last race for Mitchelton-SCOTT at the Japan Cup today, attacking out of the leading group on the final lap before sprinting to victory. Well placed alongside teammate Jack Haig at the front of the bunch as the race came back...

Matteo Trentin wins stage five of the Tour of Guangxi

After consistent top ten sprint finishes so far in the Tour of Guangxi, European champion Matteo Trentin got everything right on today’s penultimate stage to claim his first victory for Mitchelton-SCOTT and his first victory in the European jersey. A first category climb with 25 kilometres remaining split the peloton, yet Trentin was able to arrive at the finish line...

Edward Theuns returns to Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo have announced that Edward Theuns will rejoin the team in 2019. The Belgian rider who last rode with Trek-Segafredo for the 2016 and 2017 seasons was a member of Team Sunweb this season. During his last season with the team, Theuns took stage victories in the BinckBank Tour and the Presidential Tour of Turkey and he is looking...

Joe Dombrowski extends contract with EF Pro Cycling

Joe Dombrowski has re-signed with EF Pro Cycling for the upcoming season. The American finished fifth overall at the 2018 Colorado Classic and sixth overall at the 2018 Tour of Utah. “It’s not a secret that the last couple of seasons have not been what I wanted results-wise,” said Dombrowski. “I’m focused on doing what I need to do to...

Trek-Segafredo DS Steven de Jongh sustains concussion following crash

Trek-Segafredo have announced that their Directeur Sportif and former professional, Steven de Jongh, sustained a concussion after crashing during a training ride yesterday near Girona in Spain. Earlier in the day, Steven’s wife Renée had posted a message on Twitter to ask for help in the search for her husband who went missing around noon. Strava records showed his ride...

Sam Bennett completes hat trick of wins at the Tour of Turkey

Sam Bennett completed a hat trick of victories on today's final stage of the 54th Presidential Tour of Turkey (2.UWT) in Istanbul. In addition, he also won the points classification. Eduard Prades (Euskadi - Murias) won the race overall, having overtaken Alexey Lutsenko (Astana Pro Team) on the last day. A fast start and fight to make it...

Bahrain Merida announce strong line-up to support Vincenzo Nibali at Il Lombardia

The Bahrain Merida team have announced a strong line-up for the last Monument of the season, Il Lombardia. Last year, Vincenzo Nibali soloed to win the Race of the Falling Leaves on the shores of Lake Como and the Italian returns to defend his title. Lining up alongside Nibali will be Ion Izagirre, Gorka Izagirre, Franco Pellizotti, Domenico Pozzovivo, Matej...

Sam Bennett takes consecutive stage wins at the Tour of Turkey.

Sam Bennett (BORA hansgrohe) took back-to-back stage wins at the Tour of Turkey today in Marmaris. The Irishman took the win in a sprint finish ahead of Maximiliano Richeze (Quick Step Floors) and John Degenkolb (Trek Segafredo). Today’s 137-kilometre took the riders from Fethiye to Marmaris, and a break of seven riders formed early on. Muhammed Atalay (Turkey), Ferit Samli...

Luke Rowe extends contract with Team Sky

Luke Rowe will spend the next three seasons with Team Sky after extending his contract through to the end of 2021. Rowe, who turned professional with the team in 2012, returned to top form this season following a serious leg break in late 2017. The comeback was complete when the 28 year-old was selected to ride his fourth straight...

Sam Bennett sprints to victory on stage 2 of the Tour of Turkey

Sam Bennett (BORA – hansgrohe) has taken the win on stage 2 of the Tour of Turkey today in Antalya, and has now taken over the race lead from Maximiliano Richeze (Quick Step Floors) following his second placed finish on yesterday's opening stage. The second stage covered 155 flat kilometres from Alanya to Antalya, and a group...

Toms Skujins wins Tre Valli Varesine

Toms Skujins (Trek Segafredo) won the Italian classic Tre Valli Varesine, outsprinting a select group of seven riders at the finish to take one of the biggest wins of his career. Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) led out the sprint, but Skujins played it perfectly, waiting until the final 150 metres to kick into high gear. He had enough to come...

Sam Bennett finishes second on Tour of Turkey opening stage

Sam Bennett has started the Tour of Turkey strongly with a second place on the opening stage. Fernando Gaviria (Quick Step Floors) had also been expected to contest the stage, but crashed with four kilometres left and suffered a broken collarbone. The opening stage of the race started and finished in the city of Konya with the riders covering 148.4...

Fabio Felline extends contract with Trek-Segafredo

Fabio Felline and Trek-Segafredo have agreed on a one-year contract extension through to the end of 2019. The 28-year-old Italian struggled this season and blood tests earlier in the year showed that he was suffering from the parasitic infection toxoplasmosis. Felline is very happy that in despite of this issue, the team confirmed their confidence in him by offering...

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Deceuninck – Quick-Step unveil 2019 jersey

Deceuninck – Quick-Step have unveiled their new kit for the 2019 season. The new kit, designed and manufactured by leading sportswear brand and long-time partner...

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