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Wild card teams announced for 2018 Giro d’Italia

RCS Sport announced today its selection of four wild card teams that will participate at the Giro d'Italia alongside the eighteen eligible WorldTour teams. Italian teams Androni Giocattoli-Sidermex, Bardiani CSF and Wilier Triestina - Selle Italia alongside Israel Cycling Academy are the four teams offered the wildcard entries. The Giro starts on 4 May in Jerusalem with a 9.7-kilometre individual...

Richie Porte wins on Willunga Hill as Daryl Impey takes overall lead (VIDEO)

Richie Porte (BMC Racing) took his fifth consecutive win on Willunga Hill on today's fifth stage of the Santos Tour Down Under as Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) took the overall lead. Porte now sits in second overall on the same time as the new race leader. Going into the stage, Porte was among 32 riders within 14 seconds of race leader...

Philip Deignan looking to support Chris Froome at the Giro d’Italia

Philip Deignan is starting his fifth season with Team Sky and the Irishman will be looking to support Chris Froome's attempt at winning the Giro d'Italia. He is set to start his season in Mallorca next week. Since joining the team, Deignan has ridden in a support role for the team and last year helped Sergio Henao to victory at...

Peter Sagan takes stage 4 win and GC lead at Santos Tour Down Under

BORA-hansgrohe had an excellent day at the Santos Tour Down Under today as Peter Sagan won the fourth stage and moves into the GC lead and Jay McCarthy climbs to third overall. It was an altogether more hilly affair on today’s stage. After the previous three stages had given the advantage to the sprinters, today’s route was one that the...

Le Tour de Filipinas postponed due to fears of volcanic eruption

The 9th edition of Le Tour de Filipinas (2.2), which was due to take place next month, has been postponed due to the possible eruption of Mayon Volcano, the organisers have announced. In a statement from the organisers, they said that "for the safety of the participants and everyone in the race entourage, organizer Ube Media Inc. has decided to...

Elia Viviani takes first victory for Quick Step Floors at the Tour Down Under

Elia Viviani capitalised on his Quick Step Floors teammates’ excellent work at the Santos Tour Down Under today to take a maiden stage victory at the Australian World Tour race, where he returned for the first time since 2014. It was the hottest day of this year’s race, with temperatures hitting 47 degrees, and for that very reason the organisers...

Vincenzo Nibali to lead Bahrain-Merida at the Vuelta a San Juan

The Vuelta a San Juan starts next Sunday with multiple Grand Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali set to make his season debut. The Bahrain-Merida line-up also includes Kanstantsín Siutsou who returns after injury. The South American stage race is now in its 36th edition. Seven stages, one more than last year, with a route that includes a number of flat stages...

Caleb Ewan wins Stage 2 of the Santos Tour Down Under (VIDEO)

Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-SCOTT) sprinted to victory on today's second stage of the Santos Tour Down Under as teammate Daryl Impey finished in second. It was the seventh career stage win in the race for the Australian sprinter. Once again, Will Clarke (EF Education First – Drapac), Nicolas Dlamini (Dimension Data) and Scott Bowden (UniSA) formed the breakaway with Jaime...

Will Clarke earns Most Competitive prize at Santos Tour Down Under

Will Clarke (EF Education First – Drapac p/b Cannondale) was tasked with getting into the break on the opening stage of the Santos Tour Down Under by his Directeur Sportif Tom Southam and the Tasmanian delivered. Within minutes of the peloton rolling out of Port Adelaide, a three-rider escape had taken shape. Clarke handily made the move that stayed...

André Greipel wins opening stage of the Santos Tour Down Under (VIDEO)

André Greipel (Lotto Soudal) has won the opening stage at the Santos Tour Down Under, the first WorldTour race of the year which was his seventeenth stage win in the Australian stage race. After two kilometres of the stage between Port Adelaide and Lyndoch, three riders - William Clarke (EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale), Scott Bowden (UniSA-Australia) and Nickolas Dlamini...

Bjorg Lambrecht prevented from starting Tour Down Under due to UCI Whereabouts admin error

Lotto-Soudal rider Bjorg Lambrecht has been ruled out of starting the Santos Tour Down Under due to an admin error, his team have revealed. The young Belgian had been due to make his debut for the team in the first WorldTour stage race of the season According to the UCI's Anti-Doping Whereabouts programme, all neo-pros in WorldTour teams need to...

Peter Sagan wins People’s Choice Classic (VIDEO)

Peter Sagan (BORA-hansgrohe) got his 2018 season off to the best possible start as he sprinted to win the People's Choice Classic in Adelaide today. The UCI World Road Race Champion outsprinted Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) and Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott) for the victory. The 50.6-kilometre race came down to a small group sprint at the end of 22 laps and in...

Flanders looking to host the 2021 World Road Championships

Flanders are looking to host the 2021 UCI World Road Championships, which would mark the 100th anniversary of the first amateur World Championships, according to Sporza and the application must be received by June. "Flanders is on course, but the World Championships has not been organised here since Zolder in 2002 and now we have the chance to get...

Eduardo Sepúlveda to debut for Movistar at home in San Juan

Eduardo Sepúlveda is set to make his debut for Movistar Team at his home race, the Vuelta a San Juan Internacional. The Argentinean who signed from Fortuneo-Oscaro has performed well at San Juan previously having finished 11th overall last year riding for his national team. He has also performed well in the past on home roads at the Tour de...

Philippe Gilbert aiming for Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix

After an incredible 2017 season, where he took victory in the Tour of Flanders, Amstel Gold and the overall at the Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde, Philippe Gilbert has stated that he will focus on different targets this season. “Flanders was a beautiful moment, but now is a thing of the past," said Gilbert. "It’s a new season with new goals, I...

The Col Collective take on the Col de Pailhères (VIDEO)

The latest video from Mike Cotty of The Col Collective sees him take on a climb which was only used for the first time in the Tour de France in 2003, but since then has been used another four times. It was most recently used in 2013 on the eighth stage when Nairo Quintana was first over the summit. Below...

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