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Mikel Landa withdraws from Paris-Nice

Mikel Landa (Team Bahrain McLaren) will not compete at this year’s Paris-Nice due to an injury he sustained last month. On the 1st of February, Landa suffered a cracked rib during an incident with a car while training. Officials from the medical team have determined the injury, although minor, will take some time to heal. Mikel, along with the team’s...

Sam Bennett and Julian Alaphilippe to lead Deceuninck – Quick-Step at Paris-Nice

Former winner of both the points and best young rider jerseys at Paris-Nice, Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) will be joined at this year's race by seven teammates: national champions Sam Bennett, a three-time stage winner here, Michael Mørkøv, and Bob Jungels, Zdenek Stybar, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne victor Kasper Asgreen, Tim Declercq and Yves Lampaert, two other riders who have enjoyed...

EvoPro Racing Announces 2020 Team Roster

EvoPro Racing, the Irish professional cycling team, opens the 2020 season this coming weekend at Grote Prijs Jean-Pierre Monseré (1.1 UCI) in Belgium. The team starts its second season with four riders returning from its 2019 roster, including Dutch sprinter Wouter Wippert and Irishman Aaron Kearney. A number of young cyclists join the program for 2020, including the Brazilian...

Team INEOS announce temporary withdrawal from racing

Team INEOS have today taken the decision to withdraw temporarily from all racing until the Volta a Catalunya on March 23. They have notified the UCI that they will not be competing in any races during this period. In a statement released this evening, they said: "We have taken this decision given the unique set of circumstances we are...

Mitchelton-SCOTT withdraw from forthcoming races including Strade Bianche

Mitchelton-SCOTT has announced that they will withdraw its teams from the next period of racing, regardless of the individual Government Regulations in place in relation to the ongoing spread of Covid-19. Amongst the races they will now no longer be taking part in are Strade Bianche, Paris-Nice, Ronde van Drenthe and Milan-San Remo. The news follows on from announcements...

Route details announced for 2020 Rás Tailteann

The much-anticipated return to the Irish Cycling calendar of the Rás Tailteann after a year’s absence in 2019 took another step forward with the announcement of the route of the 2020 Rás Tailteann today. The 67th edition of the race will travel clockwise around Ireland with stage finishes in Horse and Jockey, Castleisland, Lisdoonvarna, Kilbeggan, before starting the final stage...

Conn McDunphy edged out for win at Route Bretonne (VIDEO)

Conn McDunphy (CC Nogent sur Oise) came close to taking a big win in France today as he finished in second place at the 40th edition of the Route Bretonne-Souvenir Loïc Le Flohic (National Elite), which took place over a 151.8-kilometre parcours between Grand-Champ and Saint-Avé (Morbihan). The Irishman was just edged out for the win by Greek rider Stylianos...

Jasper Stuyven wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) got his classics campaign off to a perfect start as he won a two-up sprint over Yves Lampaert (Deceuninck-Quick Step) to claim the win in the first Classic of the season, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. “I told the team that we needed to be in the front all day, and I think the focus from start to finish...

Trinity Racing Announces Road Team for 2020 Season

Following on from a very successful Cyclo-cross season, TRINITY Racing have confirmed that they will also compete on the road over the coming season. The new TRINITY Racing road team, registered as a British club team, will be led by World Cyclo-cross silver medallist and U23 Paris-Roubaix winner, Tom Pidcock. After an impressive winter racing against the Elites, Tom...

Final UAE Tour stages cancelled due to coronavirus cases at the race

The organisers of the UAE Tour have announced the cancellation of the final two stages of the race after two staff on an Italian team had tested positive for coronavirus. The decision means that Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) takes the overall win, as he had finished the fifth stage in the race lead and was 1'01" ahead of Tadej Pogačar (UAE-Team...

Sam Bennett to lead Deceuninck – Quick-Step at the UAE Tour

Following on from a successful start to the season in Australia, Sam Bennett (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) will be looking for more victories at the third World Tour stop of the season, the UAE Tour, which takes place between 23-29 February. Wins at the Tour Down Under and Race Torquay served as confirmation of the Irish Champion’s solid form in the...

Luke Rowe extends contract with Team INEOS

Team INEOS have confirmed that Luke Rowe has extended his contract with the team for the next four seasons. Rowe joins Tour de France winner Egan Bernal in signing until the end of 2023. He said: “Obviously this new contract extension shows a lot of commitment from myself and the Team. I turned pro here; I’ve been here from day...

Nicolas Roche to return to action at the Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var

Nicolas Roche (Team Sunweb) is set to make his 2020 debut at the Tour Cycliste International du Var et des Alpes Maritimes (2.1) this week which will mark his first race since crashing out of the Vuelta a España last year. The Irishman, who held the Maillot Rojo leader’s jersey for three days, crashed on the sixth stage of...

Shane Archbold wins New Zealand Road Race title

Shane Archbold (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) sprinted to an emphatic win today at the New Zealand National Championships, held in Cambridge, over a 173-kilometre long course. Sunday’s race was divided into two halves: a hilly first half featuring two ascents of the Muangakawa Road (2.9km, 8.3%) and a pan-flat second half consisting of five laps. It was there, with 60...

Vincenzo Nibali to make Trek-Segafredo debut at the Volta ao Algarve

Vincenzo Nibali will make his debut in Trek-Segafredo colours at the Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta (2.Pro) starting 19 February, where he will lead the team alongside Bauke Mollema. It follows on from a two-week training camp at altitude at Teide. "Although I have many season debuts behind me, doing it with a new team brings a touch of serene...

Xandro Meurisse wins opening stage of the Vuelta Ciclista a la Región de Murcia

Xandro Meurisse (Circus-Wanty Gobert-Tormans) won today's opening stage of the Vuelta Ciclista a la Region de Murcia (2.1) at the summit finish of Caravaca de la Cruz. The Belgian was part of the early breakaway of eleven riders and with many of the top teams represented, the advantage gradually grew past 10 minutes. The other riders in the break were...

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