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Phil Bauhaus wins the inaugural Saudi Tour

Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain - McLaren) has won the inaugural Saudi Tour (2.1) after taking victory on the final stage of the five-day race, overtaking previous race leader Nacer Bouhanni (Team Arkéa Samsic). The last stage of the race started from Princess Nourah University, consisting of a flat 144 kilometres passing through the centre of Riyadh and finishing by Al...

Jai Hindley wins the Jayco Herald Sun Tour

Jai Hindley (Team Sunweb) secured the general classification at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour today after finishing safely in the lead group on the final stage in Melbourne. The foundations for Hindley’s win were set on stage two and the summit finish of Falls Creek. After some great work throughout the day Team Sunweb set a strong tempo on the...

Jack Haig takes over race lead at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Yesterday's fifth place finisher Jack Haig (Mitchelton-SCOTT) moved into the race lead at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana today, after finishing in 12th position in the bunch sprint and as the highest placed rider from the general classification, on a day that came down to countback. With no time bonuses awarded on the finish line, stage placings have become...

Mads Pedersen signs contract extension with Trek-Segafredo

Mads Pedersen, the reigning road World Champion, has signed a two-year contract extension with Trek-Segafredo and will continue to represent the US-registered ProTeam through the end of the 2022 season. The new agreement sees the 24-year-old Dane commit to a six-year tenure at Trek-Segafredo, where he has raced since 2017. The support and belief showed to him by Trek-Segafredo...

Alberto Dainese wins opening stage of the Herald Sun Tour

The Jayco Herald Sun Tour got underway today with an almost pancake-flat 121 kilometre long stage from Nagambie to Shepparton. A fierce pace was set at the head of the peloton after the flag dropped as teams looked to form the day’s breakaway, before a group of five riders escaped after 20 kilometres of action. The race then settled into...

Top triathlete Cameron Wurf signs for Team INEOS

Team INEOS have confirmed the signing of world-class triathlete Cameron Wurf, who will make his debut in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on Sunday. The world-record holder of the bike leg in the Ironman World Championships, Wurf will fill the vacant spot on the Team’s roster following the forced early retirement of Vasil Kiryienka. He will race for...

Emanuel Buchmann wins Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana

Emanuel Buchmann (BORA – hansgrohe) was victorious on the second day of Challenge Mallorca as he soloed to the win at the Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana (1.1). After a first day made for the sprinters, the second day of the series of races brought the peloton into the mountains on a 160.5-kilometre parcours from Sóller to Deià. An early break...

Vasil Kiryienka announces his retirement

Vasil Kiryienka (Team INEOS) has announced his retirement from professional cycling, following medical advice regarding a cardiac issue. The 38 year-old Belarusian missed the start of last season owing to a cardiac anomaly, only to return to competitive racing at the Tour de Romandie in 2019. He went on to enjoy success at the European Games time trial in his...

Matteo Moschetti wins European season opener at the Challenge Mallorca

Trek-Segafredo kicked off their European season in style as young Italian sprinter Matteo Moschetti won the first day of the four-day Challenge Mallorca on Thursday. Moschetti took the win ahead of Pascal Ackermann (BORA - hansgrohe) and Jon Aberasturi (Caja Rural - Seguros RGA). "Alexander Kamp did a real good job to control the race, and then, in the end,...

Sam Bennett wins inaugural Race Torquay

Sam Bennett (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) confirmed his good form, as he won the inaugural Race Torquay making it two victories in January, following on from his victory at the Tour Down Under. The race consisted of ten laps of an undulating 13.3km circuit following a clockwise direction. “This success makes me very happy and feeds my confidence ahead of Sunday,...

Remco Evenepoel takes his first victory of the season at the Vuelta a San Juan

Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck – Quick-Step rider) has taken his first victory of the season and the sixth of his pro career on the 15.2-kilometre individual time trial at the Vuelta a San Juan. The 20-year-old confirmed his favourite tag, putting in an impressive ride that saw him record the fastest time at the intermediate checkpoint and set the early mark...

Caleb Ewan takes second stage win at the Santos Tour Down Under

Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) proved fastest at the end of stage 4 of the Santos Tour Down Under, coming past Sam Bennett (Deceuninck - Quick Step) and winning by a bike length ahead of the Irish champion and Belgian Jasper Philipsen (UAE-Team Emirates). For Ewan it’s his second stage win in his first stage race of the season, and...

Caleb Ewan wins stage 2 of the Tour Down Under

With a perfectly timed jump, Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) won stage 2 in the Santos Tour Down Under, a stage from Woodside to Stirling. In the traditional uphill sprint in Stirling, Ewan was faster than 2019 champion Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) and Nathan Haas (Cofidis, Solutions Crédits). The victory was the right answer to his disappointing seventh place in stage...

Sam Bennett takes first win for Deceuninck – Quick-Step at the Tour Down Under

Sam Bennett has taken his first ever victory at the Tour Down Under after a hectic and messy sprint in Tanunda, where the race returned after seven years. It also marked his first victory with his new team - Deceuninck – Quick-Step. Bennett was the first of the fast men to launch the sprint, with around 250 metres to go,...

Remco Evenepoel to make his Grand Tour debut at the Giro d’Italia

Remco Evenepoel will be handed his Grand Tour debut four months from now at the Giro d’Italia, his Deceuninck – Quick-Step team have announced. Winner of five races in his first season – including the Tour of Belgium, Clasica San Sebastian and the European ITT Championships – the soon to be 20-year-old Evenepoel will be one of the youngest riders...

Cycling Ireland announce details of Road & Track Athlete Development Programme

Cycling Ireland have today announced details of their Road & Track Athlete Development Programme which is focused on developing highly talented road and track cyclists who have the potential to compete at the highest level of the sport, achieving medal success at World and Olympic level. Being piloted in 2020 the programme will prepare athletes for competition at the senior...

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