Nathan Haas to lead Dimension Data at Flèche Wallonne

Following on from his fourth place at Amstel Gold Race last Sunday, Nathan Haas will lead Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka at Flèche Wallonne today and the Australian feels that the team should take advantage of their underdog status in the Ardennes classic. Starting out in Binche, the riders take on 146.5 kilometres in the lumpy Belgian terrain before they...

British Champion Adam Blythe amongst riders announced for Tour de Yorkshire

Race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and A.S.O have announced a host of big-name riders for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, with Adam Blythe, Luke Rowe, Nacer Bouhanni and Caleb Ewan among those set to compete. British Road Race champion Blythe who hails from Yorkshire will line up alongside former winner Lars-Petter Nordhaug as part of the Aqua Blue Sport team. Welshman...

Neilson Powless Wins G.P. Palio del Recioto as Eddie Dunbar Finishes Sixth

American Neilson Powless of the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team powered past Australia's Lucas Hamilton (Mitchelton Scott) down the finishing straight today to capture the 56th edition of G.P. Palio del Recioto. It was the sixth UCI victory of the season for Axeon Hagens Berman and the second of the year for the 20-year-old from Roseville, California, the "best young...

Philippe Gilbert ruled out of the Giro d’Italia due to injury

Philippe Gilbert has been ruled out of starting the Giro d'Italia next month, his team have announced. After spending the past 48 hours in hospital and undergoing further medical examinations following his crash in last Sunday’s Amstel Gold, which he won despite a minor right kidney tear, the Belgian has been released by the doctors and is now heading...

Dan Martin looking to become the first Irishman to win Flèche Wallonne

Over the past four years, Dan Martin has come close to victory at Flèche Wallonne on three occasions, finishing fourth (2013), second (2014) and third (2016). A specialist on the type of punchy climb used at the end of the race - the Mur de Huy - the 30-year-old, who so far this season has racked up a stage...

Peter Sagan to return to action at Eschborn-Frankfurt

Following on from a three-week break after his participation at Paris-Roubaix, Peter Sagan (BORA – hansgrohe) will return to action at Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt, which will mark his first participation in the German one-day race. The demanding 220km parcours in the Taunus mountains, with a finishing circuit in Frankfurt, will kick-start the second part of the season for...

Watch the final kilometres of Tro-Bro Léon 2017 (VIDEO)

The 34th edition of Tro-Bro Léon took place in Brittany yesterday and the race was won by Damien Gaudin (Equipe Cycliste Armée de Terre) who outsprinted Frederik Backaert (Wanty - Groupe Gobert) at the end of the 203.9 kilometres with Benjamin Giraud (Delko Marseille Provence KTM) taking third. Gaudin and Backaert had broken clear with fifty kilometres remaining and the...

Highlights of Urban Cyclocross Zürich 2017

The second edition of Urban Cyclocross Zürich took place earlier this month, and the races organised by EKZ Cross Tour were part of the Urban Bike Festival in the Swiss city. The course was changed this year to make it more compact and therefore spectator-friendly. Many of the top Swiss riders lined up in addition to a number of...

Philippe Gilbert to miss remaining Ardennes Classics due to kidney tear

Philippe Gilbert, the winner of Amstel Gold Race, will stop his Spring Classics campaign as a consequence of his crash during yesterday's race. Following the victory ceremony and the press conference, the Belgian Champion went to the hospital for medical examinations, as he still felt pain on his right side, a result of the crash in which he was...

“I’m really proud of myself today” – Nathan Haas on his fourth at Amstel Gold

Nathan Haas (Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka) finished an impressive fourth yesterday at Amstel Gold and later described the race as feeling like a "psychological breakthrough" for him. After the race, the Australian explained how his team helped him to ensure he was in a position to make it into the select group of favourites who broke clear of...

Philippe Gilbert outsprints Michal Kwiatkowski to take fourth Amstel Gold victory

Philippe Gilbert’s excellent start to the season continued today as the 34-year-old outsprinted Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) to win his fourth Amstel Gold Race, following the victories of 2010, 2011 and 2014, an achievement which took him to second in the all-time winners list, behind home rider Jan Raas. A 261km-course, with 35 climbs packed between Maastricht and Berg en...

Anna van der Breggen solos to victory at Amstel Gold (VIDEO)

Anna van der Breggen soloed to victory today at Amstel Gold after breaking away from a lead group of six riders which included her Boels-Dolmans team-mate Lizzie Deignan inside the closing kilometres. The Olympic champion finished fifty-five seconds ahead of the chasers with Deignan winning the sprint for second to give her team a one-two. Van der Breggen made the race-winning...