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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Kristoff grabs stage one of Driedaagse de Panne; Kristoff gains confidence through manner of his win; Riis says goodbye to Tinkoff-Saxo; unclear if he hopes to continue in cycling; Tinkov on team’s and sport’s future: We need a boring, meticulous manager like Brailsford; Richie Porte: […]

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Kimmage Fund: Final judgement rendered against Aaron Brown, former UCI Overlord owes $85 thousand and counting

Having been found liable for the missing Kimmage Fund by the Massachusetts Superior Court last October, the person responsible for its theft, Aaron Brown, has run out of time to lodge an appeal. As a result final judgement has been rendered against Brown, the former user of the UCI_Overlord persona. According to Bill Hue, a […]

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Dowsett announces plans to try to break Dennis’ world hour record

Having been forced to cancel his initial plan to target the world hour record on February 27 due to a collarbone fracture, Alex Dowsett has now announced a new date for the attempt. The British rider, who is racing with the Movistar team, will attack the record in Manchester on May 2. “I’m thrilled to […]

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Riis says goodbye to Tinkoff-Saxo; unclear if he hopes to continue in cycling

Issuing a brief statement in the wake of his parting of ways from the Tinkoff-Saxo team, Bjarne Riis has bid farewell to the squad he owned for more than a decade and said that he is stepping back from media contact until he works out what he will do next with his life. The former […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: UCI – No decision has been made yet about Astana’s WorldTour licence; Astana team insists it is in “full compliance with the UCI’s ethical criteria”; McEwen on Ewan – “Who knows how far he can go?”; Bradley Wiggins will win Paris-Roubaix – Luca Paolini; Cyclist […]

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Astana team insists it is in “full compliance with the UCI’s ethical criteria”

Responding to a statement issued Monday which deemed inaccurate a media claim that the UCI’s Licence Commission had already decided to revoke the Astana team’s WorldTour licence, the squad has indicated it is fully committed to holding onto its slot. While the UCI said at the end of February that it wanted the Licence Commission […]

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McEwen on Ewan: “Who knows how far he can go?”

He’s a three time winner of the Tour de France’s green jersey and also clocked up twelve stage wins during his long professional career. Robbie McEwen is one of Australia’s best-ever riders and has given a thumbs up to what he has seen thus far from Caleb Ewan in his debut pro season. “He is […]

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UCI: No decision has been made yet about Astana’s WorldTour licence

Responding to claims made earlier on Monday by De Telegraaf, the UCI has denied suggestions that an outcome has already been reached in relation to the Astana team’s WorldTour licence. The Dutch newspaper reported that the UCI’s Licence Commission decided on March 20 that the team would be denied a WorldTour licence and also the […]

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Report claims that Astana will lose its WorldTour licence, must race as Continental level squad

Although the UCI Licence Commission is scheduled to meet on April 2 to determine the fate of the Astana team, De Telegraaf has claimed that the decision has already been finalised and that the squad will lose its WorldTour licence. The Dutch publication credits what it termed a senior person within the UCI as revealing […]

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Lizzie Armitstead wins Trofeo Binda to move into World Cup lead

Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) outsprinted a six-rider breakaway in Trofeo Alfredo Binda on Sunday, taking the lead in the UCI Women’s World Cup in the process. The victory continues Armitstead’s run of fine form and the Boels-Dolmans show of strength the week before the all-important Tour of Flanders, which Armitstead has long called a target. “I’m […]

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