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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Rodriguez climbs to stage 3 Tour win on the Mur de Huy, Froome into yellow; Kump sprints to consecutive stage wins at the Tour of Qinghai Lake; Tour of Austria stage 3: Ciolek holds on to yellow jersey as Tanner wins; Lucinda Brand wins from nine-rider breakaway […]


Tour chaos sees rare race neutralisation, puts Cancellara and others out of race

Although he battled on to finish stage three of the Tour de France after a dramatic and horrendous crash, stage two race leader Fabian Cancellara had to finally call quits on his campaign on Monday evening after it was confirmed that he had fractured his back. The Swiss rider hit the deck hard in a […]


Ochowicz: BMC Racing Team still hopeful Phinney will return to competition this season

HUY, Belgium (CT) – There has been a period of silence from the BMC Racing Team about Taylor Phinney and his ongoing return from serious injury, but the team’s President Jim Ochowicz confirmed on Monday morning that he is continuing to make progress. Ochowicz spoke to CyclingTips on the matter and said that a 2015 […]


Rodriguez climbs to stage 3 Tour win on the Mur de Huy, Froome into yellow

HUY, Belgium (CT) – Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) has climbed to victory on a crash-affected third stage of the 2015 Tour de France, attacking on the Mur de Huy climb and holding off Chris Froome (Sky) and Alexis Vuillermoz (Ag2r-La Mondiale) to secure the win. Rodriguez made his move with 400m to go on the steep […]


Breakaway surprises on Giro Rosa ‘sprint stage’

In the first three stages, Lucinda Brand (Rabo Liv) finished second twice, but today Brand climbed on to the top step of the podium in Mantova. The Dutchwoman was quickest from the nine-rider breakaway that formed just after the day’s only categorised climb. Italians Valentina Scandolara (Orica-AIS) and Elena Cecchini (Lotto Soudal Ladies) rounded out […]


Carnage follows stage 3: Gerrans, Dumoulin and Bonnet abandon Tour de France due to crash, Cancellara injured

HUY, Belgium (CT) – Former stage winner and past yellow jersey Simon Gerrans (Orica GreenEdge) was one of several riders forced to retire from the Tour de France Monday due to a big crash which occurred approximately 58 kilometres from the finish. Also amongst those who are out are William Bonnet (FDJ) and the best […]


Froome and Contador the big winners in early GC shake-up

ZEELAND, The Netherlands (CT) – The 2015 Tour de France is only into its second stage but already there’s more than 90 seconds between four big favourites for the general classification – Chris Froome (Sky), Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo), Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) and Nairo Quintana (Movistar). On a stage that was dramatically affected by crosswinds and […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andre Greipel wins stage 2 of the Tour de France, Cancellara takes yellow; Megan Guarnier takes Giro Rosa lead after winning stage 2; Kump triumphs on stage one of the Tour of Qinghai Lake; IAM’s Enger celebrates his first professional win at Tour of Austria, […]


Greipel wins sprint battle for stage 2 of Tour de France, Cancellara takes over yellow jersey

ZEELAND, The Netherlands (CT) – Andre Griepel drew first blood in the battle of the sprinters on day two of the Tour de France, coming off Mark Cavendish’s wheel after the Etixx – Quick-Step rider jumped with just over 200 metres to go. Greipel – who was once a team-mate of Cavendish with the HTC […]


Updated: Adam Hansen injures shoulder in Tour de France crash

ZEELAND, The Netherlands (CT) – Adam Hansen’s journey towards completing a record-equalling 12 straight Grand Tours has been dealt a blow after the Lotto Soudal rider crashed with 56km remaining in stage 2 of the Tour de France. A visibly shaken Hansen said after the stage that he had been in the wrong place at […]