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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Matteo Pelucchi claims stage 2 of the Tour of Poland, Kittel retains overall lead; Kiel Reijnen wins stage 1 of the Tour of Utah, Phinney third in his comeback race; Tom Danielson reveals positive test for synthetic testosterone; Vaughters, USADA comment on Danielson’s positive test; […]

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Updated: Vaughters, USADA comment on Danielson’s positive case for synthetic testosterone

Confirming the news of Tom Danielson’s positive A test for synthetic testosterone, Jonathan Vaughters has said that the rider will be sidelined pending the results of his B sample. The Cannondale-Garmin CEO issued a brief statement in the wake of Danielson’s earlier admission that there was a doping case against him. “Tom Danielson notified Slipstream […]

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Tom Danielson reveals positive test for synthetic testosterone

On the eve of the 2015 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, two-time defending champion Tom Danielson (Cannondale-Garmin) has revealed on Twitter that he has tested positive for synthetic testosterone. Danielson, who won the past two editions of the 2.HC-classified race ahead of Chris Horner, posted a series of nine tweets explaining the situation. “Tonight […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel returns to form with Tour of Poland stage 1 win; Barbara Guarischi wins Sparkassen Giro World Cup by a bike throw; Jempy Drucker wins Prudential RideLondon & Surrey Classic; Adam Yates wins Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian; BMC exploring legal action after Van Avermaet […]

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Brian Cookson: Rules about minimum wage for the women’s peloton could come soon

He’s previously said that he doesn’t believe that women’s cycling is in an economic position to have firm regulations about the payment of a minimum wage but with the sport developing, UCI President Brian Cookson has said that the time for that is growing closer. “I think we are making great steps now,” Cookson told […]

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Barbara Guarischi wins Sparkassen Giro by a bike throw

Less than 24 hours after winning the Prudential RideLondon, Barbara Guarischi (Velocio-SRAM) took her first World Cup win at Sparkassen Giro. The Italian sprinted across the finish line in Bochum, Germany ahead of Lucinda Brand (Rabo Liv) and Emilie Moberg (Hitec Products). Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) managed 11th place to maintain her spot atop the UCI […]

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Phinney speaks on eve of competitive return: “I feel great”

He’s been out of competition for 62 weeks following a near career-ending crash in the US national championships but Taylor Phinney has spoken with optimism prior to his return to action on Monday in the Tour of Utah. “I feel great. My weight is good and all of my power numbers are pretty good. I […]

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BMC Racing Team exploring legal action after Van Avermaet brought down in Clasica San Sebastian motorbike incident

One day after its rider Greg Van Avermaet had his chance of victory in the Clasica San Sebastian taken away when he was run over by a motorbike , his BMC Racing Team has said that it is exploring legal action over the matter. Van Avermaet had attacked in the final of the WorldTour race […]

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Greg Van Avermaet hit by motorcycle, San Sebastian victory chances ruined

BMC Racing’s Greg Van Avermaet’s chances for victory ended at Clasica San Sebastian when an in-race motorcycle crashed into him and put him out of contention while in the lead. Van Avermaet attacked on the last climb of the 219-kilometer race and had 15 seconds over his chasers with 600 meters to go when the […]

Emma Johansson inks two-year deal with Wiggle Honda; confirms plans to retire following Rio Olympics

Wiggle Honda announced a two-year deal with Swedish national champion Emma Johansson on Saturday. The press release issued by the team states that Johansson would make the move to the British-registered squad for the 2016-2017 seasons but includes a quote from Johansson that indicates she plans to retire following the 2016 Rio Olympics. Why a […]

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