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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Bouhanni secures UCI Europe Tour win with victory in Nationale Sluitingprijs – Putte-Kapellen; Henderson, Vanendert confirmed as staying with Lotto-Soudal; Report: 2018 world road race championships to be held in Austria; Optum signs Pate and Britton; Acquarone: I feel like a cycling whistleblower who was fired, then […]


Acquarone: I feel like a cycling whistleblower who was fired, then accused of doping

Almost two years after he was fired from his role with Giro d’Italia organisers RCS Sport, former race director Michele Acquarone has repeated calls for a full investigation into a missing 17 million Euro and reiterated claims that he is a scapegoat. The Italian, who was suspended along with others in October 2013 and then […]


Henderson, Vanendert confirmed as staying with Lotto-Soudal

As was already indicated by Greg Henderson in a recent interview with CyclingTips, the Lotto-Soudal team has confirmed that he will remain part of the squad in 2016. Also staying on board will be the Belgian Jelle Vanendert, a past stage winner in the Tour de France. Henderson is 39 years of age but remains […]

Cameron Meyer joins Dimension Data for 2016

Team MTN-Qhubeka, which will race as Dimension Data in 2016, has announced that Cameron Meyer will join the team in the new year after four seasons with Orica-GreenEdge. Meyer, a two-time Australian time trial champion, had a breakthrough victory in 2011 when he won the Tour Down Under as part of the Garmin-Cervelo team. The […]

Without Marcel Kittel, what are Giant-Alpecin’s new ambitions?

Giant-Alpecin may adopt a more all-round approach to the Tour de France next season in the absence of marquee sprinter Marcel Kittel whose contract has been dissolved. Kittel was the leader of the Tour team from 2012-2014 amassing eight stage victories but terminated his deal with the squad a year early stating its goals at […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: One Pro Cycling confirms Matt Goss signing; Boonen to start training again in a month; Marianne Vos unlikely to compete this cross season as recovery phase continues; Mont Ventoux to return to the Tour de France on Bastille Day 2016?; Is this the end for […]


Marianne Vos unlikely to compete this cross season as recovery phase continues

“She’s  just riding at the moment, not training,” said Henk Vos, the father of multi-world champion Marianne Vos when we ran into him at the World Championships in Richmond a few weeks ago. Marianne Vos will undergo some tests later this month to see how she’s doing and if she can start training again. The […]


Etixx – Quick-Step says Boonen’s season preparation could begin in six weeks’ time

Updating the situation after Tom Boonen said that doctors said it could be six months before he is able to start training again, his Etixx – Quick-Step team stated Monday that it believes the timescale could be far quicker than that. The squad issued a statement saying that Boonen had been given a green light […]

Boonen’s Classic goals under threat: ‘Doctors say I could be out of action for six months, but I think it will be a month’

The head injuries sustained by Tom Boonen on the second stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour could potentially derail his plans to chase Classic wins next spring, with doctors saying that he might be off the bike for an extended period of time. Boonen missed this year’s Classics after a fall in Paris-Nice, and was […]


Matt Goss confirms with One Pro Cycling, Australian begins new start

After one season with the MTN-Qhubeka team, Matt Goss is aiming to recover his past momentum with the One Pro Cycling team for 2016. The Australian and the squad confirmed the new deal on Monday, with Goss saying he is motivated by the thoughts of helping the British squad’s progression. “I’m really excited to join […]