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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo sprints to victory on stage 17 of the Giro; Matthias Brändle wins Belgium Tour prologue ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins stage 1 of the Tour des Fjords; Haussler takes highest finish since March on stage 17 of Giro d’Italia but is not satisfied; Astana, […]

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Porte in “a fantastic position” after first week of the Giro; Alberto Contador – “Each day after my crash I’ve been getting better”; UCI releases English version of Astana Reasoned Decision; Inside Richie’s RV; Aru’s lawyer confirms legal action against Greg Henderson for Twitter comments; […]

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Paolo Tiralongo wins stage 9 of the Giro, Contador retains maglia rosa; Peter Sagan wins the Amgen Tour of California; Giorgia Bronzini wins the Tour of Chongming Island World Cup; Alex Dowsett wins Bayern Rundfahrt; Brenton Jones claims Tour of Japan prologue victory; Evelyn Stevens […]

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In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI Licence Commission states withdrawal of Astana licence would not have been proportionate; US government wants to question Armstrong’s girlfriend over his lying; Martin reveals extent of Liège-Bastogne-Liege injuries; Contador says making history is crucial for him, sees Giro/Tour double as way to do that; Brailsford gives […]

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UCI Licence Commission states withdrawal of Astana licence would not have been proportionate

Almost two weeks after the UCI stated that its Licence Commission had turned down an earlier request to withdraw the Astana team’s WorldTour licence, the governing body has issued the partial reasoning behind the decision. While the full reasoned decision is yet to be released in English, being only available in French at this point […]

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Albasini takes a second consecutive Tour de Romandie stage win; Sacha Modolo sprints to stage 5 win at the Tour of Turkey; Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn cancelled after police foil suspected terror attack; Wiggins relishing new focus; Amgen Tour of California announces women’s […]

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Domenico Pozzovivo wins stage 3 of the Giro del Trentino, Porte retains overall lead; Astana under ‘strict monitoring’ but will keep WorldTour licence; Astana expresses gratitude to Licence Commission: ‘Our focus now returns to racing’; Tom Boonen to captain Etixx-Quick-Step at the Giro d’Italia; Organisers […]

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Astana expresses gratitude to Licence Commission: ‘Our focus now returns to racing’

Having either deservedly kept its licence or dodged a bullet, depending on your viewpoint, the Astana team has said that it will abide by the conditions set by the UCI’s Licence Commission in return for the squad being able to keep its WorldTour licence. “Astana Pro Team is grateful to the License Commission for the […]

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Astana under ‘strict monitoring’ but will keep WorldTour licence

Although the UCI stated on February 26 that it was requesting its Licence Commission to formally withdraw the Astana team’s WorldTour licence, that commission has now decided that the team should be able to retain its slot in the top rung of cycling, albeit with conditions. That commission today held a hearing with representatives from […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alejandro Valverde defends his Fleche Wallonne title; Anna van der Breggen wins Fleche Wallonne with solo move; Richie Porte wins stage 2 of the Giro del Trentino, takes overall lead; Report – further delays likely in Astana case; Fabio Aru “a wreck” following stomach virus; […]

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