Bjarne Riis

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Domenico Pozzovivo wins stage 3 of the Volta a Catalunya, Pierre Rolland takes overall lead; Jelle Wallays leads Topsport Vlaanderen 1-2 at Dwaars Door Vlaanderen; Mirsamad Poorseyedigolakhour wins stage 4 at the Tour of Taiwan in Iranian domination; Saxo Bank CEO offers to mediate between […]

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Saxo Bank CEO offers to mediate between Tinkov and Riis and find a solution

Saxo Bank CEO Lars Seier Christensen has said he believes it is possible to resolve the current situation between Oleg Tinkov and Bjarne Riis, the owner and manager of the Tinkoff-Saxo team, and has offered to personally mediate between the two in order to find a solution. Seier Christensen has had a long business relationship […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Valverde triumphs on stage two of Volta a Catalunya, Paterski maintains GC lead; Wippert wins again at Tour of Taiwan as Bevin holds on; Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Riis is sidelined, but questions remain as to reason; Citing CIRC report, UCI says allegations against Zorzoli are unsubstantiated […]

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Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Riis is sidelined, but questions remain as to the reason

The Tinkoff-Saxo team of Alberto Contador and Peter Sagan has confirmed reports that Bjarne Riis has been sidelined from his position as general manager of the squad, but has moved to dismiss some of the reasons suggested for his absence from Milan-San Remo. The Russian squad, which was previously owned by Riis prior to its […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Maciej Paterski claims stage 1 at the Volta a Catalunya as favourites lose time; Patrick Bevin wins stage 2 of the Tour of Taiwan and takes the overall lead; Report – Riis suspended by Tinkov, could Dane be on his way out of the sport?; […]

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Report: Riis suspended by Tinkov, could Dane be on his way out of the sport?

Amid rumours that he could be facing a lengthy – or possibly permanent – ban from the sport as a result of the pending Anti Doping Denmark investigation into professional cycling, Bjarne Riis has reportedly been suspended from the Tinkoff-Saxo team by its owner Oleg Tinkov. Danish newspaper BT announced the news Monday, saying that […]

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Contador announces he’ll remain with Tinkoff-Saxo in 2016, Tinkov confirms it will be his final season

With is contract due to finish at the end of the current season, Alberto Contador, Tinkoff-Saxo owner Oleg Tinkov and general manager Bjarne Riis have announced Tuesday that the Spaniard will extend with the team for one year more prior to retirement. “For me it was something very important. I knew I could not wait […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In today’s Rocacorba Daily news digest, the first edition of 2015: Caleb Ewan and Chloe Hosking lead the Bay Crits ahead of final stage; Riis likely to learn fate soon in relation to Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation; Marcel Kittel interview – “It is going to be a challenging year for everyone”; Report – German mainstream […]

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Riis likely to learn fate soon in relation to Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation

A long-awaited doping report which will determine whether or not Bjarne Riis can continue his work in cycling finally appears close to being released, with the director of Anti Doping Denmark indicating that the outcome could be announced soon. Lone Hansen told the Jyllands-Posten publication that the current inquiry by the Cycling Independent Reform Commission […]

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Tinkoff Saxo team confirms plan to climb Kilimanjaro as part of off-season camp

Undertaking what will be one of the most unusual pre-season team-building camps in cycling history, the Tinkoff Saxo management have today confirmed that the riders and staff will together climb the 5,895 metre Kilimanjaro mountain early next month. In total 80 people will be part of the expedition, which will see them scale what is […]

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