Tinkoff-Saxo’s Riis and BMC’s Peiper on Contador and van Garderen
Both Tinkoff-Saxo directeur sportif Bjarne Riis and his BMC Racing Team equivalent Allan Peiper have expressed confidence in their respective GC leaders for this Tour de France, saying that each rider has done things well since the Critérium du Dauphiné to arrive in good shape. The duo had contrasting fortunes in the French event; Contador […]
Team Saxo-Tinkoff Press Conference
GCN live streamed the Team Saxo-Tinkoff press conference on Monday 2nd December at 15:00 GMT. Bjarne Riis, Alberto Contador and Nicolas Roche were present with news on the future of the team which also announced Oleg Tinkoff’s new ownership of the team.
Rasmussen says Riis aware of doping
(AFP) Danish cyclist Michael Rasmussen has told anti-doping authorities Saxo-Tinkoff manager Bjarne Riis knew about widespread doping in his team, but the manager is unlikely to face disciplinary action, a newspaper wrote Thursday. Rasmussen had told anti-doping authorities that Riis had “full knowledge of the widespread use of doping substances in his cycling team”, citing […]