Chris Horner

Horner still in limbo over 2015 contract, is in talks with two teams

As was the case at this time last year, Chris Horner finds himself in a very uncertain position: unsure whether or not he will have a pro contract come the new season. Last Autumn the American rider had just won the 2013 Vuelta a España but, despite that victory, his 42 years of age plus […]


Lampre-Merida dismisses reports that talks have ended with Chris Horner

Responding to a report Tuesday by La Gazzetta dello Sport stating that Chris Horner would not be given a contract extension for 2015, the rider’s Lampre-Merida team has denied that any decision has been made at this point in time. “I think the info that La Gazzetta released was not correct,” team spokesman Andrea Appiani […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Valverde wins stage six of Vuelta a España ahead of Froome and Contador, takes back the lead; Dylan Teuns wins stage 5 of the Tour de l’Avenir, Miguel Lopez retains overall lead; Contador showing good form with third place on Vuelta’s first mountain stage; Despite […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Matthews wins stage three of Vuelta a España, grabs overall lead; Caleb Ewan wins stage two of the Tour de l’Avenir; Martin metres from first win of season at Vuelta a España, pledges to try again; Froome 10th on stage three, Brailsford says he’s impressed […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Bouhanni wins stage 2 of the Vuelta a Espana, Valverde takes overall lead; Tejay van Garderen seals back-to-back victories at the USA Pro Challenge, Alex Howes wins final stage; Chantal Blaak wins Open de Suede Vargada, adding to TTT victory; Victory for Alexander Kristoff at […]


Vuelta without defending champion as Horner blocked from starting by MPCC rules

Chris Horner’s aim of defending his Vuelta a España title has derailed even before the race has started, with the American rider blocked from taking part due to a drop in his cortisol levels. Horner’s Lampre Merida team is a member of the Mouvement Pour Un Cyclisme Crédible (MPCC) anti-doping organisation. It includes a requirement […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Tom Danielson wins the Tour of Utah, Cadel Evans wins the last two stages; Adam Blythe wins men’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic; Giorgia Bronzini wins Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix; Claudia Lichtenberg wins stage 1 at the Route de France; Rafal Majka wins the Tour of Poland; […]


Horner aiming to take second Vuelta title, promises spectacular racing

He finished 17th overall in the Tour de France but recovery from the illness which dogged him there plus improving sensations in the Tour of Utah – where he finished third on stage four – have given Chris Horner encouragement that he is on the right track towards the defence of his Vuelta a España […]


Froome, Quintana, Horner, Evans, Cavendish, Sagan amongst riders expected for Vuelta

Boasting a provisional start list which rivals or possibly even exceeds the level of that shown in the recent Tour de France, the upcoming Vuelta a España looks set to be a massive battle between some of the top names in the sport. The 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome (Sky), the runner up […]


Horner: The Tour is not over…Nibali is isolated

Chris Horner has said that he will dedicate himself to team-mate Rui Costa in the days ahead at the Tour de France, believing that the world champion has a better chance of doing something in the overall than he does. The American spoke to a cluster of reporters just after the end of stage 13 […]