Chris Horner

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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; […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Kittel – “Cavendish is still a very good sprinter…he is enemy number one”; David Millar left out of Garmin-Sharp Tour de France squad; Ted King returns to the Tour de France to support Peter Sagan; Movistar announces Tour de France team in support of Valverde; […]

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Horner to ride Tour of Slovenia before decision about Tour de France

The 2013 Vuelta a España winner Chris Horner’s chances of riding the Tour de France will hinge on his performance in the upcoming Tour of Slovenia, which begins on June 19th and runs for four days. Horner was due to target this year’s Giro d’Italia but was forced to ditch those plans when he was […]

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