Diego Ulissi

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Matthews wins stage 3 of Paris-Nice, takes overall lead; Adriano Malori wins Tirreno-Adriatico prologue; Andrea Guardini takes a third stage win at the Tour de Langkawi, Ewan maintains overall lead; CIRC report – Kimmage ‘would be astonished’ if Verbruggen lawsuit continues; Gerrans’ Spring Classics […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Greipel wins stage two of Paris-Nice with perfectly-timed sprint; Caleb Ewan gets stage win and yellow jersey in Tour de Langkawi; Contador announces he’ll remain with Tinkoff-Saxo in 2016, Tinkov confirms it will be his final season; Ag2r’s Lloyd Mondory positive for EPO, faces possible four year […]

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Lampre-Merida quits MPCC over Ulissi case

A standoff between the MPCC anti-doping group and the Lampre-Merida team over the situation involving the rider Diego Ulissi has led to the team announcing it is withdrawing from the group with immediate effect. Ulissi won two stages in last year’s Giro d’Italia but then tested positive for excessive levels of Salbutamol. His test, taken […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff takes a third Tour of Qatar stage victory; Lampre-Merida insists it hasn’t violated MPCC rules with retention of Ulissi; Cameron Wurf’s year away from the WorldTour; La Course by La Vuelta to go ahead after Belgium Tour changes dates; Lampre – Not re-signing […]

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Lampre-Merida insists it hasn’t violated MPCC rules with retention of Ulissi

Responding to Thursday’s MPCC statement which referred to its rule about not signing riders with bans of six months or longer plus the way that statement was interpreted, Diego Ulissi’s Lampre-Merida team has insisted it has done nothing wrong. “After having read today’s press release from MPCC after the Board of Directors meeting which was […]

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MPCC awaiting clarification from Lampre-Merida over plans to retain Ulissi

The MPCC has responded to a statement by Diego Ulissi’s Lampre-Merida team this week saying that he will return to competition with the squad in the Vuelta al Pais Vasco, with the anti-doping body saying that it is seeking clarification from the squad. In a communication issued today, the MPCC noted that all of its […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff takes a second stage win at the Tour of Qatar; Diego Ulissi to return to competition at the Tour of the Basque Country; Cancellara – retirement is approaching, but I’m enjoying the sport 100 times more than three years ago; Andy Schleck takes […]

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Rocacorba Daily

Fernando Gaviria outsprints Cavendish and Modolo to win stage 1 at the Tour de San Luis; Giorgia Bronzini survives Checker Hill to win in Campbelltown; Giro d’Italia wildcards announced: emphasis on Italian teams for Grand Tour; Cunego’s gamble pays off as Nippo-Vini Fantini get green light to pink race; CCC Sprandi Polkowice jubilant about wildcards […]

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Ulissi handed nine month ban over positive test but expresses relief

Double Giro d’Italia stage winner Diego Ulissi has said that he is pleased despite being handed a nine-month ban after testing positive for excessive levels of salbutamol, saying that the findings have shown he didn’t deliberately try to cheat. Under the ruling, the Swiss Olympic Association has handed him a ban stretching from June 25 […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Diego Ulissi to face disciplinary committee next month; Michael Matthews to skip Australian summer of racing; Simon Gerrans wins Oppy Medal as Australia’s best cyclist of 2014; Cycling Australia’s Tour de France Team of the Century; Kenny van Hummel announces retirement; FDJ reveals 2015 kit; […]

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