Diego Ulissi

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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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Viviani wins Coppa Bernocchi ahead of Pozzato and Ponzi; Pozzato makes case for worlds inclusion through Coppa Bernocchi runner-up slot; Biological passport: What can teams learn from the Tiernan-Locke case?; Degenkolb hospitalised after Vuelta, will miss world championship team time trial; Glittering world championship team […]

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Ulissi returns to racing but is then sidelined again after UCI requests disciplinary measures be taken

He’s been sidelined for months since the news broke in June that he was facing likely disciplinary action over a positive test for high levels of salbutamol. Despite that, double Giro stage winner Diego Ulissi returned to racing in the Coppa Bernocchi on Tuesday, finishing 22nd after helping Lampre-Merida team-mate Filippo Pozzato to second place. […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Diego Ulissi tests positive for salbutemol; Andy Schleck interview – “The criticism is sometimes a big issue”; Alejandro Valverde takes the backroads to the Tour de France; Fabian Cancellara wins his ninth Swiss ITT title; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Polish TT championship; Annamiek Van Vleuten takes […]

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