Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Vincenzo Nibali wins Il Lombardia with stunning downhill attack; Tom Boonen wins Sparkassen Münsterland Giro; Jan Bakelants takes solo victory in the Giro del Piemonte; Alexis Gougeard wins the Tour de l’Eurometropole; Neil van der Ploeg claims stage 2 ITT of the Tour of China […]


Samples of top five finishers in the Tour de France to be retained for ten years for possible retesting, 656 controls carried out during race

The first five riders in the general classification at the Tour de France will have their doping control samples retained for ten years in order to facilitate possible retesting. The Cycling Anti Doping Foundation (CADF) and the UCI announced the news on Friday, meaning that the samples of Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde, Vincenzo […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Cavendish ‘super excited’ to join Team Dimension Data, Renshaw and Eisel also confirmed; Kelly: A change of scene might be just what Cavendish needs; Farrar commits to helping Cavendish; Katusha’s Selig boosts Bora –Argon 18 sprint train; Simon Clarke: “I questioned whether I could be more motivated […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Report – Cavendish, Renshaw and Eisel to sign contract with MTN-Qhubeka on Tuesday; Despite ASO’s acceptance, no Tour de France for London in 2017; Simon Gerrans defends two-leader tactic after Michael Matthews finishes second at worlds; Brailsford signals Sky’s intention to win all three Grand […]


USADA clarifies Bruyneel status: Belgian remains banned despite absence from WADA list

Clarifying the situation after the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) excluded Johan Bruyneel from its list of banned support personnel, the US Anti Doping Agency (USADA) has said that the Belgian’s previous sanction remains. Speaking to CyclingTips, USADA’s Communications Manager Annie Skinner said that his absence from the WADA list doesn’t mean he can currently […]

Confusion over status of Johan Bruyneel and Eufemiano Fuentes in relation to sporting bans

They are two of the most notorious names in cycling but, at this point in time, there is a clear lack of clarification about the status of Johan Bruyneel and Eufemiano Fuentes. They were absent from WADA’s recently-published list of support personnel who have been banned from working with athletes and others involved in sport. […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s Daily News Digest: Villumsen finally steps up to gold medal position in elite women’s world championship time trial; Appelt take junior men’s time trial at world road race championships; Three year WorldTour licences and new races amongst new reform of cycling announced by UCI; Cavendish confirmed as official ambassador of Abu Dhabi Tour […]


UCI explains why Katusha won’t be suspended over second doping case

Although the announcement of a second positive in less than two months appeared to position the Katusha team for a suspension under the UCI’s regulations, the governing body has clarified why the team won’t be sidelined. The UCI introduced Article 7.12.1 last January, a rule which states that a team notified of two anti-doping rule […]


Caruso facing potential lengthy ban after positive A sample for EPO; Katusha’s Vuelta participation won’t be affected

The UCI has announced that the Italian rider Giampaolo Caruso has had a positive A sample for EPO, with retesting of a sample taken over three years ago showing traces of the banned substance. The Katusha rider – who was also racing for the Russian team then – was subjected to an out of competition […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Elia Viviani sprints to victory on stage 1 of the Eneco Tour; Lucy Garner wins stage 1 of La Route de France; Chris Froome confirms Vuelta participation; Velocio-SRAM comes to a close after four-year run; Horner critical of UCI after asthma TUE denied; The test […]