Fabian Cancellara

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Greipel wins final stage of TdF; Anna Van der Breggen wins Le Course; Protester stands in middle of the peloton; Car smashes through barrier on Champs-Elysees; Trek Factory Racing confirms interest in signing Cavendish; Cancellara may ride one more Tour de France before retirement; Richie […]


Trek Factory Racing: Cancellara may ride one more Tour de France before retirement

Although Fabian Cancellara said on the day he left the Tour de France that it was quite possibly his final participation in the event, his Trek Factory Racing team has confirmed that the Swiss rider might yet still line out in the event next season. Cancellara took yellow after stage two to Zeeland but crashed […]

Carnage follows stage 3: Gerrans, Dumoulin and Bonnet abandon Tour de France due to crash, Cancellara injured

HUY, Belgium (CT) – Former stage winner and past yellow jersey Simon Gerrans (Orica GreenEdge) was one of several riders forced to retire from the Tour de France Monday due to a big crash which occurred approximately 58 kilometres from the finish. Also amongst those who are out are William Bonnet (FDJ) and the best […]


Greipel wins sprint battle for stage 2 of Tour de France, Cancellara takes over yellow jersey

ZEELAND, The Netherlands (CT) – Andre Griepel drew first blood in the battle of the sprinters on day two of the Tour de France, coming off Mark Cavendish’s wheel after the Etixx – Quick-Step rider jumped with just over 200 metres to go. Greipel – who was once a team-mate of Cavendish with the HTC […]


Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad

Third, fourth and fifth in the past, a double stage winner and a former leader of the race, any possibility of Frank Schleck adding to his palmares in the Tour de France has been dashed with the announcement that he will miss this year’s event. He and the Trek Factory Racing team announced Tuesday that […]


UCI hour record: no upcoming attempts by Cancellara or Dowsett

With Bradley Wiggins adding a full 1.589 kilometres to the previous UCI hour record of Alex Dowsett on Sunday, some are predicting that the mark could stand for a long time. Wiggins himself has called on others to take on the new record, saying that it is better for the credibility of the test if […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Albasini wins stage 2 of the Tour de Romandie; Andre Greipel wins stage 4 at the Presidential Tour of Turkey; Michal Kwiatkowski in discussion with Sky; Rib fracture disrupts Marianne Vos’ return to racing; UCI sanctions for “motorised doping”; Four WorldTour teams, Drapac confirmed […]


Cancellara moves to next stage of recovery from vertebral fracture

Having been forced to miss the spring Classics due to the transverse process fractures he suffered to two vertebrae bones of the lower back at the end of March, Fabian Cancellara has been able to resume training. The Trek Factory Racing rider fell heavily in the E3 Harelbeke race on March 27, being forced to […]


Vertebral fractures confirmed for Cancellara, Classics season over

Fabian Cancellara’s Trek Factory Racing team has confirmed that the Swiss rider has suffered fractures to his back in his crash in Friday’s E3 Harelbeke and, as a result, that his spring Classics campaign is over. Cancellara had made winning the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix again the prime targets of his season but both […]


Cancellara’s Classic season in question as rider crashes out of E3 Harelbeke

Victim of a big crash which put several riders out of the race, Fabian Cancellara has been forced to retire from the E3 Harelbeke and faces hospital scans to determine the extent of his injuries. His Trek Factory Racing directeur sportif Dirk Demol has said that the Swiss rider will be unable to ride Sunday’s […]