Andersen: Andy Schleck’s return to the top depends on him remaining motivated
Trek Factory Racing directeur sportif Kim Andersen has hinted that the reason for Andy Schleck’s ongoing reduction in form is due to the rider’s motivation levels, but believes that if he can remain focussed, that he can return to the top. The Dane is close to both of the Schleck brothers and has seen both […]
In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Peter Sagan wins stage 3 of the Tour de Suisse; WADA says UCI followed rules over Froome corticosteroid TUE; WADA appeals to CAS for longer bans for Johan Bruyneel and two other ex-US Postal team staff; Frank Schleck out of the Tour de Suisse with […]
Schleck out of Tour de Suisse due to concussion, Tour status unchanged
Trek Factory Racing GC rider Frank Schleck’s preparations for the Tour de France have received a setback, with the Luxembourg rider not starting stage three of the Tour de Suisse. His team have confirmed that due to a concussion suffered in a crash on Sunday, that he will not be able to continue in the […]
Frank Schleck Tests Pos
The UCI announced today that Frank Schleck tested positive for the presence of diuretic Xipamide based on the report from the WADA accredited laboratory. It said that Schleck has the right to request and attend the analysis of his B sample and he has withdrawn from the tour so he can concentrate on preparing his […]
News Shorts – 19th June, 2012
Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Schleck goes down swinging in Suisse battle; RadioShack’s Armstrong ties may be too strong for the Tour; US cyclists stand down ahead of Olympics; Pozzato also linked to Ferrari; Dombrowski conquers Gavia and Baby Giro; Cavendish celebrates first stage race victory; Festina to […]
A Forced Marriage?
On the surface it certainly appears like team Radioshack-Nissan-Trek is imploding at an irreversible rate and is becoming a complete farce. Is this a motivation tactic being used by Bruyneel? Or has he completely lost control?