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In today’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily: Rohan Dennis flies to stage 3 win and overall lead in the Tour Down Under; Dani Diaz builds overall lead with stage 4 victory at the Tour de San Luis; Former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Geert Leinders handed lifetime ban for doping violations; Dowsett forced to postpone […]

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Jack Bobridge claims stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under from day-long break; Valentina Scandolara wins Santos Women’s Tour, Mel Hoskins sprints to stage 4 victory; Cavendish philosophical after missing out on stage in Tour de San Luis; Dowsett back training for hour record after broken collarbone; Domenico Pozzovivo hoping for top five at […]

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Marcel Kittel sprints to victory in the Tour Down Under People’s Choice Classic; Melissa Hoskins makes it two-from-two for Orica-AIS at Santos Women’s Tour; Jamildes Fernandes wraps up Tour Femenino de San Luis; Tour Down Under preview and favourites; Haussler confident heading into Santos Tour Down Under: “I’m happy with my form”; Robert Power signs […]

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Hour record: Post-surgery, Dowsett pledges to keep trying for original date

Although considerable doubt was raised about Alex Dowsett’s prospects of going for the world hour record on February 27 due to his crash this week and resulting broken collarbone, the Briton has said that he will still aim for the original date. Dowsett fell while training on Tuesday and suffered the injury, necessitating an operation […]

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Lauren Stephens wins stage 4 ITT at the Tour Femenino de San Luis; Dowsett’s hour record plans up in the air after collarbone fracture; Giant-Alpecin riders in training crash ahead of the Santos Tour Down Under; MTN-Qhubeka, Bora-Argon 18 and French trio of squads confirmed […]

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Dowsett’s hour record plans up in the air after collarbone fracture

Alex Dowsett’s planned attack on the world hour record on February 27 could be postponed or even abandoned after the rider suffered a fractured collarbone while training on Tuesday. The Briton’s Movistar team revealed early Wednesday that he had fallen near his home in Essex. “Pain in his right-hand shoulder forced Dowsett to be moved […]

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Dowsett announces hour record bid, wants to inspire others with haemophilia

Saying that his motivation is to inspire others who suffer from the same blood clotting disease that he does, Alex Dowsett and his Movistar team today announced the rider’s plan to break the UCI hour record on February 27. The time trial specialist will make his bid at the Revolution track meet at the Lee […]

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Santambrogio tests positive again while serving doping ban; MPCC states that six member teams face auto-suspensions if repeat doping cases occur; Uran decides on ambitious Giro/Tour dual programme for 2015; Jack Bobridge on his hour record attempt; RCS Sport reveals tough Tirreno-Adriatico for 2015; Look […]

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Jack Bobridge on his hour record attempt: “I’ll go to hell and back several times”

Reigning individual pursuit world record-holder Jack Bobridge announced yesterday that he will be attempting the world hour record. Today he announced further details about that attempt to better Matthias Brandle’s mark of 51.852km, set in October. Bobridge’s attempt will come on January 31, 2015 at the DISC Velodrome in Melbourne — the final night of […]

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: UCI still waiting for Padova file from CONI, keen to see any relevant Astana information; Jack Bobridge to attempt the Hour Record; Rohan Dennis declares hour record bid – “It is within reach”; Renshaw, Meersman, Bouet and Velits amongst Etixx – QuickStep team for Santos […]

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