IAM Cycling

Eleven new signings bolster new WorldTour team IAM Cycling, squad launched in Switzerland

Recently promoted to the WorldTour by the UCI and set for its biggest season yet in 2015, the IAM Cycling team unveiled its complete roster and tweaked kit in Saanen, Switzerland, on Thursday. The Swiss squad competed in its first Grand Tour in 2014, riding the Tour de France, and then went on to compete […]

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The Week in Bike #47 – Who Pays?

Who’s going to be in the WorldTour next year? How should the WorldTour even work? Who’ll support this team? How about all these doping positives? Pretty much every question in cycling boils down, in terms of accountability or in terms of revenue, to “Who Pays?”, and the answer isn’t always so clear or simple. We […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: IAM Cycling gets WorldTour licence, Astana and Europcar must wait for decision; Vincenzo Nibali, Rui Costa, Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara confirmed for Tour of Oman; Péraud almost quit cycling at 20 following doping accusations; Lance Armstrong at impasse with feds over evidence; GoPro tries […]

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IAM Cycling confirmed as getting WorldTour licence, Astana and Europcar must wait for decision

The UCI has confirmed the identities of sixteen teams which will have WorldTour licences in 2015, stating that IAM Cycling has satisfied the requirements to move up from the Pro Continental level and that two current WT teams, Astana and Europcar, must await the outcome of an ongoing review by the Licence Commission. Astana has […]

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Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to today’s Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Hill takes second stage win and race lead in Tour of Southland; Van Diemen wins stage four of the Tour of Taihu Lake; Horner looking elsewhere as Lampre-Merida confirms contract won’t be renewed; La Gazzetta claims Pantani’s body could be exhumed after […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Brian Holm charged with indecent exposure; No Tour de France for Boasson Hagen, nationals also ruled out; Lotto Belisol confirms Van de Broeck and Greipel to lead Tour de France squad; IAM Cycling announces its nine for the Tour; UCI reacts to TUE criticism, promises […]

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Rocacorba Daily

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 […]

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