Ivan Basso

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March; Contador: Winning the Giro and Tour would mean my career would be remembered more; Tour de San Luis talents Gaviria and Contreras sign two year contracts with Etixx-QuickStep; Lotto-Soudal doctor calls for […]


Basso handed protected slot on Tinkoff-Saxo squad for GP Lugano: “Our goal is to win”

He’s now 37 years of age and last season had a noticeably quieter year than before. However Ivan Basso’s move to the Tinkoff-Saxo team appears to have boosted his morale and performances, and he has now been named the team’s top protected rider for the GP Lugano on Sunday. Announcing the lineup today, Tinkoff-Saxo said […]


With high ambitions, Contador and Basso to get season underway Wednesday

Last year’s Vuelta a España winner Alberto Contador and the former double Giro d’Italia champion Ivan Basso both make their 2015 season debuts in the Vuelta a Andalucia on Wednesday, with the former looking to test his form against Tour rival Chris Froome and the latter seeking to help his new team-mate to win. Basso […]


Basso signs for Tinkoff Saxo, Castroviejo and Visconti extend with Movistar Team

The long-rumoured deal between Ivan Basso and the Tinkoff Saxo team has been finalised Tuesday, with the squad making it official that he will be part of the setup for two years. The two-time Giro d’Italia winner is reuniting with Bjarne Riis, many years after he left in 2006 due to his involvement in Operacion […]


Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to your Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Majka takes Tour of Poland stage 5; Guardini wins stage two of Tour of Denmark; Tom Danielson wins Tour of Utah stage 4; Contador recovery moving quicker than rider and team have claimed?; WADA: provisional suspension handed to Kreuziger doesn’t contravene anti-doping […]