Joaquim Rodriguez

Tour de France winner Nibali, past world champions Costa, Boonen and Cancellara confirmed for Tour of Oman

It remains to be seen if his Astana team will be given a WorldTour licence for 2015 and, with it, invites to the WT events. However Tour de France organiser ASO has confirmed that Vincenzo Nibali will compete in next season’s Tour of Oman, heading there as the headline rider. “The Tour of Oman holds […]


Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to our Wednesday edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Nys, Cant both well clear of rest of field in winning Jaarmarktcross Niel; Froome: ‘There will always be ups and downs in everyone’s career’; Video: Tour De France champion Nibali confirms plans to begin 2015 season with Dubai […]


Contador ‘confident’ despite losing time to Valverde and Rodriguez

It was a day where he could have moved closer to the final overall victory had Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) worked with him to distance a struggling Chris Froome. Instead, neither rider would pull with the Tinkoff Saxo leader after the Briton was dropped, with both marking him, attacking on a couple […]


Rodriguez fired up for Vuelta: “My desire to ride at the front is enormous”

Having held back prior to the Tour de France and given up the possibility of riding for general classification there, Joaquim Rodriguez is now at the start of his major objective of the season. The Spanish rider will lead the Katusha team in the race and, after finishing third, third, fourth, sixth and seventh in […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Bradley Wiggins wins UK national TT title, won’t race the Tour de France; Dan Martin confirms no Tour, will focus on Vuelta and worlds; Robert Gesink returns to racing after heart surgery; Katusha announces Tour de France squad; Sam Bennett disappointed to miss out on […]


Giro Di Lombardia In Photos

Last night the Giro Di Lombardia was held which signals the final race of the European season. Only 53 of the 199 starters managed to finish the race in the pouring rain and treacherous conditions with the winner being none other than Joaquim Rodriguez. Here’s a summary of the race in photos.