Joaquim Rodriguez

Tour de France stage 12: Rodriguez solos to victory atop Plateau de Beille, Froome’s rivals launch attacks

Bouncing back after a disappointing performance thus far in the high mountains, Joaquim Rodriguez landed victory for Katusha on stage twelve of the Tour de France. The Catalan rider was part of the day’s big break and then made his move on the final climb of Plateau de Beille, attacking Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) and Romain […]

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Rodriguez climbs to stage 3 Tour win on the Mur de Huy, Froome into yellow

HUY, Belgium (CT) – Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) has climbed to victory on a crash-affected third stage of the 2015 Tour de France, attacking on the Mur de Huy climb and holding off Chris Froome (Sky) and Alexis Vuillermoz (Ag2r-La Mondiale) to secure the win. Rodriguez made his move with 400m to go on the steep […]

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Valverde triumphs in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, takes select sprint to the line

Completing the first Flèche Wallonne/Liège-Bastogne-Liège double since Philippe Gilbert won all three Ardennes Classics in 2011, Alejandro Valverde sprinted to victory on Sunday at the end of this year’s Liège race. The Spanish Movistar rider was quickest in a ten man sprint to the line, repeating his 2006 and 2008 titles by getting the better […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb wins Paris-Roubaix; Joaquim Rodriguez wins Vuelta al Pais Vasco; Lisa Brennauer wins Energiewacht Tour; Ramunas Navardauskas wins Circuit Cycliste Sarthe; Alex Edmondson wins U23 Tour of Flanders; Paddy Bevin wins men’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; Michaela Parsons wins women’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; UCI to […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Joaquim Rodriguez takes back-to-back stage wins at the Vuelta a Pais Vasco; Jolien d’Hoore wins stage 1 of the Energiewacht Tour; Manuele Boaro wins the queen stage of the Circuit Cycliste Sarthe and takes the overall lead; Lauren Kitchen solos to stage 2 win at […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb wins Milan-San Remo; Wouter Wippert wins stage 1 of the Tour of Taiwan; UCI announces extreme weather protocol; Michele Ferrari weighs in on CIRC report, suggests Armstrong test was covered up by UCI; Defending champion Joaquim Rodriguez out of the Vuelta Ciclista a […]

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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 […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Annalisa Cucinotta wins opening stage of Ladies Tour of Qatar; Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages; Boasson Hagen: The goal is to win more and more, including Roubaix; Full route revealed for Paris-Nice, Bradley Wiggins likely to […]

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Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages

Speaking one day before the start of the 2015 Dubai Tour, five of the top riders in the lineup have outlined their goals for the early season event. Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali is seeking to clock up his first win since taking his yellow jersey on to the Champs Elysees last July, and […]

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 […]