Marcel Kittel

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff wins stage 2 of the Tour of Qatar; Oleg Tinkov brushes off concerns about Russia’s economic downturn; Cameron Meyer’s power file analysis from his Jayco Herald Sun Tour win; Why black is the new black – the rise of dark team kits in […]


The Week in Bike #54 – The Season Arc

Road season’s just getting going while cyclocross prepares for that last big bang. The circle of life, really, but with more awkward—especially where sprinting results, footed fencing, and US Weekly are concerned. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.


Kittel, Haussler and Gilbert turn thoughts to Tour of Qatar

After winning performances in Australia in January, Marcel Kittel and Heinrich Haussler are travelling to another warm location prior to knuckling down to racing in Europe, and will next target strong rides in the Tour of Qatar. Both riders have been confirmed for the race, which begins on February 8 and runs for six days. […]


Rocacorba Daily

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 […]


Marcel Kittel sprints to victory in the Tour Down Under People’s Choice Classic

Marcel Kittel (Giant-Alpecin) has begun his Santos Tour Down Under campaign in convincing fashion, winning the People’s Choice Classic in Adelaide’s for the second year in a row. Kittel went into the curtain-raiser criterium in Adelaide’s East End as the hot favourite and lived up to expectations, crossing the line first ahead of Juan Jose […]


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba news digest: Ewan and Weening to lead Orica GreenEdge team hopes in Le Tour de Langkawi; Kittel calls for more doping controls before key events, backs prison terms; Petacchi prolongs career with former Neri Sottoli squad, team now named Southeast Pro Cycling; Kreuziger case: UCI contradicts Tinkoff Saxo team […]


Kittel calls for more doping controls, backs prison terms

Eight-time Tour de France stage winner Marcel Kittel has called for an increase in anti-doping testing in cycling, saying that while the sport is already the most scrutinised, that he would endorse more examinations in order to build trust and to weed out cheats. The Giant-Alpecin rider was commenting in the wake of the Astana […]


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s Rocacorba Daily news digest, the first edition of 2015: Caleb Ewan and Chloe Hosking lead the Bay Crits ahead of final stage; Riis likely to learn fate soon in relation to Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation; Marcel Kittel interview – “It is going to be a challenging year for everyone”; Report – German mainstream […]


Marcel Kittel interview: “It is going to be a challenging year for everyone”

He’s been the dominant sprinter in cycling for the past two seasons but, as Marcel Kittel heads towards his first races of the 2015 season, he’s taking nothing for granted. The Giant-Alpecin rider talks green jerseys, rainbow bands, younger rivals and what it will take to defeat Sagan in the Tour’s points competition.


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Vinokourov makes claims of Italian and European bias against Astana; Kittel returning to Santos Tour Down Under; Jakob Fuglsang considered leaving Astana; Androni-Venezuela team riders undertake to pay large fine in case of doping positive; Katy Perry’s custom-painted Avanti; Dutch Headwind Championships; Bikes through the […]