Nairo Quintana

Vuelta a España: Teams to back Froome, Quintana and Valverde announced

The line-ups that will back the Tour de France podium finishers in their bids to win the Vuelta a España have been announced, with both Team Sky and Movister confirming their nine-man teams on Monday. Tour champion Chris Froome will be backed by two of the riders who helped him win the Tour, namely Welshman […]

Full Chris Froome press conference audio: Tour winner on racing, rivals and much more

Although the Tour de France doesn’t finish until Sunday evening in Paris, Chris Froome spoke at length to the media in the press room atop Alpe d’Huez on Saturday. Tradition dictates that the Tour winners’ press conferences always take place one day earlier than the finish on the Champs Elysees. This is both a recognition […]


Sean Kelly: Froome and Quintana may have had sleepless nights over possible tough weather conditions

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – With thunderstorms looking like a distinct possibility in the days ahead, Sean Kelly has said that some of the key race favourites will likely be unsettled by the prospect of slippery, tricky conditions and the realisation that this could greatly threaten their Tour chances. “If we get good weather, little […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Rasmussen claims cover-up prior to Anti Doping Denmark report, Sorensen admits past drug use; The fight between ASO, UCI and teams for the future of pro cycling; Contador plays down Route du Sud victory; Col du Galibier expected to be cut from Tour de France; […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Simon Spilak wins the Tour de Suisse; Alberto Contador takes overall victory at Route du Sud; Lisa Brennauer wins the Aviva Women’s Tour; Andre Greipel wins the Ster ZLM Toer; Amanda Spratt takes solo victory in the Giro del Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol; Quintana […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mark Cavendish wins a second consecutive stage at the Presidential Tour of Turkey; Froome, Nibali and Quintana to headline Tour de Romandie; Adam Hansen sets his sights on a new Grand Tour record; Michal Kwiatkowski keen to extend with Etixx-Quick-Step; Wiggins to face off against […]


History to be made at Tirreno-Adriatico as four key Grand Tour riders line out together for the first time

Billing it as a historic moment where the four Grand Tour winners will compete in the same race for the first time ever, the organisers of Tirreno-Adriatico have confirmed that Tour de France winners Alberto Contador, Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali plus the 2014 Giro d’Italia champion Nairo Quintana will all line out in the […]


Wiggins’ path to Paris-Roubaix and Sky swansong outlined, Quintana also for cobbles

Set to move to the new Wiggins team after riding Paris-Roubaix, Bradley Wiggins’ final Team Sky racing programme has been outlined and will see the Briton get things underway later this month. According to the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper, the Briton will begin racing in the Challenge Mallorca races. The first of those is on January […]


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba news digest: Quintana to defend title by beginning his season in Tour de San Luis; Book extract: ‘Pantani: Debunking the Murder Myth’; Storey confirmed as first rider to take on long-standing women’s hour record; Dowsett next to mount challenge on men’s record?; Torku-Sekerspor team becomes probationary member of MPCC; […]


Quintana to defend title by beginning his season in Tour de San Luis

Defending champion Nairo Quintana has been confirmed as starting the 2015 Tour de San Luis, with the Movistar rider deciding to once again begin his season in the Argentinean event. Although the Colombian’s main goal of the Tour de France will take place over five months later, team manager Eusebio Unzue isn’t ruling out the […]