Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Report – Armstrong understood to have met USADA chief Tygart, continuing efforts to have ban reduced; Injury causes further delays to Gesink’s season plans; RCS Sport’s director of cycling confident the Astana saga will be sorted before the Giro; Wiggins, Kittel and five WorldTour teams […]


Caleb Ewan video: “It’s a dream to one day, hopefully, win the green jersey”

To say Caleb Ewan has hit the ground running is an understatement; he’s only officially been a pro rider for two and a half months, but already he has clocked up four UCI victories and also landed four other wins in non-UCI events. Given that he is just 20 years of age and is the […]


Healthy hearts: why the UCI’s mandatory medical checks are important

In preparation for their 2015 season, Orica-GreenEdge last week held a training camp that saw much of the team ride from Central Victoria up to Canberra. As part of that training camp, the riders visited the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra to undertake the UCI’s mandatory annual health checks. Aaron S. Lee went […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Diego Ulissi to face disciplinary committee next month; Michael Matthews to skip Australian summer of racing; Simon Gerrans wins Oppy Medal as Australia’s best cyclist of 2014; Cycling Australia’s Tour de France Team of the Century; Kenny van Hummel announces retirement; FDJ reveals 2015 kit; […]


Bannan impressed by Ewan thus far, says Orica GreenEdge excited to help him develop

Speaking in the wake of Caleb Ewan’s second silver medal in three years at the world road race championship, Shayne Bannan has said that he is convinced the rider has the mental attributes to match his obvious physical talent, and that a big future is ahead. Bannan is the general manager of the Orica GreenEdge […]


Adam Blythe interview: How he clawed his way back to the WorldTour with Orica GreenEdge

After one year with a British Continental team, former Omega Pharma-QuickStep and BMC Racing Team rider Adam Blythe will return to the WorldTour next season after the confirmation of a contract with Orica GreenEdge. The 24 year old British rider has shown his speed on multiple occasions in the past and believes he will slot […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: John Degenkolb takes his fourth sprint victory on stage 17 of the Vuelta; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Tour of Britain’s fourth stage, moves into overall lead; Rigoberto Uran out of Vuelta and will undergo specialist medical treatment to try to recover for worlds; Robert Gesink leaves […]


Yates to withdraw from Tour de France, team delighted with debut

He’s ridden above his 21 years thus far in the race, and was involved in several breakaways including Saturday’s alpine stage to Risoul, but Simon Yates’ goal of reaching Paris will have to wait another year. The talented British climber told CyclingTips in recent days that he hoped to complete the race but would take […]


Bannan on Orica-GreenEdge: ‘It would be nice to get something out of the Tour, for sure’

Orica-GreenEdge manager Shayne Bannan has said that there are three prime opportunities for the team to chase a long-awaited stage win in this year’s Tour, outlining what he said were the best chances. “I think the most suited days for us now are Sunday’s stage, Tuesday’s stage and Friday’s stage,” Bannan told CyclingTips. “They are […]


Simon Yates: ‘I am quite an ambitious guy. I like to win.”

His longest stage race before may have been eight days, he may just be a first year pro, and he might be riding his first Tour de France, but Simon Yates again was in the thick of the action Saturday, being part of the large breakaway group which animated stage fourteen. The 21 year old Orica […]