Richie Porte

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Richie Porte withdraws from the Giro d’Italia; Contador – “A stage victory is secondary – I cannot jeopardise the GC”; Luca Paolini extends contract with Katusha; Jim Ochowicz calls for reduced peloton sizes to reduce the number of crashes; Orica-GreenEdge, Drapac to headline the Tour […]

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Injured Porte exits Giro d’Italia after GC challenge disintegrates, aims to rebuild for Tour de France

The move was predicted by some after his Giro d’Italia plans unravelled due to a puncture, a time penalty and a crash. Sure enough, Richie Porte confirmed Monday that he would not continue in the race, preferring to focus instead on the rest of the season and particularly on the Tour de France. “The Giro […]

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7 talking points from the second week of the Giro d’Italia

After 15 stages of the 2015 Giro d’Italia, the riders now have the opportunity to enjoy a second and final rest day. The second week of the race has provided no shortage of excitement and drama and with six stages still remaining, there is sure to be more to come. In the meantime, here’s what […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Landa climbs to stage 15 Giro win, Contador gains more time on Aru; Jesper Hansen wins the Tour of Norway; Mirsamad Poorseyedigolakhour wins the Tour of Japan; Kris Boeckmans wins the World Ports Classic; Michael Schweizer wins the Tour of Toowoomba; König takes over Sky’s […]

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Contador loses Giro lead as crash costs 36 seconds, Porte also delayed

Having gained time on Thursday’s uphill finish, both via splits in the bunch and also the bonus he picked up for second place, Alberto Contador’s apparent vice-like grip on the Maglia Rosa was dramatically lost on Friday when the Tinkoff-Saxo leader was delayed in a crash. He and Sky rival Richie Porte were amongst a […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gilbert powers to victory on Giro d’Italia’s 12th stage, Contador adds to his lead; Kristoff wins back-to-back at the Tour of Norway; Adam Phelan into the overall lead at the Tour of Japan; Lauren Kitchen wins stage 2 of the Tour of Zhoushan Island, moves […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Porte loses time on stage 10 of the Giro as Boem takes an unlikely win; Porte reeling after two minute time penalty drops him down to twelfth overall; Contador: I’ve had my bad moment and now Richie has had his; Henderson: Nothing I can do about Fabio […]

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Porte reeling after two minute time penalty drops him down to twelfth overall

Team Sky has pledged to fight on after its general classification rider Richie Porte was handed a two minute penalty on Tuesday which could cost him his chance of winning the Giro d’Italia. The Australian punctured inside the final ten kilometres of the stage to Forli. Stranded without immediate support, he was given a wheel […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Porte in “a fantastic position” after first week of the Giro; Alberto Contador – “Each day after my crash I’ve been getting better”; UCI releases English version of Astana Reasoned Decision; Inside Richie’s RV; Aru’s lawyer confirms legal action against Greg Henderson for Twitter comments; […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andre Greipel wins stage 6 of the Giro, Contador injured but retains lead; Mark Cavendish wins again at the Tour of California; John Degenkolb claims stage 2 of Bayern Rundfahrt, takes overall lead; Kirsten Wild takes back-to-back stage wins at the Tour of Chongming Island; […]

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