Rigoberto Urán

Cavendish, Uran, Martin and Kwiatkowski lead strong Etixx-QuickStep selection for Tour de France

One day after it was confirmed that Marcel Kittel will not compete in this year’s Tour de France, the lineup that Mark Cavendish and his team hope will bring him closer to Eddy Merckx’s all time Tour stage win record of 34 victories has been named. The Etixx-QuickStep formation for the Tour is not just […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Formolo wins solo on stage 4 of the Giro, Clarke takes the overall lead; Tom Skujins soloes to victory on stage three of the Tour of California; Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knock; Clarke continues Orica-GreenEdge’s monopoly of Maglia Rosa; Team Sky’s […]

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Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knock

Second in the past two editions of the Giro d’Italia, Rigoberto Uran’s chances of improving on that – or even of finishing on the podium this year – took a blow on Tuesday’s fourth stage when he lost contact with the other GC contenders and conceded time to them. The Etixx-QuickStep rider was distanced when […]

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2015 Giro d’Italia preview

It’s time for the first Grand Tour of the season. The 98th edition of the Giro d’Italia starts this Saturday and with a strong field and a very interesting course, we should be in for quite a show over the next three weeks. Mikkel Conde prepared this preview. The route Like last year, the 2015 […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Santambrogio tests positive again while serving doping ban; MPCC states that six member teams face auto-suspensions if repeat doping cases occur; Uran decides on ambitious Giro/Tour dual programme for 2015; Jack Bobridge on his hour record attempt; RCS Sport reveals tough Tirreno-Adriatico for 2015; Look […]

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Uran decides on ambitious Giro/Tour dual programme for 2015

Giro d’Italia runner-up Rigoberto Uran is set to target both the Tour de France and the Giro in 2015, with the Colombian deciding on a dual programme in conjunction with his Etixx-QuickStep team. Uran has placed second in the past two editions of the Giro and likes the look of the 2015 event. “I saw […]

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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 […]

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Uran out of Vuelta and will undergo specialist medical treatment to try to recover for worlds

He was one of the big contenders coming into the Vuelta a España but Rigoberto Uran’s race has ended five days early due to a worsening of the illness which has been affecting him in recent days. The Giro d’Italia runner-up finished second in the stage 10 time trial, beating all of the general classification […]

Cavendish returns from Tour injury in Tour de l’Ain, Uran also back in action

Just over one month after he crashed out on the opening stage of this year’s Tour de France, Mark Cavendish’s Omega Pharma Quick Step team have confirmed that he will return to competition next Tuesday in the Tour de l’Ain. The British rider has opted for the French event over this Sunday’s Prudential Ride London […]

Quintana calm, Uran accepting as Giro d’Italia GC battle draws to close

The two top riders in the Giro d’Italia, Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran, had their final head to head on Saturday when they crossed swords on the cruel ascent of the Zoncolan. The duo have both worn the Maglia Rosa in this year’s race and underlined their status as the two strongest riders when they […]