Sacha Modolo

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo sprints to victory on stage 17 of the Giro; Matthias Brändle wins Belgium Tour prologue ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins stage 1 of the Tour des Fjords; Haussler takes highest finish since March on stage 17 of Giro d’Italia but is not satisfied; Astana, […]


Modolo fastest of the sprinters on stage 17 of Giro d’Italia, Contador holds lead

One day after Mikel Landa (Astana) became the first rider to notch up two stage wins in the 2015 Giro d’Italia, Sacha Modolo did the same when he was first to the line in Lugano on Wednesday. The Italian benefited from a perfect leadout from his Lampre-Merida squad, being put in a strong position with […]

Modolo wins Giro d’Italia stage 13, Aru takes over from Contador after crash delay

Italian rider Sacha Modolo (Lampre-Merida) beat Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Factory Racing), Elia Viviani (Team Sky) and a number of other sprinters to win stage 13 of the Giro d’Italia but the biggest news of the race to Jesolo was a large crash which brought down race leader Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo), Sky leader Richie Porte and […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Albasini takes a second consecutive Tour de Romandie stage win; Sacha Modolo sprints to stage 5 win at the Tour of Turkey; Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn cancelled after police foil suspected terror attack; Wiggins relishing new focus; Amgen Tour of California announces women’s […]


Modolo scoops first win of the season in Tour of Turkey, Rebellin extends lead

Picking up his debut victory of 2015 after a long wait, Italian sprinter Sacha Modolo timed his sprint perfectly on the slightly uphill rise to the line on stage five of the Presidential Tour of Turkey. The Lampre-Merida rider raced in ahead of Carlos Barbero (Caja Rural – Seguros RGA) and Jay McCarthy (Tinkoff – […]

Rocacorba Daily

Fernando Gaviria outsprints Cavendish and Modolo to win stage 1 at the Tour de San Luis; Giorgia Bronzini survives Checker Hill to win in Campbelltown; Giro d’Italia wildcards announced: emphasis on Italian teams for Grand Tour; Cunego’s gamble pays off as Nippo-Vini Fantini get green light to pink race; CCC Sprandi Polkowice jubilant about wildcards […]


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba news digest: Modolo takes final stage of Tour of Beijing as Gilbert triumphs overall; Important career success for Gilbert in Tour of Beijing; Movistar hails most successful season ever, secures individual and team victory in WorldTour; Report: Ag2r La Mondiale team earns nearly tenfold publicity return for main sponsor


Tour de France preview

The wait is over. This year’s Tour de France is at the door and we should be in for quite a show. Most likely, this will be the best fight for the overall win that we have seen in decades. In this post Mikkel Conde previews the route, the race and the riders that we […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Sacha Modolo wins stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse; Philippe Gilbert wins Ster ZLM Toer prologue; Will Clarke wins stage 2 of the Tour of Iran, takes overall lead; Wiggins’ Tour hopes fade after Tour de Suisse crash; Nicolas Roche – “It’s going to […]