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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history; RCS Sport announces return of its ‘Trittico di Autunno’ trio of races; Alpecin to drop ‘doping for your hair’ slogan during the Tour de France; Small to debut for Bigla Pro Cycling in the […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Froome’s Sky backup named in bid for second Tour; Bouhanni hopeful of Tour de France start; Cannondale-Garmin reveals Tour de France team and kit; Mark Cavendish reports injured shoulder from British national championships; Zwift and Richmond 2015 world championship organisers partner to offer interactive digital […]


Froome’s Sky backup named in bid for second Tour; Porte and seven others to support campaign

Chris Froome’s campaign to repeat his 2013 Tour de France victory was clarified somewhat on Monday morning, with Team Sky naming the eight riders who will back the Briton when the race begins on July 4. Australian rider Richie Porte has, as expected, been confirmed for what is his fifth Tour de France. He had […]


University of Sheffield says it is still working on Henao biological passport study, publication drawing closer

Over a year after Team Sky pledged that a research paper would be published in connection to Sergio Henao’s blood values, specifically the University of Sheffield’s conclusions that high altitude natives had different biological passport responses than other riders, the University has provided clarification on the situation. CyclingTips has been in contact with Team Sky […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Anti-Doping Denmark report finds Riis encouraged or tolerated doping, but Dane escapes punishment; Kittel inching back into form prior to Giant-Alpecin’s Tour roster announcement; Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad; Van Garderen’s backup named for Tour de France, Dennis […]


Team Sky plays down leaked Tour lineup, says it doesn’t accurately reflect final squad

A Tour de France shortlist which briefly appeared on the Team Sky website caused online discussion Tuesday, with the absence of several names being highlighted. However the team has insisted that the 11 man shortlist was published in error and is inaccurate, with the final announcement due on Monday. The list featured 2013 Tour de […]


Team Sky motorhome blocked by new UCI rule, Froome must use hotels during Tour

In a move which appears to be designed to directly address the use of the luxury motorhome pioneered by Team Sky during the Giro d’Italia, the UCI’s management committee has voted to block the use of any form of alternative accommodation during stage races. The UCI issued a press release Friday evening stating that its […]


Rowe signals Classics leader potential as Wiggins bows out

Buckled wheel, Bradley Wiggins behind, Geraint Thomas crashed out; Paris-Roubaix was wrecking Team Sky but, having buried himself for Wiggins throughout, Luke Rowe powered into the sunlit velodrome to sprint for his third Classic top ten, writes Jessica Lamb. After Thomas exited with 90km to go, the Welshman had been caught in the wrong half […]


Wiggins claims Pinarello K8-S bike is revolutionary: “The difference is unbelievable”

Unless you haven’t had internet access over the past couple days you’ll have seen Pinarello’s new bike that they hope will deliver a Sky rider to the top of the podium for the Tour of Flanders or Paris-Roubaix. The new frameset is called the Dogma K8-S. Much has already been written about the development of […]


Henao back in action after injury, Wiggins out of E3 Harelbeke

Sidelined since he was hit by a car at the Tour de Suisse last June, Team Sky’s Sergio Henao finally returns to racing on Thursday’s opening stage of the Settimana Coppi e Bartali in Italy. The Colombian rider suffered what were potentially career-ending injuries during his warm-up for the time trial at the Tour de […]