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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 […]

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Why black is the new black; the rise of dark team kits in the peloton

You can have any colour as long as it’s black. Henry Ford was talking about cars and not cycling jerseys but, over one hundred years on from that famous quote, it appears that some cycling teams are taking things literally. Consider the multitude of black and dark team kits in evidence this season. Many teams […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Joe Cooper claims stage 1 victory at the New Zealand Cycle Classic; Astana report expected in early February; Lawson Craddock heads home after TDU crash; Teams announced for the Tour de Langkawi; Doping in sport is a public health issue – WADA chief; What is […]

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The Week in Bike #53 – CGFYN News

This Week’s The Week in Bike will not be seen, so that we might instead bring you this special news presentation.

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Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily: Rohan Dennis flies to stage 3 win and overall lead in the Tour Down Under; Dani Diaz builds overall lead with stage 4 victory at the Tour de San Luis; Former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Geert Leinders handed lifetime ban for doping violations; Dowsett forced to postpone […]

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Leinders on lifetime ban: “I consider myself innocent”

Reacting to the lifetime ban handed down upon him by the American Arbitration Association today, former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Geert Leinders appears dismissive of the outcome. “As a physician, I consider myself innocent in this matter,” he said, according to NOS. He also made clear that the lifetime ban would have minimal impact […]

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Former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Leinders handed lifetime ban for doping violations

Geert Leinders, former head doctor of the Rabobank team and also a past consultant doctor to Team Sky, has been handed a lifetime ban after being found guilty of repeated doping practices while with the Dutch team. The US Anti Doping Agency (USADA), Anti-Doping Denmark (ADD) and Anti-Doping Authority Netherlands (Doping autoriteit) jointly announced today […]

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Froome: The thoughts of Contador training push me to work harder

Having been beaten by Alberto Contador during last year’s Vuelta a España, Chris Froome has said that he is psyched by the thoughts of the rider he considers to be his greatest rival and driven to dig in harder during training rides in order to be able to beat him. Like his Spanish rival, the […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Heinrich Haussler wins elite men’s road race at the Australian Road Nationals; Peta Mullens wins elite women’s road race at the Australian Road Nationals; Miles Scotson does U23 men’s time trial and road race double; Joe Cooper leads Avanti 1-2-3 in New Zealand National Road […]

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Porte to fight for Santos Tour Down Under win with strong Sky backing

Keen to get his season off to a successful start after a largely-frustrating 2014, Richie Porte has been confirmed as the leader of the Sky squad in the upcoming Santos Tour Down Under, and has said that he is psyched to ride strongly. “This race is one of the highlights of my season,” he said […]

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