Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March; Contador: Winning the Giro and Tour would mean my career would be remembered more; Tour de San Luis talents Gaviria and Contreras sign two year contracts with Etixx-QuickStep; Lotto-Soudal doctor calls for […]


Basso handed protected slot on Tinkoff-Saxo squad for GP Lugano: “Our goal is to win”

He’s now 37 years of age and last season had a noticeably quieter year than before. However Ivan Basso’s move to the Tinkoff-Saxo team appears to have boosted his morale and performances, and he has now been named the team’s top protected rider for the GP Lugano on Sunday. Announcing the lineup today, Tinkoff-Saxo said […]


Tour de France mountains jersey winner Majka and Kreuziger named for Tour of Oman

Making his season debut after a very successful 2014, Rafal Majka has been named the leader of the Tinkoff-Saxo lineup for the Tour of Oman. Majka won two stages plus the points classification in the Tour de France, and also took sixth overall in the Giro d’Italia plus two stages and the overall in the […]


Tinkov: If Sagan doesn’t win two or three great Classics, I’ll be upset…but I won’t kill him

Commenting on his high profile new signing, Oleg Tinkov has made his expectations clear with regards to Peter Sagan. The Slovakian rider inked a multi-million euro deal to race for the Tinkoff Saxo team, moving across from Cannondale, and his new boss wants him to raise his game and prove his talent by bringing his […]


Sagan poised for season debut in most important year yet for his career

The clock is ticking and Peter Sagan’s time with the Tinkoff-Saxo team is officially moving into a new phase. The Slovakian rider transferred to the team from previous squad Cannondale over the winter and, after training hard and getting to know his new team-mates, will finally affix a race number and make his competitive debut […]


Riis likely to learn fate soon in relation to Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation

A long-awaited doping report which will determine whether or not Bjarne Riis can continue his work in cycling finally appears close to being released, with the director of Anti Doping Denmark indicating that the outcome could be announced soon. Lone Hansen told the Jyllands-Posten publication that the current inquiry by the Cycling Independent Reform Commission […]


Tinkov: International sanctions against Russia could cause end of Tinkoff Saxo team

Commenting after international sanctions against Russia have seen the value of the rouble plummet and made things difficult for his Tinkoff banks, Oleg Tinkov has said that there is a possibility that the pressure put on the country could have a knock-on effect and cause his cycling team to stop. “If the sanctions will deteriorate […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Kreuziger’s public defence raises further questions about biological passport doping case; Froome drops Giro plans: “The Tour will remain my main focus for 2015”; Boasson Hagen chasing success in Paris-Roubaix, Tour de France and worlds; Duarte inks deal to remain with Team Colombia; Graeme Brown […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Pantani murder claim dashed as new finding shows no evidence of any struggle before his death; Police who investigated Pantani death open legal proceedings over recent claims; Horner inks one year deal with growing Airgas-Safeway setup; Europcar’s WorldTour license under threat?; Steegmans inks deal with […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Velon interview part I: how CEO Bartlett believes group can transform cycling; Six teams opt to wait and see how Velon progresses ; Nibali on Astana’s licence review: “it’s easy to shoot at big teams; Trofeo Laigueglia winner Serpa extends with Lampre-Merida; Sicily training camp […]