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Lizzie Armitstead: best in the world

Women’s professional cycling has a new leader. The recently updated UCI Individual Rankings shows that Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) is the best ranked rider in the world, taking the number one spot from The Netherland’s Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) who’s been sidelined with injuries all season. Armitstead has been enjoying a very successful season. In the […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: National championships round-up; Bjarne Riis gives first interview after Danish doping report; Nacer Bouhanni crashes in French nationals, out of Tour de France?; Giro heads back to the Netherlands for 2016 start; Kessiakoff on Astana’s pressurising of riders, team’s licence woes, Nibali’s panache and an […]

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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 […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Rasmussen claims cover-up prior to Anti Doping Denmark report, Sorensen admits past drug use; The fight between ASO, UCI and teams for the future of pro cycling; Contador plays down Route du Sud victory; Col du Galibier expected to be cut from Tour de France; […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Simon Spilak wins the Tour de Suisse; Alberto Contador takes overall victory at Route du Sud; Lisa Brennauer wins the Aviva Women’s Tour; Andre Greipel wins the Ster ZLM Toer; Amanda Spratt takes solo victory in the Giro del Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol; Quintana […]

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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 […]

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Tour de France organisers ASO threaten to split with UCI over calendar reform delays

In a move which is evocative of the big spats with the UCI in the last decade, Tour de France organisers ASO have threatened to remove their races from the UCI calendar next season if certain conditions are not met. ASO, which organises the Tour, the Vuelta a España and several shorter stage races and […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Thibaut Pinot wins stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse, takes overall lead; Lizzie Armitstead wins stage 1 of Aviva Women’s Tour, crashes out after finish; Roger Kluge wins Ster ZLM Toer prologue; UCI/CADF anti-doping whistleblower hotline in place; Peter Sagan won’t leave Tinkoff-Saxo before […]

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Marianne Vos, Iris Slappendel and Anna Meares elected to the UCI Athletes Commision

The UCI today announced that Marianne Vos,  Iris Slappendel and Anna Meares are among the 13 athletes elected to the new UCI Athletes Commission. The Athletes Commission aims to improve the training and competition conditions for athletes; ensure that riders are heard by the UCI administration; and reinforce the links between current or recently-retired athletes and the UCI. “I am honoured […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Kennaugh wins stage 1 of the Criterium du Dauphine; Bradley Wiggins smashes the UCI Hour Record; Lizzie Armitstead wins Philly Cycling Classic to regain World Cup overall lead; Wouter Wippert wins stage 1 of the Tour de Korea; Linus Gerdemann wins the Tour de […]

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