Vincenzo Nibali

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Scott Sunderland wins elite men’s Shimano Supercrit; Kimberley Wells continues criterium dominance with Shimano Supercrit win; Angus Morton returns to racing with a podium; Nibali’s coach Paolo Slongo sues over Ferrari links; Europcar’s license denial to cause havoc; Europcar out of the Tour Down Under […]

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Ferrari denies reports he attended Astana training camp, calls on team to sue

Responding to a story published Monday in La Gazzetta dello Sport, convicted doping doctor Michele Ferrari has angrily denied a report saying that he attended an Astana team training camp in November 2013. Issuing his response to the story on his website, the Italian – who was handed a lifetime ban by USADA in 2012 […]

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Nibali, Astana under further scrutiny after claims Michele Ferrari attended team training camp in 2013

Vincenzo Nibali made repeated denials during this year’s Tour de France that he had ever met Michele Ferrari, but that insistence is under the microscope today after La Gazzetta dello Sport reported that the banned doctor had attended a team training camp in November 2013. According to the Italian paper, Ferrari attended the team hotel […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Neil van der Ploeg wins men’s Stan Siejka Launceston Cycling Classic; Kimberley Wells wins women’s Stan Siejka Launceston Cycling Classic; Oscar Stevenson, Miranda Griffiths win the Tour of Bright; UCI to wait on License Commission before deciding on Astana’s future; ARD anti-doping journalist Seppelt – […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: IAM Cycling gets WorldTour licence, Astana and Europcar must wait for decision; Vincenzo Nibali, Rui Costa, Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara confirmed for Tour of Oman; Péraud almost quit cycling at 20 following doping accusations; Lance Armstrong at impasse with feds over evidence; GoPro tries […]

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Tour de France winner Nibali, past world champions Costa, Boonen and Cancellara confirmed for Tour of Oman

It remains to be seen if his Astana team will be given a WorldTour licence for 2015 and, with it, invites to the WT events. However Tour de France organiser ASO has confirmed that Vincenzo Nibali will compete in next season’s Tour of Oman, heading there as the headline rider. “The Tour of Oman holds […]

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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 […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Nibali on Astana positives – “Risking and cheating today is for stupid people.”; Lack of anti-doping testing in Tenerife back under the spotlight; Jack Haig signs with Orica-GreenEdge; Sutton – Wiggins needs to raise the bar to make Rio Olympics team; Ciolek – I’ve forgotten […]

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Nibali on Astana positives: “Risking and cheating today is for stupid people.”

Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali has repeated his previous assertions that the Astana team does not have a systematic doping problem, dismissing any suggestions that a spate of positive tests linked to the team could reflect a coordinated policy. Speaking to the Guardian, Nibali was commenting after brothers Valentin and Maxim Iglinskiy tested positive […]

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The Week in Bike #44 – Interview Season

There was some great ‘cross racing this week, but on the road side, things have really. slowed. down. As rider interviews begin to dominate the headlines, Cosmo takes a few moments to reflect on the transfer market, the cycling profession, and how it all might not be so unfamiliar after all. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The […]

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