Italian announces retirement from professional cycling at first rest day in 2017 Tour, following exceptional recovery from serious crash in Argentina in 2016
Supported by Eusebio Unzué and his team-mates racing the Tour de France, Adriano Malori (Movistar Team) announced on Monday his retirement from professional cycling during the Blues' traditional
Rigoberto Uran won a crash-filled stage of the Tour de France in dramatic fashion on Sunday. The Colombian, riding with only two gears due to a late race mechanical issue, won a six-up sprint in Chambéry. To add to the drama, the race jury required finish line photos to declare
Richie Porte suffered a devastating crash on stage 9 of the Tour de France which forced the Australian out of the race.
Porte went down on the descent of the hors categorie Mont du Chat when he slipped off the road into grass and crashed into the side of the mountain
The ninth stage of the Tour de France was a strong showing for Team Sunweb, with Warren Barguil (FRA), putting in a huge ride to take over the lead in the mountains classification.
A perfectly executed plan saw Team Sunweb with five riders in the day's breakaway, with Barguil tucked inside
The first summit finish of the Tour de France delivered a thrilling showdown between the General Classification contenders on the steep La Planche des Belles Filles climb which saw Richie Porte cross the line in fourth place.
BMC Racing Team controlled the race for the majority of the stage after eight
Two more seasons for Jakob Fuglsang (32) (2018 and 2019) in Astana Proteam. The corresponding agreement between the rider and the team was signed recently.
- Of course, I am happy to extend the contract with Astana Team. I’ve spent already five years here and it has been some really good
The Tour de France took on a different character today, as the race saw its first big climbs, giving riders a taste of what to expect from the mountains later in the race. The GC riders and climbers relished the chance to stretch their legs, with last year’s Maillot à
Italian champion, Astana Pro Team rider Fabio Aru took an amazing victory at the fifth stage of the Tour de France. Aru triumphed atop the famous climb La Planche des Belles Filles after his solo attack with 3 km to go.
- Before start I had a plan to attack with
Mark Cavendish has been forced to withdraw for this year’s Tour de France after fracturing his shoulder blade in the late crash on stage 4.
What looked to be a strong comeback to racing for Cavendish, is now over before it really began. Medical examinations at the hospital in Nancy, France,
The UCI World Champion Peter Sagan was disqualified today, according to article 12.1.040/ 10.2.2. (irregular sprint) in the result/communiqué. The team disagrees with the decision and protested it officially.
Peter Sagan rejected to have caused, or in any way intended to cause the crash of Mark Cavendish on the final 200m