KATUSHA ALPECIN extend contracts with Hollenstein and Restrepo

Team KATUSHA ALPECIN are happy to announce the contract extensions for Reto Hollenstein and Jhonatan Restrepo, both for one year through 2018. Swiss rider Reto Hollenstein, age 31, came to the team in 2017, and has had a successful first year riding support for several leaders in the team, most notably

Bianchi and Ferrari join forces

When two noteworthy brands like Bianchi and Ferrari, that made history in cycling races and motorsports respectively, come together, the result is bound to be exciting and fascinating. This is what is going to happen as Bianchi, known as an iconic brand in the cycling world for its Italian creativity,

BMC Development Team to Wrap Up at the End of 2017

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The BMC U-23 Development Team will come to an end at the completion of the 2017 season, BMC Racing Team General Manager Jim Ochowicz today announced.   "BMC Development Team was started in 2013, with no defined ending point, for the purpose of offering a platform for young athletes to race and

Zakarin extends contract by 2 years

Team KATUSHA ALPECIN has reached an agreement for a two-year contract extension with team leader Ilnur Zakarin.  Zakarin, age 27, has ridden since 2015 for the team and this new agreement keeps him in team colors through 2019. "I am looking forward to two more years with Team KATUSHA ALPECIN,” said

Malori starts new chapter in life

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

Jakob Fuglsang extended with Astana Proteam

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

Dario Cataldo extends contract with Astana

I am really happy to renew my contract with Astana Proteam. This is a great team, which is developing year by year, always setting the highest goals at the Grand Tours. I like this so much, because I find a good motivation in moving ahead in my progress as

Richie Porte Extends Contract with BMC Racing Team Beyond 2017

Richie Porte will remain with BMC Racing Team beyond the 2017 season, General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced today at the team's Tour de France press conference. Porte, 32, joined BMC Racing Team in 2016 and has recorded two UCI WorldTour stage race wins, five stage wins, and fifth overall at the

UCI statement on André Cardoso

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that Portuguese rider André Cardoso was notified of an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) of Erythropoietin in a sample collected in the scope of an out-of-competition control on 18 June 2017. The control was planned and carried out by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), the independent

5 Continental teams selected for Tour of Denmark

DCU the danish cycling federation has selected the 5 Danish continental teams, BHS-Almeborg Bornholm, Coloquick-Cult, Riwal Platform, Team Giant Castelli and Team Veloconcept, for the PostNord Tour of Denmark in september 2017. "It has been a very good spring campaign for Danish cycling, where great results have been achieved regularly from