News1 Mar 2015

Stannard outfoxes Etixx-QuickStep for second Het Nieuwsblad victory

Ian Stannard won the first cobbled classic of the season when he beat three Etixx-QuickStep riders in a tense finale to the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.

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SATURDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2015

News28 Feb 2015

Astana may take its fight to the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Team Astana has responded to the International Cycling Union’s request to strip them of their elite status, saying it may take its case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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FRIDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2015

News27 Feb 2015

UCI to request withdrawal of Astana licence

Cycling's world governing body has requested the withdrawal of the Astana team licence. The UCI has announced the dramatic move after receiving an audit of the controversial Kazakhstan-based team. Doping scandals have plagued the team and its associates. Astana's main rider is reigning Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali, who is not one of the riders implicated in doping. There was uproar in the sport last November when the UCI granted Astana the WorldTour licence, subject to the audit.

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News27 Feb 2015

Bike Shorts: "It was the worst hour of my life"

A not-so daily curated wrap of cycling related stuff from around the world.

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THURSDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2015

News26 Feb 2015

Podcast: E3's PR disaster, Bert-Froome, Dekker's Hour, and MAMILs

This week on the show, the E3-Harlebeke is a little bit naughty and gets a reprimand from the UCI, Bert and Froome battle for top-dog status in Spain, Thomas Dekker rides the Hour but falls short even while on Pajote, and are we unfair on MAMILs?

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News26 Feb 2015

Paris-Nice live on SBS

Watch Richie Porte in the 'Race to the Sun' live on SBS.

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News26 Feb 2015

UCI demands E3 Harelbeke remove promotional image

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has responded to the promotion of the Belgian E3 Harelbeke race with a stern condemnation, insisting organisers remove a poster criticised as sexist.

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News26 Feb 2015

Etixx-Quick-Step signs Colombian talent Gaviria and Contreras

Etixx-Quick-Step has set its sights on the future by signing two young Colombian talents.

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TUESDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2015

News24 Feb 2015

Spring Classics live on SBS

March is just around the corner and with it comes the drama of the Spring Classics.

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News24 Feb 2015

Bike Shorts: The Oscars edition

A not-so daily curated wrap of cycling related stuff from around the world.

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News24 Feb 2015

Protest over E3 Harelbeke promotion

Organisers of the Belgian E3 Harelbeke have ridden into a storm of protest with their promotional poster for the 27 March UCI WorldTour race.

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MONDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2015

News23 Feb 2015

Froome v Contador: Round 1 finishes in Brit's favour

The Vuelta a Andalucia over and Chris Froome stands triumphant, but with Alberto Contador seconds off the pace, the stage is set for a thrilling rivalry between the two as both riders hone their form for the European Spring.

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News23 Feb 2015

Wiles closes out dominant USA performance in New Zealand

American Tayler Wiles was untroubled on the final day of racing in the Women's Tour of New Zealand, closing out a dominant performance from her USA National Team team-mates, to win the Women's Tour of New Zealand.

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News23 Feb 2015

Brandle ticks off final day goal in Oman, Valls overall winner

For Matthias Brandle, two weeks of frustration in his tour of duty through the Gulf states of Oman and Qatar, two weeks of failed breakaways, and missed opportunities, were forgotten in an instant on the final day's racing. On roads windswept with desert sand, amid the rocky outcrops of a land that could not be more foreign to Brandle's native Switzerland, the burgeoning time trial rider pulled clear in the race finale to claim a stunning solo win on Muttrah Promenade and sign off his Tour in style.

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SUNDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2015

News22 Feb 2015

Porte wins Queen stage in the Algarve

Richie Porte appears on target to meet his early season goals after winning the 212km Queen stage of the Volta ao Algarve. His Sky team-mate Geraint Thomas retained the yellow jersey.

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