News29 Jan 2015

Podcast: Dogged Dennis, Evans exit looms, and the Hour

This week on the show, it’s the endgame for Evans, as Australia’s only Tour winning, dog protector, from Barwon heads calls time on his career. Dennis defends Porte’s punches Ali-Foreman style on Old Willunga to win the Tour Down Under, UniSA shines bright under the unusually cool Adelaide summer sun, and - on that note - Jacky Bobby - Bobridge that is, readies to ride his bike for 60 minutes.

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News29 Jan 2015

Barry celebrates birthday with New Zealand Cycle Classic lead

Budget Forklifts's Daniel Barry received the best birthday present in the form of the New Zealand Cycle Classic leader's jersey.

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News29 Jan 2015

Team Sky heads into its fifth year

They started with a bang and lots of promises and Team Sky has more than delivered in the first four years of its existence.

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WEDNESDAY 28 JANUARY 2015

News28 Jan 2015

Cooper wins New Zealand Cycle Classic opener

New Zealand champion Joseph Cooper blitzed the field to the win the New Zealand Cycle Classic prologue in Palmerston North.

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News28 Jan 2015

Forget Lance Armstrong, the next big cycling doper could be your dad

The Gran Fondo New York bicycle race is the biggest mass-participation event of its kind in the state, a 160km run between Manhattan and Bear Mountain. In May 2012 the organisers introduced drug testing. With thousands of entrants, this expensive process was limited to a handful of riders. Of those, two came back positive for EPO (erythropoietin), a blood-boosting hormone largely associated with the most elite professional end of the sport. Both riders were banned for two years.

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News28 Jan 2015

Out of Africa and ready to roll on Le Tour

The cut-throat world of professional cycling has produced its fair share of villains and is still saddled with cynicism but even its harshest critics may struggle to sneer when Doug Ryder says "Bicycles Change Lives".

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News28 Jan 2015

Heard the one about the Aussie trombonist and a French team?

So, the 2015 Tour Down Under is over. Stage 6 finished and the teams are back at the bustling team village just across the road from the Adelaide Hilton.

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TUESDAY 27 JANUARY 2015

News27 Jan 2015

Move Tour Down Under at own risk, warns Turtur

Tour Down Under race director Mike Turtur has warned the UCI that any attempt to move the event away from its January home would be a mistake, likening it to "taking the Tour de France out of July".

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News27 Jan 2015

No start for Horner at Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) on Friday announced the list of teams selected for America's biggest race and it did not include Chris Horner's last chance at career relevance.

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News27 Jan 2015

Orica-GreenEDGE hopes to get back on top with Sun Tour victory

After finishing the Tour Down Under with no victories Orica-GreenEDGE is more eager than ever to find success at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. 

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News27 Jan 2015

Armstrong would race clean now but not in 1995

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong says he would not have needed to resort to doping in the sport's current era and what happened years ago should be seen in the context of the times.

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MONDAY 26 JANUARY 2015

News26 Jan 2015

Stevens to defend Women's Tour of New Zealand title despite delay

Two years have passed since Evelyn Stevens won the Trust House Women's Tour of New Zealand, but she will be the defending champion when the race returns next month.

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News26 Jan 2015

Sanchez returns to BMC for 2015

Samuel Sanchez will return to the BMC Racing Team this year after a successful 2014 season with the squad.

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News26 Jan 2015

No regrets for Evans as retirement looms

Cadel Evans will retire from professional cycling with no regrets and no doubts that it is time to go.

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