Rohan Dennis set for return to racing after illness-plagued early season

Rohan Dennis is eager to return to racing at the Tour de Yorkshire on Friday following a frustratingly long lay-off through illness. The 25-year-old is under no pressure to perform for BMC Racing at the three-day competition but is hopeful to turn the tables on a so-far measly European campaign. Dennis has clocked fewer than […]

Orica-GreenEdge owner Gerry Ryan on Simon Yates’ positive test: ‘It’s never been through the due process’

Orica-GreenEdge owner Gerry Ryan has expressed disappointment at the handling of Simon Yates’ ‘adverse analytic finding’ for the banned substance Terbutaline, saying he’s frustrated the news was leaked by someone inside British Cycling before due process was completed. “Three days ago, someone within British Cycling told an Australian friend of mine, that there’s a rider […]

British Cycling’s nightmare week continues as Simon Yates fails drug test, Orica-GreenEdge blames administrative error

It’s been a rough week for British Cycling. Earlier this week, technical director Shane Sutton resigned due to accusations of sexism and discrimination. Next, an inquiry was launched to see if the cycling federation was selling its lottery-funded equipment for profit. And on Thursday, The Daily Mail reported that Simon Yates, one of the leading riders to come through the federation, […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Quintana wins Romandie stage, takes lead; Mareczko bests Greipel in Turkey sprint; U23 Costa wins Bretagne stage, takes lead; What does Drapac’s partnership with Cannondale mean for its existing team?; Pooley says British Cycling’s discrimination problem goes beyond Sutton, questions Brailsford; More questions emerge for British Cycling with Sutton departure; […]

Pooley says British Cycling’s discrimination problem goes beyond Sutton, questions Brailsford

Shane Sutton may have resigned from British Cycling after allegations discrimination against female and paracycling competitors, but one of the country’s best-ever women riders, Emma Pooley, has said that others from British Cycling should also face questions. “I think the issue is much bigger than him,” she told the Guardian. “If you’re going to ask […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Kittel takes field sprint in first Romandie road stage; Modolo wins sprint in Tour of Turkey, stage 4; Shane Sutton resigns from British Cycling; Nikki Harris reacts to Van den Driessche’s suspension, says it is vital others are also held to account; UK’s top female cyclists speak out about sexist […]

Photo gallery: 2016 Joe Martin Stage Race

19-year-old Nielson Powless takes first UCI stage race in dramatic fashion Axion Hagens Berman rider Neilson Powless scored his first UCI stage race victory in dramatic fashion, winning the four-stage Joe Martin Stage Race in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The 19-year-old from Roseville, California, made up a seven-second deficit on the final stage by earning a pair of time bonuses during […]

Nikki Harris reacts to Van den Driessche’s suspension, says it is vital others are also held to account

Beaten by Femke Van den Driessche in the Koppenbergcross last November but now moved up to second overall after the Belgian’s disqualification, Nikki Harris has said that it is important that anyone who helped the younger rider to cheat should also be punished. Van de Driessche was handed a six year suspension by the UCI […]

Meet Egan Bernal: Colombia’s newest cycling sensation

Team managers are always on the lookout for emerging talent to sign, to bolster their stocks for the seasons to come. And in 19-year-old Colombian Egan Bernal, Gianni Savio and his Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec team have signed one of the most promising prospects in world cycling. Daniel Ostanek caught up with Bernal and Savio to learn […]

Sutton resigns from British Cycling after allegations of discrimination

Suspended by British Cycling late on Tuesday evening over allegations of discriminatory behaviour against female and paracycling competitors, Shane Sutton and the federation have chosen not to wait until the outcome of a pending hearing on the matter. Instead, Sutton has announced his resignation from the federation he has worked for for many years, and […]