Alexander Kristoff

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Kristoff wins a second stage at the Tour of Qatar, Cavendish back into the overall lead; Daryl Impey wins his fifth South African time trial title; Boasson Hagen deflated after double puncture costs him the Tour of Qatar lead; Specialized announces layoffs and realignment; Why UCI […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff wins stage 2 of the Tour of Qatar; UCI Discliplinary Commission deems Paolini’s cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha; Riders react to Doha Worlds course; Santaromita on Orica-GreenEdge tenure – ‘The longer it went on, the worse it got’; Carmen Small’s Road […]

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UCI Disciplinary Commission deems Paolini’s cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced Tuesday that its Disciplinary Commission had determined that conditions for a suspension of Team Katusha had not been met. Citing article 7.12.1 of the UCI Anti-Doping Rules, which states that a second case of an adverse analytical finding within 12 months calls for a suspension of between 14-15 days, […]

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Appetite for success: Alexander Kristoff wants more after a superb 2015

It’s a measure of Alexander Kristoff’s ambition that, after a year where he took 20 wins and marked himself out as one of the strongest riders in the peloton, the Norwegian looks to step things up even further in 2016. He had a phenomenal run of form, taking 18 victories in the six months between […]

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Commentary: Why it’s premature to speak of Ewan and Gaviria taking over as the sport’s top sprinters

The emphatic victories of Caleb Ewan and Fernando Gaviria in the past week have turned the spotlight back on two young riders who had already underlined their talent in 2015. Last Tuesday Ewan easily disposed of his rivals on stage one of the Santos Tour Down Under, biding his time into a headwind before rocketing […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Dennis and Porte confirmed for BMC at Santos Tour Down Under; Paris-Nice to feature dirt roads, Ventoux and more; Uniquely vulnerable – The Tour and terrorism; Dimension Data confirms signing of Igor Anton; Brenton Jones primed for sprinting leadership at Drapac; Avanti IsoWhey unveils 2016 […]

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Preview: elite men’s World Championships road race

The 2015 Road World Championships culminate this Sunday with the elite men’s road race. Contested over 261.4km, the race will determine who gets to wear the coveted rainbow bands for the next 12 months. So, what’s the course like? And who are the contenders? Mikkel Conde put together the following preview. The route The day […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jos van Emden wins Eneco Tour stage 4 ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins Arctic Race of Norway opener; Loren Rowney leads Australian 1-2 on stage 4 of La Route de France; Nacer Bouhanni doubles up at the Tour de l’Ain; Sunderland grabs stage 3 of the […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Greipel grabs stage two of the Eneco Tour, Asselman takes over race lead; Bronzini quickest on stage two of the Route de France; Teunissen quickest in prologue of the Tour de l’Ain; Eight WorldTour teams to begin using disc brakes in the peloton this month, expansion likely […]

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Greg Henderson: “We will go in 100 per cent fit, there are no excuses in the Tour”

If there is a moment that highlights Greg Henderson’s ability as a rider, it is his showing inside the final kilometre of stage six of this year’s Giro d’Italia. Hurtling towards the line, the Lotto Soudal team was intent on putting Andre Greipel in a position to take the stage, the 13th Grand Tour win […]

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