Diego Ulissi

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jay McCarthy sprints to stage 2 win at the 2016 Tour Down Under; Peter Koning breaks away to Tour de San Luis lead; English sprinter Chris Lawless claims first stage of NZ Cycle Classic; Ulissi rues missed chance on stage two; Thomas backs away from […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mattia Gavazzi leads the Tour of China II after three stages; Dumoulin and Barguil extend with Giant-Alpecin until end of 2018; Diego Ulissi extends with Lampre-Merida; Kanstanstin Siutsou joins Dimension Data for 2016; Team management confirms that Colombia-Coldeportes squad will stop, salary delays to be […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: BMC wins world championships team time trial; Velocio-SRAM win a fourth consecutive Worlds team time trial; Sean de Bie wins the Primus Classic Impanis – Van Petegem; Bouhanni sprints to victory at Grand Prix d’Isbergues; Diego Ulissi claims victory at the Memorial Marco Pantani; Michal […]

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Ulissi bounces back to take stage seven of Giro d’Italia, injured Contador holds pink jersey

A month and a half after returning from a suspension linked to excessive salbutamol levels during last year’s Giro d’Italia, Diego Ulissi triumphed on stage seven of this year’s race, hitting the line first in Fiuggi. The Italian Lampre-Merida rider beat Juan Jose Lobato (Movistar) and Simon Gerrans (Orica GreenEdge), the Australian sprinting in place […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Matthews wins stage 3 of Paris-Nice, takes overall lead; Adriano Malori wins Tirreno-Adriatico prologue; Andrea Guardini takes a third stage win at the Tour de Langkawi, Ewan maintains overall lead; CIRC report – Kimmage ‘would be astonished’ if Verbruggen lawsuit continues; Gerrans’ Spring Classics […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Greipel wins stage two of Paris-Nice with perfectly-timed sprint; Caleb Ewan gets stage win and yellow jersey in Tour de Langkawi; Contador announces he’ll remain with Tinkoff-Saxo in 2016, Tinkov confirms it will be his final season; Ag2r’s Lloyd Mondory positive for EPO, faces possible four year […]

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Lampre-Merida quits MPCC over Ulissi case

A standoff between the MPCC anti-doping group and the Lampre-Merida team over the situation involving the rider Diego Ulissi has led to the team announcing it is withdrawing from the group with immediate effect. Ulissi won two stages in last year’s Giro d’Italia but then tested positive for excessive levels of Salbutamol. His test, taken […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff takes a third Tour of Qatar stage victory; Lampre-Merida insists it hasn’t violated MPCC rules with retention of Ulissi; Cameron Wurf’s year away from the WorldTour; La Course by La Vuelta to go ahead after Belgium Tour changes dates; Lampre – Not re-signing […]

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Lampre-Merida insists it hasn’t violated MPCC rules with retention of Ulissi

Responding to Thursday’s MPCC statement which referred to its rule about not signing riders with bans of six months or longer plus the way that statement was interpreted, Diego Ulissi’s Lampre-Merida team has insisted it has done nothing wrong. “After having read today’s press release from MPCC after the Board of Directors meeting which was […]

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MPCC awaiting clarification from Lampre-Merida over plans to retain Ulissi

The MPCC has responded to a statement by Diego Ulissi’s Lampre-Merida team this week saying that he will return to competition with the squad in the Vuelta al Pais Vasco, with the anti-doping body saying that it is seeking clarification from the squad. In a communication issued today, the MPCC noted that all of its […]

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