John Degenkolb

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Quintana wins the Tour de Romandie, Albasini takes the final stage; Jose Concalves wins the Tour of Turkey, another stage win for Jakub Mareczko; Thomas Voeckler wins the Tour de Yorkshire with final-stage victory; Alexander Kristoff takes out the Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt; Kasia Niewiadoma solos to overall victory at […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Van Avermaet wins Tirreno-Adriatico as Cancellara takes final stage; Cancellara: This win was special; Van Avermaet: Luck is on my side this year; Sagan philosophical in defeat; Report: Prosecutor concludes Mafia did play a role in Pantani’s 1999 Giro disqualification; Brammeier explains his criticism of Nibali: “Riders […]

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Degenkolb: Return to racing slated for May; focus is on Tour de France

German John Degenkolb continues to recover from a devastating car accident, with a focus on the Tour de France. At a Giant-Alpecin team press conference Tuesday in Oberursel, Germany, the 2015 Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix champion spoke with the press for the first time since the January 23 training accident that saw six riders injured when a British tourist hit […]

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The aftermath: Giant’s Chad Haga keeping spirits high after horrific collision

It happened in the blink of an eye. A head-on collision with a vehicle in the wrong lane. Every road cyclist’s worst nightmare. In an instant, everything had changed for American Chad Haga. The 27-year-old from Texas had shown up to Giant-Alpecin’s training camp in Calpe, Spain, in the best condition of his career, eager […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Kittel grabs stage one of Dubai Tour; Will Clarke takes a repeat victory in the Sun Tour’s Southbank prologue; Garfoot victorious on day two of Ladies’ Tour of Qatar; Poels fastest in time trial opener to the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana; Coquard quickest on day one […]

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Degenkolb healing steadily, but abandons Classics aspirations

Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix champion John Degenkolb has definitely abandoned plans to defend his titles, saying that he simply doesn’t have enough time to fully recover from the injuries he sustained when hit by a car last month. He was one of six Giant-Alpecin riders struck head on by a vehicle travelling on the wrong […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Additional surgery required for Degenkolb after Giant-Alpecin training crash; Adriano Malori out of his coma in Argentina; Peter Sagan previews Olympics course, Rio only one goal in a big season; Quintana – ‘We continue dreaming of the yellow jersey’; Teams announced for first-ever Women’s WorldTour […]

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Giant-Alpecin crash: Additional surgery for Degenkolb, but operation deemed unnecessary for Haga

Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix winner John Degenkolb has returned to Germany after being hit by a car last Saturday, with his Giant-Alpecin team confirming that he will undergo additional surgery as a result of the accident. The German rider was one of six from the team who were hit head-on by a car driven on […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: No defence of Milan–San Remo and Roubaix titles for Degenkolb; Movistar team rejects media claims that Malori’s Tour de San Luis crash was due to an aneurysm; White – We wanted it more than others teams at Tour Down Under; Ben Swift unsure of his […]

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No defence of Milan–San Remo and Roubaix titles for Degenkolb

John Degenkolb’s aim of successfully defending his Milan–San Remo and Paris-Roubaix titles appears to be in tatters today after the surgeon who treated the German indicated he will miss both races this season. Degenkolb was one of six Giant-Alpecin riders hit by an oncoming car while training in Calpe, Spain, on Saturday. He was one […]

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