John Degenkolb

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Simon Gerrans wins the 2016 Tour Down Under, Caleb Ewan takes the final stage; Dayer Quintana wins Tour de San Luis as Jakub Mareczko nabs final stage; Bridie O’Donnell takes UCI world hour record with a carefully paced 46.882 kilometres; Australian one-two as O’Connor beats O’Brien to […]

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Successful surgery for Degenkolb, Haga, more treatment to follow

The two riders most seriously hurt in Saturday’s Giant-Alpecin training crash, John Degenkolb and Chad Haga, have had successful first phases of treatment, with the team providing a further update as to their condition. The duo plus Warren Barguil, Fredrik Ludvigsson, Ramon Sinkeldam and Max Walscheid were all injured when a car ploughed into them […]

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Giant-Alpecin road captain Koen de Kort reacts to team’s horror collision

The seven-man Giant-Alpecin team competing at the Santos Tour Down Under awoke in Adelaide to the horrific news of a collision at a team training camp in which relatives, housemates, and close friends of those in Australia were seriously injured. An informal training ride before the start of stage 6 was called off after the […]

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Degenkolb confirms finger was almost completely severed in collision with car, details injuries

Milan – Sanremo and Paris-Roubaix champion John Degenkolb has said that he went close to losing his finger in the serious accident suffered by him and five of his Giant-Alpecin team-mates on Saturday. Following rumours that the collision with an oncoming car during the team’s training camp in Calpe had resulted in crush injuries to […]

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