Jonathan Castroviejo

Cancellara smashes Rio time trial to take second Olympic gold medal

On a hilly Olympic time trial course that appeared to favor lighter — and younger — riders, Fabian Cancellara turned back the clock, and defied all expectations, to smash the competition and win a second Olympic gold medal Wednesday in Pontal, just west of Rio de Janeiro. The medal bookends his Olympic time-trial victory in …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Palini beats Guardini to take stage two of the Tour de Langkawi; Gaviria takes final day victory in Tour Cycliste International La Provence; Rumours resurface that China’s richest man has eyes on Tour de France; Riis announces multifaceted cycling project, states intention to have Worldtour team in …

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Castroviejo grabs Vuelta a España lead as Movistar takes TTT

General classification contenders Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde got their Vuelta a España campaigns off to a superb start on day one of the Vuelta a España, with their Movistar squad smashing the others in the team time trial and grabbing the early lead. At the end of a technical 12.6 kilometre race in Jerez …

Basso signs for Tinkoff Saxo, Castroviejo and Visconti extend with Movistar Team

The long-rumoured deal between Ivan Basso and the Tinkoff Saxo team has been finalised Tuesday, with the squad making it official that he will be part of the setup for two years. The two-time Giro d’Italia winner is reuniting with Bjarne Riis, many years after he left in 2006 due to his involvement in Operacion …

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