Second positive test in 12 months could see Katusha sidelined up to 45 days

Team Katusha, the Russian squad that fought the UCI to preserve its 2013 WorldTour license, is facing a potential suspension from pro cycling’s highest ranks after a second positive drug test in 12 months. The UCI reported Friday that Russian rider Eduard Vorganov tested positive for Meldonium, a hormone and metabolic modulator, in a sample […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sunderland, Scandolara take victory in the Shimano Supercrit; Oleg Tinkov to step away from pro cycling by end of 2016; Teams and route announced for 2016 Dubai Tour; Horner keen to race on but illness might force retirement; Marianne Vos finds form and morale at […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Disc brakes to be allowed in WorldTour races from January, can be used in amateur ranks in 2017; With his skull fracture healing well, Tom Boonen is back in training; Kamaev steps down from UCI Anti-Doping Commission after Russian athletics scandal; Cycling Australia reworks Nationals […]


Former Flèche Wallonne winner Dani Moreno moves from Katusha to Movistar

Two years after winning the Flèche Wallonne Classic and one month after he placed ninth overall in the Vuelta a España, Dani Moreno is moving from Katusha to the Movistar team. The Spaniard had an impressive season this year, showing he is still a strong rider at 34 years of age. He won a stage […]

UCI explains why Katusha won’t be suspended over second doping case

Although the announcement of a second positive in less than two months appeared to position the Katusha team for a suspension under the UCI’s regulations, the governing body has clarified why the team won’t be sidelined. The UCI introduced Article 7.12.1 last January, a rule which states that a team notified of two anti-doping rule […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo sprints to victory on stage 17 of the Giro; Matthias Brändle wins Belgium Tour prologue ITT; Alexander Kristoff wins stage 1 of the Tour des Fjords; Haussler takes highest finish since March on stage 17 of Giro d’Italia but is not satisfied; Astana, […]


Tour of Flanders champion Kristoff prolongs with Katusha

Concluding negotiations with the teams keen to sign him for 2016, Alexander Kristoff has opted to remain with Team Katusha, the squad with whom he has raced since 2012. The 27 year old rider has thus far been the most successful rider of this season. He has clocked up eleven wins, including the most recent […]


The Week in Bike #48 – Grossly Disproportionate

A week of big announcements and bigger reactions. Is it the same old story in cycling, or is the UCI successfully threading needle between future expectations and past mistakes? We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.


Bikes of Le Tour: Katusha and Movistar’s Canyon Aeroad CF SLX

In his latest edition of Bikes of Le Tour, roving reporter Dave Everett takes a look at the Canyon bikes used by Katusha and Movistar at this year’s Tour de France. Katusha has won two stages with Canyon, including yesterday’s stage 15 courtesy of Alexander Kristoff, while Movistar’s Alejandro Valverde id currently riding in second […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Bradley Wiggins wins UK national TT title, won’t race the Tour de France; Dan Martin confirms no Tour, will focus on Vuelta and worlds; Robert Gesink returns to racing after heart surgery; Katusha announces Tour de France squad; Sam Bennett disappointed to miss out on […]