Michael Matthews

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Edmondson, Bullen win at the 118th Austral Wheelrace; ASO to withdraw Tour de France and other events from UCI WorldTour calendar; UCI says it ‘remains committed to WorldTour reforms’ despite ASO’s rejection; Study finds US$161 million economic impact of Richmond Worlds; Michael Matthews to target […]


Michael Matthews: “Amstel is my biggest goal next to Milan-San Remo”

Michael Matthews is disinclined to define his style ahead of 2016, a season in which a set of dynamic goals may present another leadership headache between he and statesman teammate Simon Gerrans. Gerrans has previously spearheaded the Orica-GreenEdge Ardennes Classics squad but Matthews intends to make his own play there at the Amstel Gold Race […]

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo wins stage 3 of the Tour of Hainan; Armstrong implicates Ochowicz and Anderson in 1993 Triple Crown race fixing; Outdoor velodrome could solve 2022 Commonwealth Games track cycling issue; Michael Matthews denies ‘rift’ with Simon Gerrans; Jonathan Tiernan-Locke to race for himself in […]


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In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Cavendish ‘super excited’ to join Team Dimension Data, Renshaw and Eisel also confirmed; Kelly: A change of scene might be just what Cavendish needs; Farrar commits to helping Cavendish; Katusha’s Selig boosts Bora –Argon 18 sprint train; Simon Clarke: “I questioned whether I could be more motivated […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Report – Cavendish, Renshaw and Eisel to sign contract with MTN-Qhubeka on Tuesday; Despite ASO’s acceptance, no Tour de France for London in 2017; Simon Gerrans defends two-leader tactic after Michael Matthews finishes second at worlds; Brailsford signals Sky’s intention to win all three Grand […]


Matthews, Gerrans weigh up possible Australian success heading into world road race championships

Australia’s two leaders for the Elite road race championships in Richmond, Virginia have said that they are both in the right physical condition and mental frame of mind to challenge for a top result on Sunday. Michael Matthews believes his form is better than when he impressed in the Amstel Gold Race in April, being […]

Preview: elite men’s World Championships road race

The 2015 Road World Championships culminate this Sunday with the elite men’s road race. Contested over 261.4km, the race will determine who gets to wear the coveted rainbow bands for the next 12 months. So, what’s the course like? And who are the contenders? Mikkel Conde put together the following preview. The route The day […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Vasil Kiryienka takes surprise win in Road World Championships ITT; Basso given another all clear after bout with testicular cancer, no further treatment needed; Matthews – I have the form to win Worlds; Rohan Dennis on dealing with anger and frustration; Bora–Argon 18 signs Lukas […]


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In today’s Daily News Digest: Villumsen finally steps up to gold medal position in elite women’s world championship time trial; Appelt take junior men’s time trial at world road race championships; Three year WorldTour licences and new races amongst new reform of cycling announced by UCI; Cavendish confirmed as official ambassador of Abu Dhabi Tour […]


The Class of 2010: the incredible talent of the Geelong Worlds U23 road race

Michael Matthews and John Degenkolb are among the hot favourites for the elite men’s road race at the Road World Champions in Richmond this Sunday. Both have developed in recent years to become among the best riders in the world and, interestingly, both finished on the podium in the U23 men’s road race at the […]