Nairo Quintana

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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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Etixx-QuickStep wins stage 1 TTT at the Tour de San Luis; Lizzie Williams claims stage 3 of the Santos Women’s Tour; Peter Stetina on his crash – “My life is now completely different”; Quintana – “This year is my third Tour…it’s the one I hope […]

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Quintana: “This year is my third Tour…it’s the one I hope to win”

Speaking at the start of his 2016 season, Nairo Quintana has said that increased physical maturity experience have given him confidence as he heads towards his major goal of taking this year’s Tour de France. “This year is my third attempt. I hope it’s the one I win,” he said prior to the start of […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Heart procedure for Movistar’s José Joaquín Rojas after anomaly detected; Quintana confirmed for Tour de San Luis, but without pressure; Alaphilippe says cycling is vulnerable to terrorist attacks, but it’s important to push on; ‘Decisive’ time trial amongst details emerging about 2016 Vuelta a España; […]

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Quintana confirmed for Tour de San Luis, but without pressure

He won the race two years ago but this time around, the Movistar team is determined not to put pressure on Nairo Quintana to deliver in the Tour de San Luis. The Colombian rider will be part of the squad competing in the early season event, which will be held in Argentina from January 18 […]

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Valverde to debut in Tour of Flanders and Giro d’Italia, Quintana sets full focus on Tour de France

Third in this year’s Tour de France and thus achieving a big career goal of finishing on the podium in that event, Alejandro Valverde and his Movistar team have decided against the Spaniard focussing everything on a repeat of that in 2016. The team gave the Spaniard the chance to achieve that goal and now, […]

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Quintana, Valverde hail route of 2016 Tour de France. ‘It’s a good parcours for us’

Second and third overall this season, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have both said that the newly unveiled course of the 2016 Tour de France appeals to them and should suit their characteristics. The duo will both represent the Movistar team in the race and believe that they can challenge for yellow next July. Quintana […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: D’Hoore takes stage one of Boels Rentals Ladies Tour; Rogers awarded 2004 Olympic bronze medal; Cavendish move to MTN-Qhubeka would require Briton to bring sponsor; Dumoulin still can’t believe Vuelta performance, Degenkolb says sensations are good before world championships; Quintana: I’m tired after the Tour but I […]

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Quintana: I’m tired after the Tour but I hope the mountains are calling for me

Currently seventh overall in the Vuelta a España, one minute 17 seconds behind the race leader Tom Dumoulin, Nairo Quintana has admitted that his first attempt at the Tour/Vuelta double has taken a lot more out of him that he expected. The Movistar rider is just 25 years of age and, after finishing second to […]

Vuelta a España: Teams to back Froome, Quintana and Valverde announced

The line-ups that will back the Tour de France podium finishers in their bids to win the Vuelta a España have been announced, with both Team Sky and Movister confirming their nine-man teams on Monday. Tour champion Chris Froome will be backed by two of the riders who helped him win the Tour, namely Welshman […]