Why do so many elite cyclists have asthma?

In the wake of the Simon Yates adverse analytical finding for the anti-asthma medication Terbutaline, CyclingTips has sought to answer a question many are asking: just why do so many pro cyclists have asthma? Given that said cyclists are amongst the fittest athletes on the planet, many are arguing on social media that there is […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Pinot wins Tour de Romandie time trial, Quintana extends lead; Roson wins Tour of Turkey mountaintop finish, team retains lead; Groenewegen sprints to Tour de Yorkshire opener win; Orica-GreenEdge owner Gerry Ryan on Simon Yates’ positive test: ‘It’s never been through the due process’; British Cycling’s nightmare week continues as Simon […]


British Cycling’s nightmare week continues as Simon Yates fails drug test, Orica-GreenEdge blames administrative error

It’s been a rough week for British Cycling. Earlier this week, technical director Shane Sutton resigned due to accusations of sexism and discrimination. Next, an inquiry was launched to see if the cycling federation was selling its lottery-funded equipment for profit. And on Thursday, The Daily Mail reported that Simon Yates, one of the leading riders to come through the federation, […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Pello Bilbao wins Tour of Turkey, stage 2; Hampsten on the Extreme Weather Protocol: I’m seeing bike racing turn into numbers, not glorious battles; How the Race Was Won: 2016 Liège-Bastogne-Liège; Michael Rogers announces immediate retirement from cycling due to ongoing heart issues; Rivera, Powless win Joe Martin Stage Race; […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Astana wins TTT in Giro del Trentino; Nizzolo wins sprint opener over Cavendish in Croatia; Origins: How Chris King headsets almost didn’t happen; Gilbert’s agent: there is evidence that motors have been in the peloton since before 2010; What impact have the new cycling laws had in New South […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Megan Guarnier wins Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria; Eight talking points from the 2016 Paris-Roubaix; The curious case of Oscar74: How USADA nabbed a masters doper; Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix win; Boonen on Hayman’s Roubaix success: A guy like him really deserves the win; Gallery: How […]


Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix win

Orica-GreenEdge has described this edition of Backstage Pass as their “most epic” ever and it’s hard to disagree. Take 20 minutes to watch as Mat Hayman takes the biggest win of his career and arguably the biggest victory in Orica-GreenEdge’s history. Stirring stuff from Dan Jones and the team.


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Sammy Sanchez wins in another close Basque stage; Blaak wins Energiewacht Tour stage 2, takes over lead; Vorobyev makes it two wins at Circuit de la Sarthe; Lechuga takes the opening stage at Redlands Classic; Companioni solos to victory at opening stage of Redlands Classic; Scheldeprijs record-setter Kittel: The […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel takes record  fourth Scheldeprijs win; Stephen Cummings wins third stage of Tour of the Basque Country; Coquard and Vorobyev claim Sarthe stage wins; Benjamin Hill wins Tour of Thailand overall; With Roubaix record on the line, Boonen still convinced he can win; Tinkoff management look to secure new title sponsor […]


Bannan: Matthews considering targeting the cobbled Classics in the future

While many of the top one day riders were battling it out in the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, Michael Matthews was approximately 1000 kilometres away, focussing on the 1.1-ranked Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja. The Australian rider triumphed in the event, sprinting in ahead of Russia’s Sergey Shilov, Caja Rural-Seguros RGA and the rest […]