Simon Yates

Adam and Simon Yates extend contracts with Orica-BikeExchange

Weeks after finishing an excellent fourth overall in this year’s Tour de France, Adam Yates and his brother Simon have extended with the Orica-BikeExchange team. The British duo’s contracts were up for renewal this year and despite inevitable offers from other teams, they have opted to remain part of the Australian WorldTour squad. They have …

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Roche: A fourth Tour win for Froome will be complicated

Although Chris Froome dominated the 2016 Tour de France, 1987 champion Stephen Roche has said it is far from certain that the Briton will go on to equal the record of five Tour victories. Froome beat runner-up Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) by four minutes and five seconds. This was slightly less than his four …

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Daily News Digest

Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Tejay van Garderen bounces back with Suisse stage win, Barguil takes lead; Taaramäe takes over at Tour de Slovenie; Groenewegen makes it a Dutch hat trick at SterZLM Tour; Armitstead wins stage 3 and takes the lead in the Aviva Women’s Tour; Coquard doubles wins as Quintana assumes lead at Route …

Yates confirms he won’t appeal sanction: “I’m very embarrassed about the situation.”

Cleared to return to racing next month after the UCI said it would impose a backdated four-month ban, Simon Yates has confirmed that he will accept the suspension and not lodge an appeal. The Briton, who had an adverse analytical finding for the substance Terbutaline at the Paris-Nice race in March, has released a statement …

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Simon Yates handed four-month suspension, back racing in July

Orica-GreenEdge’s hope that Simon Yates will be able to compete in the Tour de France has been frustrated that the news that he will not be able to return to racing until July 11. The Briton had been sidelined since an adverse analytical finding for the substance Terbutaline in March, and finally got word about …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Rajablou wins climbing stage, Shorabi takes lead in Tour of Japan; Drucker wins Tour of Luxembourg prologue; After a promising Giro d’Italia, Joe Dombrowski’s stock is on the rise. Is a move in store?; Boonen suggests more motorcycles would increase safety; Simon Yates on Dauphine start list; Tour de Suisse to …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Quintana wins the Tour de Romandie, Albasini takes the final stage; Jose Concalves wins the Tour of Turkey, another stage win for Jakub Mareczko; Thomas Voeckler wins the Tour de Yorkshire with final-stage victory; Alexander Kristoff takes out the Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt; Kasia Niewiadoma solos to overall victory at …

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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 …

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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 …

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Orica-GreenEdge owner Gerry Ryan on Simon Yates’ positive test: ‘It’s never been through the due process’

Orica-GreenEdge owner Gerry Ryan has expressed disappointment at the handling of Simon Yates’ ‘adverse analytic finding’ for the banned substance Terbutaline, saying he’s frustrated the news was leaked by someone inside British Cycling before due process was completed. “Three days ago, someone within British Cycling told an Australian friend of mine, that there’s a rider …

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