Simon Yates

Cycling federation doctor: Nothing surprising about prevalence of asthma amongst pro riders

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Adam Yates shows hunger: ‘Myself and my brother will target mountain stages…any mountain stage’

It’s Tour de France number one for the young Orica-GreenEdge climber Adam Yates but despite the 2015 edition marking his debut in the race, he hasn’t shied away from being ambitious. The 2014 Tour of Turkey winner rode aggressively on Saturday’s Mur de Bretagne climb, going clear in an early surge, then finishing seventh in […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history; RCS Sport announces return of its ‘Trittico di Autunno’ trio of races; Alpecin to drop ‘doping for your hair’ slogan during the Tour de France; Small to debut for Bigla Pro Cycling in the […]

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Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history

Unveiling a far rounded Tour de France team than in its previous participations in the race, the Orica GreenEdge squad named an impressive line-up for the event on Tuesday. The Australian squad will include former stage winner and past yellow jersey Simon Gerrans plus previous Maillot Jaune Daryl Impey, as well as two-time Giro d’Italia […]

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Bannan on Tour de France: Orica GreenEdge will have its most rounded team yet

It’s already taken Grand Tour stages, Classics and some of the other top races in the world. Now Orica GreenEdge is aiming to continue its evolution in the sport with a wider targeting of success in the upcoming Tour de France. While general manager Shayne Bannan is staying tight-lipped on the exact composition of the […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Elia Viviani wins stage 2 of the Giro, Michael Matthews moves into pink; Mark Cavendish wins stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California; Ignatas Konovalovas wins Four Days of Dunkirk; Trixi Worrack wins women’s Tour of California, Leah Kirchmann wins back-to-back stages; Chloe Hosking […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Winner Anacona claims Vuelta stage 9, Quintana into the overall lead; Pawel Bernas leads Tour of China I after stage 1 win, Mattia Gavazzi takes stage 2; Sylvain Chavanel wins GP Ouest France – Plouay; Lucinda Brand leads Rabo-Liv 1-2-3 at GP de Plouay-Bretagne World […]

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