Tour de France

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: US crowns Huff, Tamayo pro criterium champions; Five talking points from the 2016 Amstel Gold Race; How the Race Was Won: 2016 Amstel Gold Race; Preview: 7 things to know about the Flèche Wallonne Femmes; Is Taylor Phinney’s Roubaix dream still a realistic one?; Hidden motors: Nibali, […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Enrico Gasparotto wins his second Amstel Gold Race; Emma Johansson wins the Euskal Emakumeen Bira, Guarnier take the final stage; Alejandro Valverde dominates the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon; Martin Mortensen wins Tro-Bro Leon in One Cycling 1-2; Logan Owen takes out the U23 Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Report – Mechanical doping used in Strade Bianche […]


Opinion: podium boys are no better than podium girls

Over the weekend, Belgium played host to yet another great Women’s WorldTour event. All races thus far have been exciting and Gent-Wevelgem was no exception. After world champion Lizzie Armitstead failed to get free from her 11 breakaway companions, her teammate Chantal Blaak countered and took off from the tiring lead group. She rode clear to […]


Rumours resurface that China’s richest man has eyes on Tour de France

Two and a half months after Italian publication Milano Finanza said that the Chinese Wanda Sports group was interested in buying cycling’s three Grand Tours, rumours have resurfaced that a major purchase could be in the works. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Dalian Wanda group – which owns Wanda Sports, and is itself […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Why Tony Martin racing the cobbled classics changes everything; A way to break ASO’s stranglehold on the sport?; Teamlist announced for Paris-Roubaix; Louisa Lobigs announced as Amy Gillett Scholarship recipient for 2016; Andre Greipel with a fractured rib, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne participation uncertain; World’s third-biggest porn site sponsors Italian cycling team; Mavic owner, Amer Sports, […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Viviani wins stage 2 of the Dubai Tour, takes overall lead; Van Dijk claims stage 3 of the Ladies Tour of Qatar; Kennaugh and Froome take Sky one-two at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour; Dan Martin claims first win in Etixx-QuickStep colours; The map-makers – Designing […]


Commentary: ASO, UCI, and getting onstage with Beyoncé

With the start of the Tour de San Luis and Santos Tour Down Under, the off season has officially drawn to a close for professional cycling. Team-building exercises are over, Peter Sagan has packed up his Danny Zuko costume, and in what is becoming as predictable as yet another Who farewell tour, the ASO and UCI are […]


Velon underlines backing for AIGCP, UCI in WorldTour reform, while hints of frustration amongst riders emerge

Commenting on last week’s declaration by ASO that it will remove the Tour de France plus its other events from the UCI WorldTour, the Velon teams’ association has said that it remains committed to the WorldTour reforms that are at the root of the dispute. On Friday Tour organiser ASO said that it would move […]


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 […]


ASO to withdraw Tour de France and other events from UCI WorldTour calendar

Tour de France organisers ASO have effectively plunged the sport into chaos with the news that they have decided to remove all their events from the UCI’s WorldTour calendar, effective 2017. The move comes after the UCI recently implemented its WorldTour reforms and underlines ASO’s resistance to the three year licences implemented for teams and […]