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Your Saturday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Viviani takes sprint win in a sunny Romandie stage; Groenewegen repeats opening stage win at Tour de Yorkshire; Chad Young ‘not expected to recover’ after Tour of the Gila crash; Tired but proud: Gracie Elvin on her best spring season yet; Navardauskas out of Giro with illness; Team Sky …

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Chad Young ‘not expected to recover’ after Tour of the Gila crash

American racer Chad Young is “not expected to recover” from injuries he sustained in a crash at the Tour of the Gila last Sunday, his Axeon Hagens Berman team announced today. The 21-year-old from Newmarket, New Hampshire suffered severe head injuries when he crashed Sunday on a mountain descent in the final stage of the …

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Your Friday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Küng wins weather-shortened, brutal Romandie stage; Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen reigns in new team colours; Froome questions Trek-Segafredo tactics at Romandie; New Energy Tour cancelled; Fourth round of UCI Nations Cup cancelled; Dwars door het Hageland adds cobbles, dirt to 2017 edition; Women’s teams for Colorado Classic; …

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Your Thursday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Albasini wins first climbing stage at Tour de Romandie; Gilbert healing well, will lead his namesake event; Jurgen Van de Walle wins back compensation case against team; Van Avermaet downplays Worlds chances, tips Kristoff and says Belgium should host; BMC to start reduced squad at Tour de Yorkshire; Costa …

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Your Wednesday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Felline wins Tour de Romandie opener; French rider Yoann Offredo assaulted while training; Memories of Michele: Scarponi remembered as an entertainer, a motivator and as a warm human being; British Cycling cuts places in podium programme due to funding cuts; Lotto Soudal announces Giro roster; Tour of Britain announces …

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French rider Yoann Offredo assaulted while training

French rider Yoann Offredo (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) was attacked by two men with a boxcutter knife and baseball bat while training Monday, resulting in a fractured nose and bruising, he reported on his Facebook page. The assault comes just two days after Italian Michele Scarponi (Astana) was killed by a motorist in a traffic accident near his …

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Your Tuesday Daily News Digest

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mitchelton-Scott: How GreenEdge plans to bring Chinese riders, and sponsors, to the WorldTour; Huffman, Wiles win Tour of the Gila; Scarponi to be buried Tuesday, in cycling kit; Impey breaks collarbone in Liege crash; Vansummeren joins Synergy Baku as advisor; Averin suspended for positive maldonium test; Chad Young in …

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Your Monday Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Valverde wins his fourth Liege-Bastogne-Liege, dedicates victory to Scarponi; Anna van der Breggen secures Ardennes triple at Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour of Croatia; Astana mourns the loss of Michele Scarponi; Astana decide to start Liege-Bastogne-Liege despite Scarponi tragedy; How not to finish second; Barbed wire stretched across Cheshire trail; Chinese …

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Astana mourning loss of Michele Scarponi: rider killed while training

The Astana team, Italian cycling and the sport in general is grieving after the death of professional rider Michele Scarponi while training. The 37 year old was training in his home town and was struck by a van at an intersection. He was on a recovery ride following his strong performance in the Tour of …

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Your Saturday Daily News Digest

In today’s Daily News Digest: Thomas wins Tour of the Alps as Pinot scoops final stage; Ruffoni takes second successive stage win in Tour of Croatia; Thomas not taking anything for granted in terms of Giro d’Italia; Scarponi ‘curious and confident’ about Giro team leadership; Gaviria savouring Grand Tour debut in Giro; Wellens aiming high …

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