How Tinkov’s Grand Tour Challenge could prove costly for cycling
October 29, 2014
The idea may be on hold for 2015, but Oleg Tinkov is determined to keep pushing the sport’s top riders to eventually accept his proposed Grand Tour Challenge. Under the plan, the Russian Tinkoff-Saxo team owner would put up one million euro to be shared amongst 2014 Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali, 2013 Tour winner and …
Should the Oceania Tour and Asia Tour be merged?
February 20, 2014
As little as nine years ago there were 29 race days on the UCI Oceania Tour. Last year there were just seven. In the same period the Asia Tour had 154 days of racing and the Europe Tour had 610. And this weekend, the Oceania Road Championships take place in Toowoomba, marking the end of …
The UCI Oceania Tour explained
February 20, 2014
The 2014 Oceania Road Championships are being held in Toowoomba, Queensland this weekend, bringing this year’s Oceania Tour to a close … even though it’s only February. So what is the Oceania Tour? Jono Lovelock explains.
Is Gerry Ryan the right man for the Cycling Australia presidency?
November 12, 2013
Cycling Australia announced yesterday that Gerry Ryan, one of Australia’s most successful businessmen and the owner of GreenEDGE Cycling, has been elected as the national body’s president. Few would question Mr. Ryan’s commitment to and the support he’s provided for Australian cycling in the past 20 years. But is he the right man for the …
Cookson ousts McQuaid as UCI president
September 28, 2013
Britain’s Brian Cookson was elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) after beating incumbent Pat McQuaid at the end of a protracted election process on Friday.
What you need to know about the UCI election (part two)
September 3, 2013
It’s only a few weeks until the UCI presidential election in Tuscany and the story around the vote has been morphing and evolving almost every day in recent months. We’ve put together a short series of articles to help you make sense of the election and in this second instalment we look at the two …