In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Arnaud Demare takes stage 1 of Paris-Nice; Tiesj Benoot solos to Strade Bianche win; Anna van der Breggen takes solo win at Strade Bianche; Matej Mohoric wins GP Industria & Artigianato; Remi Cavagna leads QuickStep Floors 1-2 at Dwars door West-Vlaanderen; Chloe Dygert smashes individual pursuit world record and takes rainbows; Richie Porte to miss Tirreno-Adriatico due to illness; Tejay Van Garderen out of Paris-Nice after team-car collision; Lucy Kennedy impresses in first European classic; UCI official suffers serious head injury at Track World Championships; Wout van Aert’s double-leg cramp.
Daily News Digest: Strade Bianche, Paris-Nice, Porte out of Tirreno-Adriatico
In other track cycling news, the Bendigo Madison, scheduled for the upcoming long weekend, has attracted a stellar men’s and women’s field. A total of four world champions will be in attendance, including three-time world champion Leigh Howard.
The men’s field will be headline by the pairings of Howard and Cam Scott, Sam Welsford and Kelland O’Brien and Jordan Kerby and Nick Yallouris. The women’s field features Tayla Evans and Sarah Gigante,