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An ode to the Australian summer of racing

When Chris Froome (Sky) crossed the finish line atop Arthurs Seat on the final day of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour, he didn’t just bring tha...

Pinotti: Porte has huge potential, he now needs to step up in terms of mental strength

BMC Racing Team trainer Marco Pinotti believes that new signing Richie Porte can reach a new level this season, believing that his move f...

By the numbers: How Orica-GreenEdge controlled the Tour Down Under

It's fair to say Orica-GreenEdge had a great Tour Down Under. With four stage wins out of a possible six, victory in the points classific...

Eight talking points from the 2016 Tour Down Under

The 2016 Santos Tour Down Under has come to a close after a week of terrific racing in and around Adelaide. As you would have read by now...

Photo gallery: 2016 Santos Tour Down Under, stage 6

The final stage of this year's Tour Down Under had a certain air of inevitability about it. Simon Gerrans was almost certainly going to w...

Simon Gerrans wins the 2016 Tour Down Under, Caleb Ewan takes the final stage

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Caleb Ewan has wrapped up a dominant week for Orica-GreenEdge at the Santos Tour Down Under, winning the final...

Bikes of the Bunch: Tyler Farrar's rescue bike

Today's edition of Bikes of the Bunch is a little different. Less focused on the bike itself and the reason the owner bought it, this edi...

Photo gallery: 2016 Santos Tour Down Under, stage 5

Richie Porte might have come into the Tour Down Under claiming he was "underdone" compared to previous years, but that didn't stop him fr...

Richie Porte claims Willunga three-peat on stage 5 of the Tour Down Under

WILLUNGA, Australia (CT) – Richie Porte (BMC) has won stage 5 of the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under, dashing to a third victory on Willunga ...

Photo gallery: 2016 Santos Tour Down Under, stage 4

On stage 4 of the Santos Tour Down Under Simon Gerrans became the first ride in six years to win back-to-back stages at the season's firs...

Simon Gerrans extends Tour Down Under lead with stage 4 win

VICTOR HARBOR, Australia (CT) – Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) has the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under in a stranglehold after taking a seco...

Michael Woods: the Tour Down Under's surprise podium contender

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – When the peloton hit the base of the Corkscrew Road climb on stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under there were ...

Photo gallery: 2016 Santos Tour Down Under, stage 3

After an injury-riddled 2015 season and a crash in the final 500 metres of yesterday's stage 2, Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) returned ...

Highlights from stage 3 of the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under

At the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under the Corkscrew Road stage featured one of the most memorable moves in the race's history: a blistering ...

Simon Gerrans takes Tour Down Under lead with stage 3 win

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) has won an entertaining third stage of the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under, propel...

Photo gallery: 2016 Santos Tour Down Under, stage 2

It's been an impressive rise through the ranks for Jay McCarthy. After turning pro in 2013 he was third in a stage of the Giro d'Italia i...

Highlights from stage 2 of the 2016 Santos Down Under

Twenty-three-year-old Queenslander Jay McCarthy (Tinkoff) took the biggest win of his young career on stage 2 of the 2016 Tour Down Under...

Jay McCarthy sprints to stage 2 win at the 2016 Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Jay McCarthy (Tinkoff) has dashed to the biggest win of his young career, winning the uphill sprint into Stirl...

Photo gallery: 2016 Santos Women's Tour kickstarts the 2016 UCI season

It’s heating up in the land down under and as temperatures rise, so does the level of racing. Now in its second year, The Santos Women's ...

Santos Women's Tour: Kimberley Wells wins the finale but Katrin Garfoot tops the GC

The 2016 Santos Women's Tour wrapped up in front of huge crowds in Adelaide's Victoria Park on Tuesday with an evening criterium. Orica-A...

Highlights from stage 1 of the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under

Two days of racing at the 2016 Tour Down Under, two wins for Caleb Ewan. His win on stage 1 of the TDU proper was his second-ever WorldTo...