Alessandro Petacchi

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chris Froome wins the Criterium du Dauphine; Tom Dumoulin leads the Tour de Suisse after two stages; Caleb Ewan wins the Tour de Korea; Kasia Niewiadoma wins Euskal Emakumeen Bira; Jolien d’Hoore wins the Diamond Tour; Tom Boonen wins the Rund um Köln; Chris Froome …


Ewan versus Guardini, Petacchi and other sprinters at Tour de Langkawi

Still just 20 years of age, Caleb Ewan’s superb progress thus far sees him rated as one of the top sprinters in the latest edition of the Tour de Langkawi. Standing 1.65 metres tall, Ewan has regularly beaten bigger, more muscular riders during the course of his short career. Past results include three wins on …


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba news digest: Ewan and Weening to lead Orica GreenEdge team hopes in Le Tour de Langkawi; Kittel calls for more doping controls before key events, backs prison terms; Petacchi prolongs career with former Neri Sottoli squad, team now named Southeast Pro Cycling; Kreuziger case: UCI contradicts Tinkoff Saxo team …


Petacchi prolongs career with former Neri Sottoli squad, team now named Southeast Pro Cycling

Winner of almost 50 Grand Tour stages during his career, Alessandro Petacchi is attempting to shrug off his 41 years with yet another season in the professional peloton. The Italian rider was left searching for a team when his two season contract with Omega Pharma-QuickStep was not extended. He has now inked a deal with …

Renshaw and Petacchi – Cav’s a nudist

Mark Renshaw and Alessandro Petacchi talk about all the reasons they miss Mark Cavendish after his crash and leaving the Tour de France, as well as a few reasons why they don’t.

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