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André Greipel's long drought is over

Greipel's 157th career victory comes after a winless streak stretching almost two and a half years.

A brief history of Grand Tour sprint relegations

Another Tour de France, another sprint relegation. Sprinting is a discipline that tends to favor adrenaline over caution, aggression over...

Israel Start-Up Nation extends Greipel for two more years

Roughly halfway through his initial one-year contract with Israel Start-Up Nation, André Greipel has signed an extension that will keep h...

Greipel to miss Classics after dislocating shoulder

André Greipel dislocated his shoulder in a training crash in Germany, his Israel Start-Up Nation team has announced. The injury will side...

Scooter crashes, dirty shoves and sand storms: What goes on at WorldTour training camp

My taxi driver has the appearance of the cat lady from the Simpsons. She also sounds like she's smoked 40-a-day since she primary school....

Greipel to Israel Cycling Academy, Vinokourov acquitted: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: André Greipel signs with Israel Cycling Academy, Alexandre Vinokourov a...

Woods wins Milano-Torino: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Mike Woods wins Milano-Torino ahead of Alejandro Valverde and Adam Yate...

Greipel and Arkéa-Samsic parting ways early: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: André Greipel and Arkéa-Samsic terminate contract, Velon files a compla...

The Gorilla's new habitat

For 2019, André Greipel stepped out of the WorldTour and into a team with a loyal leadout man and an invite to the Tour de France.

Daryl Impey wins Santos Tour Down Under, Andre Greipel claims final stage

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – When it came to predicting a winner of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under, one name was front of mind for most: d...

Four custom-painted bikes of the pro peloton: Sagan, Greipel, Beppu, Morabito

The pro peloton is a well-coordinated bunch, whether it’s weaving through a mountainside or negotiating unruly crowds, the peloton moves ...

Andre Greipel back to his winning ways on stage 1 of the Tour Down Under

LYNDOCH, Australia (CT) – The 2017 season was Andre Greipel’s worst on the bike since 2007. The Lotto Soudal sprinter went winless at the...

Groenewegen wins field sprint in Paris as Froome becomes four-time Tour de France champion

Dutch sprinter Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo) took the first Tour de France stage win of his career Sunday on the Champs-Elysees in Pa...

Fifteen seconds in Vittel: A short drama based on a true story

There is chaos and weirdness and melodrama, and then there is what happened at the end of Stage 4 of the Tour de France. A mostly boring ...

Kittel takes second sprint victory of Tour de France, again ahead of Démare

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) took his second stage victory of the 2017 Tour de France Thursday on a hot day in Troyes. The big Germa...

'One of the classiest of the big champions': Rivals, teammates celebrate Boonen’s career

Win or lose on Sunday, Tom Boonen’s retirement will leave the peloton without one of its most well-known champions. He’s been a ferocious...

Why the world championship contenders are plotting an alternative course via Tour of Britain

The Vuelta a España has long been the traditional route for world championship contenders to prepare, but this time around some of the to...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 21

Photography by Cor Vos, Kristof Ramon, BrakeThrough Media Puting a positive spin on a frustrating Tour de France that had delivered one c...

Mark Cavendish takes 30th stage win at Tour de France, Froome relaxes in yellow

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) sprinted to his fourth stage win of the 2016 Tour de France on Saturday in Villars-les-Dombes Parc des Oi...

Tour de France tech: Custom Ridleys for Greipel and De Gendt

For brands sponsoring the biggest teams in the world, the Tour de France is the most important showcase of the year. It's not just a bike...

How Greg Henderson went beyond the call of duty to make Tour de France team

MONTAUBAN, France (CT) – Strong climbers such as Alberto Contador are known for their ability to ride out of the saddle for long periods ...