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Maybe the NTT team will find a sponsor after all?

Just days after NTT team manager Bjarne Riis gave an interview suggesting that things were not going well in the search for a new sponsor...

Bjarne Riis more than 60% certain that NTT won't find a sponsor

Bjarne Riis is not optimistic about the future of NTT Pro Cycling after a sponsorship search came up with nothing. Nada. Zip. Zilch. “The...

Bjarne Riis is back. How are we supposed to feel about that?

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) — Bjarne Riis is back, wandering the halls of the Hilton Adelaide, slipping between cars at Tour Down Under star...

Bjarne Riis becomes team manager of NTT Pro Cycling

Bjarne Riis is back to managing a WorldTour team. The former pro and former manager of the team variously known as CSC and Saxo Bank is t...

Riis announces multifaceted cycling project, states intention to have WorldTour team in 2017

Unveiling a new project based on several aspects but including a potential return to the top level in pro cycling, Bjarne Riis and busine...

Saxo Bank dismisses Riis collaboration rumours: No involvement with a cycling team in 2016

Commenting after Saxo Bank indicated Thursday that it was ending its backing of the Tinkoff-Saxo team, its CEO has ruled out moving its s...

Oleg Tinkov: I’m open to selling Tinkoff-Saxo for the right money

Days after media reports stated that former team owner Bjarne Riis was attempting to buy back the Tinkoff-Saxo squad, Oleg Tinkov has sai...

Report: Riis attempting to buy Tinkoff-Saxo team back from Oleg Tinkov

Almost two years after he sold his team to Oleg Tinkov and seven months after he left it after a falling out with the Russian, Bjarne Rii...

Riis says goodbye to Tinkoff-Saxo; unclear if he hopes to continue in cycling

Issuing a brief statement in the wake of his parting of ways from the Tinkoff-Saxo team, Bjarne Riis has bid farewell to the squad he own...

Saxo Bank CEO offers to mediate between Tinkov and Riis and find a solution

Saxo Bank CEO Lars Seier Christensen has said he believes it is possible to resolve the current situation between Oleg Tinkov and Bjarne ...

Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Riis is sidelined, but questions remain as to the reason

The Tinkoff-Saxo team of Alberto Contador and Peter Sagan has confirmed reports that Bjarne Riis has been sidelined from his position as ...

Report: Riis suspended by Tinkov, could Dane be on his way out of the sport?

Amid rumours that he could be facing a lengthy – or possibly permanent – ban from the sport as a result of the pending Anti Doping Denmar...

Contador announces he’ll remain with Tinkoff-Saxo in 2016, Tinkov confirms it will be his final season

With is contract due to finish at the end of the current season, Alberto Contador, Tinkoff-Saxo owner Oleg Tinkov and general manager Bja...

Riis likely to learn fate soon in relation to Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation

A long-awaited doping report which will determine whether or not Bjarne Riis can continue his work in cycling finally appears close to be...

Tinkoff Saxo team confirms plan to climb Kilimanjaro as part of off-season camp

Undertaking what will be one of the most unusual pre-season team-building camps in cycling history, the Tinkoff Saxo management have toda...

Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation into Riis, doping in cycling still ongoing

Anti Doping Denmark’s investigation into the sport of cycling continues onwards, with ADD confirming to CyclingTips that no decision or c...

Bjarne Riis: ‘Majka is a happy little b***ard right now’

He’s known for being withdrawn, distant in speaking to to reporters, but Bjarne Riis was effusive at the finish of stage fourteen in Riso...

Tinkoff-Saxo’s Riis and BMC’s Peiper on Contador and van Garderen

Both Tinkoff-Saxo directeur sportif Bjarne Riis and his BMC Racing Team equivalent Allan Peiper have expressed confidence in their respec...

Team Saxo-Tinkoff Press Conference

GCN live streamed the Team Saxo-Tinkoff press conference on Monday 2nd December at 15:00 GMT. Bjarne Riis, Alberto Contador and Nicolas R...

Rasmussen says Riis aware of doping

(AFP) Danish cyclist Michael Rasmussen has told anti-doping authorities Saxo-Tinkoff manager Bjarne Riis knew about widespread doping in ...