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Jones abruptly leaves Giant-Alpecin, ready for “next step” in life

American Carter Jones and Giant-Alpecin have agreed to part ways and terminate Jones’ contract as of July. Jones is the second American t...

Degenkolb: Return to racing slated for May; focus is on Tour de France

German John Degenkolb continues to recover from a devastating car accident, with a focus on the Tour de France. At a Giant-Alpecin team p...

Giant-Alpecin’s difficult season start sees team cancel participation in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Still reeling from the crash which saw six riders hit by a car in January, the Giant-Alpecin team has taken the difficult decision not to...

The aftermath: Giant's Chad Haga keeping spirits high after horrific collision

It happened in the blink of an eye. A head-on collision with a vehicle in the wrong lane. Every road cyclist’s worst nightmare. In an ins...

Stage 7 of the Tour Down Under: the inaugural Rickshaw World Championships

For most riders in the Tour Down Under peloton, the year's first WorldTour race ran for a measly six stages. But for four of the toughest...

Giant-Alpecin crash: Additional surgery for Degenkolb, but operation deemed unnecessary for Haga

Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix winner John Degenkolb has returned to Germany after being hit by a car last Saturday, with his Giant-Alp...

Successful surgery for Degenkolb, Haga, more treatment to follow

The two riders most seriously hurt in Saturday’s Giant-Alpecin training crash, John Degenkolb and Chad Haga, have had successful first ph...

Giant-Alpecin road captain Koen de Kort reacts to team’s horror collision

The seven-man Giant-Alpecin team competing at the Santos Tour Down Under awoke in Adelaide to the horrific news of a collision at a team ...

Degenkolb confirms finger was almost completely severed in collision with car, details injuries

Milan – Sanremo and Paris-Roubaix champion John Degenkolb has said that he went close to losing his finger in the serious accident suffer...

Update to Chad Haga's injuries after Giant-Alpecin training crash

American Chad Haga was one of six Giant-Alpecin riders involved in a serious crash while training in Spain on Saturday. Media reports hav...

Giant-Alpecin confirms Degenkolb, Barguil, Haga and three others involved in collision with car in Spain

As was reported earlier, six Giant-Alpecin riders were hit by a car while training near Calpe in Spain on Saturday; the team has now clar...

Disaster at Giant-Alpecin training camp; one seriously injured after vehicle strikes riders

At least one Giant-Alpecin rider was transported by helicopter to a hospital near Calpe, Spain, Saturday after a head-on collision with a...

Holm: ‘Kittel will return, and he will win races. He has something others don’t have’

He’s worked closely with Mark Cavendish for several years, helping him become the best sprinter in recent decades, and now he’ll try to b...

Dumoulin and Barguil extend with Giant-Alpecin until end of 2018

The perception that the Giant-Alpecin is increasingly looking towards overall stage race contention has been reinforced by the news that ...

Without Marcel Kittel, what are Giant-Alpecin's new ambitions?

Giant-Alpecin may adopt a more all-round approach to the Tour de France next season in the absence of marquee sprinter Marcel Kittel whos...

Dumoulin, Barguil get backup as ten Dam signs Giant-Alpecin contract

The expected push by Vuelta a España breakthrough rider Tom Dumoulin for stage race success next season and beyond has seen his Giant-Alp...

Kittel says Giant-Alpecin’s future focus on GC was one reason for his departure

Almost certainly referring to Tom Dumoulin’s breakthrough ride at the Vuelta a España, a performance which illustrated that he could beco...

Kittel leaves Giant-Alpecin one year before end of contract: ‘I want to make a fresh start’

Following on from rumours this week that Marcel Kittel will leave Giant-Alpecin and move to Ettix – Quick-Step, the sprinter and his curr...

Kittel agency : ‘no information’ about story linking rider to transfer to Etixx – Quick-Step

A two year sponsorship deal announced Tuesday by the Etixx – Quick-Step team has fuelled suggestions that Marcel Kittel could be on his w...

Degenkolb leads Giant-Alpecin for Vuelta a España, alternative programme for Kittel

Although he missed the Tour de France and didn’t ride the Giro d’Italia, Marcel Kittel will not be part of the Giant-Alpecin team for the...

Kittel on Tour non-selection: Not being nominated is without doubt the most difficult time of my career

Giving his thoughts in detail after his Giant-Alpecin team stated earlier on Thursday that he would not be part of the lineup for the Tou...