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Costa and Ulissi ink two-year deals with new Chinese WorldTour project

Following the confirmation that the current Lampre-Merida team will transfer into one with new Chinese backers in the future, the first t...

China set to enter the WorldTour, but what’s the plan?

Late last week a Chinese-led consortium held a press conference in Beijing to announce "The First UCI WorldTeam of China". The announceme...

First Chinese WorldTour team the aim as company buys Lampre-Merida’s licence owner

The future of the Lampre-Merida team has been under question ever since Merida confirmed that it would partner with the new Bahrain Pro C...

Lampre-Merida quits MPCC over Ulissi case

A standoff between the MPCC anti-doping group and the Lampre-Merida team over the situation involving the rider Diego Ulissi has led to t...

Updated: Conflicting reports about possible deal between Dekker and Lampre-Merida

Thomas Dekker’s long search for a replacement team may potentially be inching closer to a successful conclusion, with media reports sugge...

Lampre-Merida insists it hasn’t violated MPCC rules with retention of Ulissi

Responding to Thursday’s MPCC statement which referred to its rule about not signing riders with bans of six months or longer plus the wa...

MPCC awaiting clarification from Lampre-Merida over plans to retain Ulissi

The MPCC has responded to a statement by Diego Ulissi’s Lampre-Merida team this week saying that he will return to competition with the s...

Rui Costa’s brother Mario inks deal to race alongside him with Lampre-Merida

Former world road race champion Rui Costa will have company from close to home alongside him next season, with his Lampre-Merida team con...

Horner looking elsewhere as Lampre-Merida confirms contract won’t be renewed

Having held off on making a firm decision until now, the Lampre-Merida team has indicated that Chris Horner will no longer be part of the...

Lampre-Merida dismisses reports that talks have ended with Chris Horner

Responding to a report Tuesday by La Gazzetta dello Sport stating that Chris Horner would not be given a contract extension for 2015, the...