Samuel Sanchez

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Greipel sprints to victory on stage 12 of Giro d’Italia; Sagan again! World champ takes a second stage at Amgen Tour of California; Weening wins second stage at Tour of Norway; Dennis and Bookwalter in familiar, uncertain team dynamic amid California GC contest; Sanchez extends with BMC; Quintana staying in …


Wout Poels wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège to bring Team Sky its first Monument

After 248km of cold, miserable conditions, Dutch rider Wout Poels took the biggest win of his career, and the first Monument for Team Sky, winning the 102nd edition of Liége-Bastogne-Liége. Polls out-sprinted Swiss rider Michael Albasini (Orica-GreenEdge) and Rui Costa (Lampre-Merida) from a four-man group; BMC Racing’s Samuel Sanchez ran out of legs as the …


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Sammy Sanchez wins in another close Basque stage; Blaak wins Energiewacht Tour stage 2, takes over lead; Vorobyev makes it two wins at Circuit de la Sarthe; Lechuga takes the opening stage at Redlands Classic; Companioni solos to victory at opening stage of Redlands Classic; Scheldeprijs record-setter Kittel: The …

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Rohan Dennis wins the Tour Down Under, Wouter Wippert claims final stage; Dani Diaz wins the Tour de San Luis, Mark Cavendish wins final stage; UCI backtracks on ranking and points system for 2015; Roman Kreuziger undergoes polygraph to prove innocence; Samuel Sanchez re-signs with …


Samuel Sanchez extends with BMC Racing Team, will remain in peloton

Widely expected to retire, former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez has instead inked a deal to renew with the BMC Racing Team and will be part of the setup during the 2015 season. Sanchez, who sprinted to victory in the 2008 Olympic road race in Beijing, moved to the team prior to the 2014 season after …


Samuel Sanchez close to retirement but considering one offer

Several weeks after the BMC Racing Team confirmed to CyclingTips that Samuel Sanchez wouldn’t be with the team in 2015, the former Olympic champion is hovering on the brink of retirement. The rider, who will turn 37 years of age in February, has one possibility to continue, but is uncertain if he will take up …


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Lighter and with renewed morale, Porte excited about 2015: “I’d love to have a big year”; Retirement or alternative offer? Sanchez won’t be with BMC Racing Team in 2015; Bora – Argon 18 chasing another invite to Tour de France; ASO confirms starting teams for …


Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to the Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Bonifazio wins stage eight of Tour of Hainan, moves to second overall; Frustrated by near miss, Cantwell motivated to win final stage in Hainan; Cookson doubts three week women’s Tour de France is viable to run during men’s event; UCI President believes …


BMC Racing Team specifies targets for Evans, Sanchez, Gilbert in Vuelta a España

As the days tick down until Saturday’s start of the Vuelta a España in Jerez de la Frontera, the BMC Racing Team has confirmed that three of its strongest riders will take the start, each holding different ambitions for the event. Former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez is thought likely to lead the team, with general …


Wednesday, June 6 News Shorts

Here’s what has been making headlines throughout the past week and what is coming up… Aussies lead in Dauphiné; Over to Evans…; Contador to join Saxo Bank?; Sánchez leaving Euskaltel?; Nibali leaves Liquigas; Bravo Bos!


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