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Oleg Tinkov battles extradition to the US on tax fraud charges

Oleg Tinkov, former owner of the Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team, is currently battling extradition to the US on tax fraud charges. Tinkov appe...

Ivan Basso slots into new role as Technical Coordinator for Tinkoff Team

Earlier this month he announced that he would retire as a professional rider, deciding not to race again after being forced to withdraw f...

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...

Saxo Bank ends long-term sponsorship of Tinkoff-Saxo team

An eight year association with the team now known as Tinkoff-Saxo has come to an end, with the Saxo Bank company confirming today that it...

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...

Peter Sagan's world championship-themed Specialized Tarmac

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CT) – In years past we’ve often had to wait until the new year to get a glimpse of what the UCI road rac...

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...

Sportful 2015 spring/summer clothing review

Sportful began with a bright orange ski-suit in 1972 and has grown to produce a wide range of apparel for a variety of outdoor activities...

Basso retires from cycling, will take up new role with Tinkoff-Saxo team

He still had a year left to run on his Tinkoff-Saxo contract but, after a brush with cancer this season, Ivan Basso has taken the decisio...

Tinkoff-Saxo continues in Vuelta but promises immediate withdrawal if any further safety issues arise

Although its team owner Oleg Tinkov implied he wanted to remove his Tinkoff-Saxo squad from the Vuelta a España and the team itself said ...

Tinkoff-Saxo debating its continued participation in Vuelta after second rider hit by motorbike

Four days after Peter Sagan was hit by a motorbike near the finish of stage, and hours after it released a list of demands for the Vuelta...

Tinkoff-Saxo demands apology and charitable donation from Vuelta organisers over Sagan motorbike collision

Responding to the collision between a race motorbike and Peter Sagan on the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España, the Slovakian’s Tinkoff-...

Tinkoff-Saxo denies firing of Julich and Healey, describes their departure as a mutual decision

Responding to media reports Monday suggesting that Bobby Julich and Daniel Healey had been fired from the Tinkoff-Saxo squad, the team ha...

Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Basso will race in 2016, is poised to reveal contract extensions

The Tinkoff-Saxo team has said that, starting Thursday, it plans to begin naming riders who will be given contract extensions for 2016. B...

Following cancer surgery, Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Basso could return to peloton before end of the season

One day after Ivan Basso had his left testicle removed, the Italian’s Tinkoff Saxo team has said that it is possible that he could return...

Contador: achieving the Giro d’Italia-Tour de France double can change my career

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – He’s said that he is in the closing stages of his professional career, with a retirement at the end of 20...

After California success, Sagan looking forward ‘to having more fun’ in Tour de Suisse

Returning to action after putting in one of the most impressive rides of his career in the Tour of California, Peter Sagan has the sound ...

Kreuziger to ride Amstel Gold Race and Liège despite pending CAS case; Valgren also leads team

One day after a date was announced for Roman Kreuziger’s hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, his Tinkoff Saxo team has confirm...

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...

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...