Tour of Qatar

Tour of Qatar official: Etixx-QuickStep absent due to disciplinary issues

The Belgian Etixx-QuickStep team is not racing at this year’s Tour of Qatar due to a perceived “lack of respect” at previous editions, Qatar Cycling Federation president Sheikh Khalid Bin Ali Al-Thani said at a press conference in Doha on Sunday. As reported by several news agencies, event organizers felt Etixx had caused problems on …


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Holm says Cavendish may need to pick and choose targets in busy 2016; Drop in level of teams competing in Tour of Qatar; Triple world champion Stybar to ride only one cyclo-cross race this season; Ochowicz states Richie Porte can win a Grand Tour; Spat …


Inside Line: Jessie MacLean on the Ladies Tour of Qatar

The Ladies Tour of Qatar mightn’t be the most scenic of bike races, what with its abundance of dead-straight roads, sand and repetitive landscapes, but that doesn’t mean the racing is dull. Far from it. In this post, Orica-AIS rider Jessie MacLean takes us inside the peloton and shares the experience of racing in the …


News Shorts – Feb 1, 2012

Here are the headlines in Pro Cycling news over the past past week and what’s coming up… Leipheimer Superior in San Luis; Meyer and Howard Win Berlin Six Day; Contador Waits For CAS; Boonen Returns; Evans Talks About His Adopted Son, Gilbert and Hushovd Promise to Support Evans; Valverde Makes a Point, or Does He?; …


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