» Richie Porte abandons Tour de France
15/07/18 21:03 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Richie Porte has abandoned the 2018 Tour de France after crashing on stage 9. The BMC Racing team leader fell inside the opening 10 kilometres of the stage, well before the race reached the 15 sectors of cobbles that defined Sunday's rou...

» Stuyven and Vermote: Dark horses with freedom on the cobbles
15/07/18 20:40 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Two Belgian riders can be regarded as dark horses for the win on stage 9 of the Tour de France on Sunday, with a cobblestone stage from Arras to Roubaix. Jasper Stuyven ( Trek-Segafredo ) and Julien Vermote ( Dimension Data ) have free r...

» Movistar hoping to limit their losses on Roubaix cobbles
15/07/18 20:00 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Veteran Classics specialist Daniele Bennati and Movistar teammates Jose Rojas and Imanol Erviti face the arduous task of guiding not one, not two, but three team leaders across the Roubaix cobbles during today’s ninth stage of the Tour d...

» Chris Froome could ride Vuelta a Espana in August
15/07/18 19:40 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Chris Froome has not ruled out riding the Vuelta a Espana this August, and could take on the unprecedented challenge of trying to win all three Grand Tours in one calendar year. The 33-year-old won a debut Giro d'Italia in May and is cur...

» Tour de France: Degenkolb scared off by Gaviria in stage 8 sprint
15/07/18 18:30 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Trek-Segafredo 's John Degenkolb scored his best result of this year's Tour de France so far in a chaotic sprint at the end of stage 8 to Amiens , won by Dutch ace Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo). But Degenkolb's third place behind Bor...

» Giro Rosa: Stage 9 highlights - Video
15/07/18 17:45 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Some 21 years after it first appeared in the race, the Monte Zoncolan returned to the route of the Giro Rosa and it didn’t disappoint with Annemiek van Vleuten ( Mitchelton-Scott ) claiming an emphatic victory on stage 9. After moving in...

» BMC riding for Porte, but Van Avermaet hoping to have his chance on cobbles
15/07/18 17:36 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
"We'll try to do both," replied Greg Van Avermaet when the current leader of this year's Tour de France was asked how his BMC squad were likely to handle both Van Avermaet's ambitions to keep the yellow jersey and possibly win stage 9 , ...

» Giro Rosa stage 9 reactions: I really wanted this stage win, says Van Vleuten
15/07/18 15:03 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Annemiek van Vleuten ( Mitchelton-Scott ) increased her overall lead at the Giro Rosa on Saturday by winning stage 9 with its summit finish on the Monte Zoncolan. Attacking her rival Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio ( Cervélo-Bigla ) with just und...

» Team Sky: We have one leader at the Tour de France
15/07/18 13:28 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Team Sky directeur sportif Servais Knaven has cleared up the Tour de France leadership situation at Team Sky, insisting that Chris Froome is the undoubted team leader, and that Geraint Thomas remains a back-up option. There were question...

» Vincenzo Nibali hoping to repeat his Roubaix cobbles attack of 2014 Tour de France
15/07/18 12:44 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Vincenzo Nibali built his 2014 Tour de France victory on a strong ride on the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix and is quietly hoping for a similar day of grace so that he can gain chunks of time on his overall rivals in this year's race. Nibali'...

» Lefevere aims to win and 'kick out' some GC riders on Sunday's cobbles
15/07/18 12:08 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
At the Tour de France on Sunday, the Quick-Step Floors team aims to take the stage 9 victory in Roubaix while doing a good job for Bob Jungels in the general classification. It's a "nearly impossible" task, according to team manager Patr...

» Adam Yates surrounded by Classics experts for Tour de France cobbled stage
15/07/18 07:41 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
The final stage before the Tour de France 's first rest day has been building in anticipation since this year's race route was announced last October and while some Classics specialists will relish a July jaunt on the cobbles, the GC con...

» Tour de France: Double Dylan Groenewegen Zwift Rider of the Day
15/07/18 07:15 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Seemingly in the form of his life after two wins in two days, Dylan Groenewegen ( LottoNL-Jumbo ) is our Zwift Rider of the Day on stage 8 of the Tour de France . The Dutchman beat perhaps the best field he has ever faced and did so conv...

» Tony Martin out of Tour de France with spinal fracture
15/07/18 06:43 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Tony Martin ( Katusha-Alpecin ) has been forced to abandon the Tour de France after being involved in a mass-crash during stage 9. His team announced on Twitter that Martin - who finished the stage in last place, 11:05 down - had suffere...

» Tour de France: More disappointment for empty-handed Demare
15/07/18 05:07 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
The disappointment was clear as Arnaud Démare arrived back at the Groupama-FDJ bus in Amiens after placing fifth on stage 8 of the Tour de France . "As you can see, there are a lot of you here to cover my defeats every day," the Frenchma...

» Dan Martin 'ripped to pieces' in Tour de France crash
15/07/18 04:02 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Dan Martin emerged from the Tour de France X-ray truck in pain but also relieved that he had not suffered any fractures in his high-speed crash in the stage to Amiens. The UAE Team Emirates leader crashed at speed with 17km to go but got...

» Tour de France: Greipel, Gaviria relegated in separate incidents during sprint in Amiens
15/07/18 03:20 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) and Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) were relegated from the Tour de France stage 8 sprint after two separate head-butting incidents during the finale into Amiens, the race jury showing no tolerance for t...

» Tour de France: Stage 8 finish line quotes
15/07/18 02:45 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNl-Jumbo) - stage winner The legs have been better every day. It was a fast final with a lot of corners but the team did an amazing job and put me in a great position. I saw Gaviria and Greipel were fighting for p...

» Leading teams up in arms about planned 2020 UCI WorldTour reforms
15/07/18 01:10 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Some of the biggest team's in the men's WorldTour are up in arms and ready to fight against proposed reforms to the structure of the sport's highest division, concerned that reduction from 18 to 15 WorldTour teams will kill off three exi...

» Tensions emerge within Katusha as Konyshev labels Kittel as egotistical
14/07/18 23:00 from Cyclingnews News Headlines
Tensions have emerged in the Katusha-Alpecin camp at the Tour de France after directeur sportif Dimitri Konyshev labelled Marcel Kittel “egotistical”. In a big interview with the Russian about his career as a rider, published in Saturday...

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