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Riis Sells Team Saxo and Riis Cycling to Russian Businessman Tinkoff

12/3/2013| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Riis Sells Team Saxo and Riis Cycling to Russian Businessman Tinkoff

Riis-owned company Riis Cycling A/S, which runs WorldTour Team Saxo-Tinkoff, has been bought by Tinkoff. Tinkoff's bank ended its sponsorship of Team Saxo-Tinkoff at the conclusion of the 2013 season citing conflicts between Tinkoff and team captain Alberto Contador who delivered substandard performances in 2013.

Riis-owned company Riis Cycling A/S, which runs WorldTour Team Saxo-Tinkoff, has been bought by Tinkoff. Tinkoff's bank ended its sponsorship of Team Saxo-Tinkoff at the conclusion of the 2013 season citing conflicts between Tinkoff and team captain Alberto Contador who delivered substandard performances in 2013.

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Alberto Contador says cycling's clean-up process must end

01/21/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Alberto Contador says cycling's clean-up process must end

Alberto Contador, a two-time winner of the Tour de France who was stripped of a third title for using a banned substance, says cycling needs to take something positive from the Lance Armstrong scandal.

Alberto Contador, a two-time winner of the Tour de France who was stripped of a third title for using a banned substance, says cycling needs to take something positive from the Lance Armstrong scandal.

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Katusha's exclusion from the WorldTour and how it may benefit the UCI

12/13/2012| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Katusha's exclusion from the WorldTour and how it may benefit the UCI

We analyze possible motives behind the UCI's exclusion of Katusha Team from the 2013 WorldTour, which has left Katusha in a cold and bleak midwinter of discontent. We look at possible effects of the exclusion of Team Katusha and the inclusion of Argos-Shimano and Saxo-Tinkoff.

We analyze possible motives behind the UCI's exclusion of Katusha Team from the 2013 WorldTour, which has left Katusha in a cold and bleak midwinter of discontent. We look at possible effects of the exclusion of Team Katusha and the inclusion of Argos-Shimano and Saxo-Tinkoff.

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So many topics - So little time

12/10/2012| 1 comment
by Neil Browne

So many topics - So little time

Just when you think the off-season news cycle might slow down, it kicks into overdrive.

Just when you think the off-season news cycle might slow down, it kicks into overdrive.

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Team Saxo-Tinkoff Granted WorldTour License by UCI

12/10/2012| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Team Saxo-Tinkoff Granted WorldTour License by UCI

Twice Tour de France champion Alberto Contador’s Team Saxo-Tinkoff was surprisingly granted an automatic spot for the top pro road cycling races of the 2013 season, at the expense of world number one Joaquim Rodriguez’s Katusha team earlier today.

Twice Tour de France champion Alberto Contador’s Team Saxo-Tinkoff was surprisingly granted an automatic spot for the top pro road cycling races of the 2013 season, at the expense of world number one Joaquim Rodriguez’s Katusha team earlier today.

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Team Saxo-Tinkoff signs Michael Rogers

12/7/2012| 1 comment
by Mark Watson

Team Saxo-Tinkoff signs Michael Rogers

Earlier today Team Saxo-Tinkoff announced that Australian rider Michael Rogers is joining the team starting with the 2013 season.

Earlier today Team Saxo-Tinkoff announced that Australian rider Michael Rogers is joining the team starting with the 2013 season.

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Spanish Cycling Federation Elects Contador Meat Supplier as President

12/2/2012| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Spanish Cycling Federation Elects Contador Meat Supplier as President

The Spanish cycling federation (RFEC) has elected Jose Luis Lopez Cerron, the man who delivered the beef to Alberto Contador that the rider said led to him testing positive for clenbuterol in 2010, as its new president.

The Spanish cycling federation (RFEC) has elected Jose Luis Lopez Cerron, the man who delivered the beef to Alberto Contador that the rider said led to him testing positive for clenbuterol in 2010, as its new president.

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Alberto Contador asks Tour organizers whether team will be invited

11/30/2012| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Alberto Contador asks Tour organizers whether team will be invited

Alberto Contador has asked Tour de France organizer A.S.O. if his Saxo-Tinkoff team will be invited to compete in the 2013 Tour de France.

Alberto Contador has asked Tour de France organizer A.S.O. if his Saxo-Tinkoff team will be invited to compete in the 2013 Tour de France.

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The WorldTour Points Shuffle

11/27/2012| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

The WorldTour Points Shuffle

It takes more than points to make it to the WorldTour.

It takes more than points to make it to the WorldTour.

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Tyler Hamilton's The Secret Race wins William Hill Prize

11/27/2012| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Tyler Hamilton's The Secret Race wins William Hill Prize

Tyler Hamilton and ghost writer Daniel Coyle have won the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for "The Secret Race." Along with the prize Hamilton and Coyle were handed £24,000.

Tyler Hamilton and ghost writer Daniel Coyle have won the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for "The Secret Race." Along with the prize Hamilton and Coyle were handed £24,000.

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