Lutsenko: I'm even stronger than last year at Tour of Oman

Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) was on flying form at last year's Tour of Oman, finishing third on two of the early stages before finishing second on Green Mountain to claim the overall title. This year, he's going even better, and on Monday he made it back-to-back stage wins to move into the red leader's jersey with … Continue reading Lutsenko: I'm even stronger than last year at Tour of Oman

Van Avermaet ‘super happy’ with individual and team display on frenetic Oman stage

Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) received confirmation of his pre-Classics form with third place on the uphill finish on stage 3 of the Tour of Oman, on a day when crosswinds gave the peloton a true workout. The Belgian ultimately had to bow to Alexey Lutsenko (Astana), who surged clear at the top of the … Continue reading Van Avermaet ‘super happy’ with individual and team display on frenetic Oman stage

Atapuma: My time at UAE wasn’t good, but I can get back to my old level at Cofidis

After an absence of more than six months, Darwin Atapuma is back pinning on race numbers this week at the Tour of Oman, threading the pins through the red jersey of Cofidis, in which he hopes he can reignite his career after a rough couple of seasons. In 2016, the Colombian climber finished ninth overall … Continue reading Atapuma: My time at UAE wasn’t good, but I can get back to my old level at Cofidis

Lutsenko stamps early authority on Tour of Oman – Stage 2 highlights

Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) laid down the foundations for the defence of his Tour of Oman title on Sunday, taking victory in Al Bustan on stage 2. The Kazakh rider took a clear victory over stage 1 winner Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) on the uphill stretch to the line after he launched a solo attack … Continue reading Lutsenko stamps early authority on Tour of Oman – Stage 2 highlights