Van Vleuten and Spratt give Mitchelton-Scott two favourites at Amstel Gold

The Ardennes Classics kick off with Amstel Gold Race on Sunday, and Mitchelton-Scott will line up with two heavy-hitters in Annemiek van Vleuten and Amanda Spratt, both of whom want to win. "It's no secret that my big target for the first half of the season are the Ardennes races, so I just feel excited and … Continue reading Van Vleuten and Spratt give Mitchelton-Scott two favourites at Amstel Gold

Tour of Utah announces 14 of 17 teams for 2019 race

Organizers for the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah have released 14 of the 17 teams that will compete in the 2.HC race in August, with the Jumbo-Visma team of defending champion Sepp Kuss notably absent from the list.  American-based WorldTour teams EF Education First and Trek-Segafredo represent cycling's top level, with the rest of … Continue reading Tour of Utah announces 14 of 17 teams for 2019 race

McLaren court Team Sky coach Ellingworth for senior management role at Bahrain-Merida

Team Sky's Rod Ellingworth has been approached by McLaren to be part of the Bahrain-Merida senior management, Cyclingnews understands. Ellingworth is the current Performance Director at Team Sky. McLaren joined forces with Bahrain-Merida at the start of this year and are due to step in as a co-sponsor at the beginning of the 2020 season … Continue reading McLaren court Team Sky coach Ellingworth for senior management role at Bahrain-Merida

Van der Poel: I think this victory is very important

Mathieu van der Poel (Correndon-Circus) took his fourth win of 2019 and checked off another box on his rapidly growing road resume Wednesday at Brabantse Pijl, beating recent Monument winner Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) in a four-up sprint in Overijse, Belgium. "I knew I had a chance in the sprint, but you're never sure," Van der Poel … Continue reading Van der Poel: I think this victory is very important