Deignan back for good after maternity leave

Ahead of the 2019 season, the comeback of Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) was very anticipated. Opinions differed on whether Deignan could return to the highest level after sitting out 2018 due to pregnancy and signing for the new Trek-Segafredo team. When she returned to racing at the Ardennes classics, Deignan performed well right away, being at … Continue reading Deignan back for good after maternity leave

Criterium du Dauphine: Muhlberger comes close in Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne

Gregor Mühlberger (Bora-Hansgrohe) spent more than 200km in the breakaway Friday at the Criterium du Dauphine but came up just short of the biggest win of his career when Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) beat him in a photo finish on the line in Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne.  The 25-year-old Austrian, who won stage 6 of the BinckBank Tour last year, … Continue reading Criterium du Dauphine: Muhlberger comes close in Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne

Six riders corroborate abuse allegations against Patrick Van Gansen

In the wake of three formal complaints of abuse levelled against Health Mate Ladies Team manager Patrick Van Gansen at the UCI Ethics Commission, six more former riders have come forward corroborating the accusations that include verbal aggression and sexually inappropriate remarks. Cyclingnews reported on Tuesday that Esther Meisels, Sara Mustonen and Chloë Turblin all left … Continue reading Six riders corroborate abuse allegations against Patrick Van Gansen

Brailsford applauds UCI on keeping Cobo's Vuelta a Espana case confidential during proceedings

Dave Brailsford was cautious not to give away too much at the start of stage 6 of the Critérium du Dauphiné when asked about the shocking news that Juan Jose Cobo would be stripped of his 2011 Vuelta a España title pending an appeal. The UCI announced on Thursday that its Anti-Doping Tribunal found Cobo … Continue reading Brailsford applauds UCI on keeping Cobo's Vuelta a Espana case confidential during proceedings

Adam Yates: The Dauphine is so close I can't single out just one rival

With a slender 40 seconds covering the entire top 10 at the Critérium du Dauphiné after six stages, race leader Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) is wise to focus his gaze on a number of riders rather than focus on one specific rider, especially now that pre-race favourite Chris Froome (Team Ineos) is out after his horrific crash. … Continue reading Adam Yates: The Dauphine is so close I can't single out just one rival

Criterium du Dauphine: Tom Dumoulin hoping to attack on stage 7

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) had a quiet stage 6 at the Critérium du Dauphiné, sitting up on the day's final climb – the Col de Beaune – to finish more than 11 minutes behind stage winner Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and about five minutes behind the main general classification contenders in Saint-Michel-De-Maurienne. Dumoulin arrived at the Dauphiné … Continue reading Criterium du Dauphine: Tom Dumoulin hoping to attack on stage 7