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 Mark Renshaw of Team Columbia-HTC is suffering from the Epstein-Barr virus and is out of action until at least January. The Australian is the final lead-out man for sprinter Mark Cavendish. Renshaw was diagnosed two weeks ago and advised to take a complete break for several months. He had been scheduled to ride the Jayco Bay Cycling Classic in Geelong, the Australian Open Road Championships and the Tour Down Under. Epstein-Barr virus is related to mononucleosis. It is the same virus which knocked ...

Renshaw out with Epstein-Barr

Mark Renshaw of Team Columbia-HTC is suffering from the Epstein-Barr virus and is out of action until at least January. The Australian is the final lead-out man for sprinter Mark Cavendish. Renshaw was diagnosed two weeks ago and advised to take a complete break for several months. He had been scheduled to ride the Jayco […]

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 Twenty-six ProTour and Professional Continental Directeurs Sportif can now claim a diploma for having completed the course “From Passion to Performance”. The management training course, held the beginning of November, was sponsored by the International Cycling Union (UCI). A total of 26 Directeurs Sportif took part in the programme, and were then asked to draw up activity plans for their teams, based on what they had learned. It was on the basis of an assessment of these plans that certificates ...

Diplomas from the UCI for Directeurs

Twenty-six ProTour and Professional Continental Directeurs Sportif can now claim a diploma for having completed the course “From Passion to Performance”. The management training course, held the beginning of November, was sponsored by the International Cycling Union (UCI). A total of 26 Directeurs Sportif took part in the programme, and were then asked to draw […]

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 Cyclingnews.com is pleased to announce that Mark Findeis, from Belmont, Massachusetts, USA, is the lucky winner of a US national time trial jersey, autographed by five-time national champion, David Zabriskie. Mark was chosen from over 4,000 entries and thanks to the lovely folk at Pearl Izumi – who provided the jersey – will be receiving his prize very soon. Congratulations Mark, and thanks to everyone who entered the competition. Don’t forget, you can still win an Argon18 Krypton ...

Zabriskie-signed jersey winner announced

Cyclingnews.com is pleased to announce that Mark Findeis, from Belmont, Massachusetts, USA, is the lucky winner of a US national time trial jersey, autographed by five-time national champion, David Zabriskie. Mark was chosen from over 4,000 entries and thanks to the lovely folk at Pearl Izumi – who provided the jersey – will be receiving […]

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Valverde adds to Tour Down Under list

SPANISH cycling sensation Caisse d’Epargne’s Alejandro Valverde will ride the Santos Tour Down Under in Australia in January. In a massive coup for Australian cycling fans, Valverde’s appearance is in addition to the return of Lance Armstrong and world champion Cadel Evans. Race director Mike Turtur said: “Caisse d’Epargne is bringing an impressively strong team […]

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O’Grady suffers setback

STUART O’Grady’s comeback to racing has been derailed by illness after hoping to return for Launceston’s International Classic this week. “I spent Wednesday to Friday with a raging fever, incredibly painful headaches, some chest pain and a few other nasty symptoms,” he told Cyclingnews.com this week. “I decided it was time to go into the […]

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 The former ValueAct Capital Women’s Pro Cycling Team will work with the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness in 2010. The team is newly named Team VBF and has signed National Racing Calendar leader, Alison Powers to lead the team in pre-season training camp held in Tucson, Arizona in March. "Our mission is to help generate awareness and funds for breast cancer research," said Lisa Hunt, team manager and directeur sportif. "We are incredibly excited about the opportunity ...

New Team VBF to work with the Vera Bradley Foundation in 2010

The former ValueAct Capital Women’s Pro Cycling Team will work with the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness in 2010. The team is newly named Team VBF and has signed National Racing Calendar leader, Alison Powers to lead the team in pre-season training camp held in Tucson, Arizona in March. “Our mission is to […]

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 Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness has taken over as title sponsor of the ValueAct Capital Women’s Pro Cycling Team in 2010. National Racing Calendar leader, Alison Powers will lead the team in pre-season training camp held in Tucson, Arizona in March. "Our mission is to help generate awareness and funds for breast cancer research," said Lisa Hunt, team manager and directeur sportif. "We are incredibly excited about the opportunity to align with something that ...

Vera Bradley Foundation to title sponsor women’s pro cycling team

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness has taken over as title sponsor of the ValueAct Capital Women’s Pro Cycling Team in 2010. National Racing Calendar leader, Alison Powers will lead the team in pre-season training camp held in Tucson, Arizona in March. “Our mission is to help generate awareness and funds for breast cancer […]

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 Kenda Pro Cycling owner Chad Thompson announced the addition of Italian Luca Damiani to its roster in 2010. The late-signing adds a valuable element of speed and technical skill to a team that seeks success at the National Racing Calendar (NRC) level next year. "We were trying to see if we had the resources to do it," Thompson said. "I knew his results, knew he was a brilliant rider but I wanted to see how he was as a teammate and with communication. I called around and he got gleaming ...

Luca Damiani signs with Kenda Pro Cycling

Kenda Pro Cycling owner Chad Thompson announced the addition of Italian Luca Damiani to its roster in 2010. The late-signing adds a valuable element of speed and technical skill to a team that seeks success at the National Racing Calendar (NRC) level next year. “We were trying to see if we had the resources to […]

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 The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) will be receiving matching grants from the Easton Foundations for itself and for its newest chapter, the Colorado High School Cycling League. "We are hugely grateful for the generosity of Jim Easton and his foundation. This is a major milestone for NICA and the Colorado High School Cycling League," Matt Fritzinger, founder of NICA and the NorCal High School Cycling League. "NICA is having great success finding other sponsors ...

NICA, Colorado school leagues receive support from Easton Foundation

The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) will be receiving matching grants from the Easton Foundations for itself and for its newest chapter, the Colorado High School Cycling League. “We are hugely grateful for the generosity of Jim Easton and his foundation. This is a major milestone for NICA and the Colorado High School Cycling League,” […]

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 British Cycling has announced the first 50 cyclists to be honoured in the British Cycling Hall of Fame. The list includes well-known names Chris Boardman, Phil Liggett, Graeme Obree and Tom Simpson. The “50 Cycling Heroes” will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at British Cycling's 50th anniversary gala February 20, in Manchester. The selection panel chose from 300 nominations made by the public, ranging from riders to coaches to administrators and volunteers. The panel, consisting of ...

British Cycling to honour 50 Cycling Heroes

British Cycling has announced the first 50 cyclists to be honoured in the British Cycling Hall of Fame. The list includes well-known names Chris Boardman, Phil Liggett, Graeme Obree and Tom Simpson. The “50 Cycling Heroes” will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at British Cycling’s 50th anniversary gala February 20, in Manchester. The […]

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