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Luis León Sánchez targets solid start Down Under

For the fifth time in his career, Luis Le

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 The BMC Racing Team has finalized its roster for the 2010 Tour Down Under, scheduled to take place January 19-24 in Australia. World Champion Cadel Evans and George Hincapie will headline the UCI Pro Continental squad's line-up at the first ProTour event of the 2010 season. "I'm happy to be starting off my season at the Tour Down Under since I've enjoyed that race in the past and it gives us a good chance to race in some warm weather," said Hincapie. "Having Cadel on the team roster ...

Hincapie to tune up for Classics at Tour Down Under

The BMC Racing Team has finalized its roster for the 2010 Tour Down Under, scheduled to take place January 19-24 in Australia. World Champion Cadel Evans and George Hincapie will headline the UCI Pro Continental squad’s line-up at the first ProTour event of the 2010 season. “I’m happy to be starting off my season at […]

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 Androni–Diquigiovanni principal Gianni Savio has expressed his confidence that his team will be granted Professional Continental status when the International Cycling Union (UCI) makes a final ruling on the second tier licences in January, 2010. The team has meanwhile confirmed Alessandro Bertolini will remain with the team. Androni–Diquigiovanni, United States' Rock Racing and the Spanish Xacobeo Galicia were the three teams to miss out on approval when the UCI announced a list of 17 ...

UCI to decide final Pro Continental squads in January

Androni–Diquigiovanni principal Gianni Savio has expressed his confidence that his team will be granted Professional Continental status when the International Cycling Union (UCI) makes a final ruling on the second tier licences in January, 2010. The team has meanwhile confirmed Alessandro Bertolini will remain with the team. Androni–Diquigiovanni, United States’ Rock Racing and the Spanish […]

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 Despite the departure of several key riders such as Edvald Boasson Hagen, who took 13 individual wins in 2009, the Columbia-HTC team has its sights set on another very successful season in the year ahead. Sport director Allan Peiper says that he remains confident that the US-registered ProTour squad will take dozens of victories. “We didn’t think that we’d do as well this season as in 2008, but things worked out very well. We had 80 wins then, this year we had 85,” he told ...

Peiper anticipates another strong year for Columbia-HTC, despite changes

Despite the departure of several key riders such as Edvald Boasson Hagen, who took 13 individual wins in 2009, the Columbia-HTC team has its sights set on another very successful season in the year ahead. Sport director Allan Peiper says that he remains confident that the US-registered ProTour squad will take dozens of victories. “We […]

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Vuelta a Guatemala winner Velásquez tests positive

The winner of this year’s Vuelta a Guatemala , Nery Vel

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New venue for Critérium International

The Crit

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 Cremona Six Day organiser Claudio Santi has admitted that he still needs to overcome problems threatening next year's event, which gets underway on January 21. The challenges relate to sponsorship funding for the race as Cremona's Six-Day joins the growing list of events in this category that face an uncertain future. "Unfortunately we are not yet certain that the International Six Day of Cremona will take place, despite our organisation, which has decided to commit to setting up [the event] ...

Cremona Six Day decision expected on Friday

Cremona Six Day organiser Claudio Santi has admitted that he still needs to overcome problems threatening next year’s event, which gets underway on January 21. The challenges relate to sponsorship funding for the race as Cremona’s Six-Day joins the growing list of events in this category that face an uncertain future. “Unfortunately we are not […]

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 After several years plagued by injury and misfortune 2006 Commonwealth Games kilo champion Ben Kersten has enjoyed a season characterised by growth, development and success. He's optimistic about his 2010 prospects and goes into this weekend's Cronulla International Grand Prix with the best chance of taking out the event on home turf. Kersten has been aiming for a transition from the track to the road for the past three years, but a combination of injury and a lean run of results in the road races ...

Sprinter Kersten finally makes the road transition stick

After several years plagued by injury and misfortune 2006 Commonwealth Games kilo champion Ben Kersten has enjoyed a season characterised by growth, development and success. He’s optimistic about his 2010 prospects and goes into this weekend’s Cronulla International Grand Prix with the best chance of taking out the event on home turf. Kersten has been […]

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 Black Dog Professional Cycling Team Madison and points race rider Ryan Sabga has been forced to withdraw from the third round of the UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia, after sustaining a broken pelvis in a fall while doing his final preparation for the event. Sabga, double silver medalist in the team pursuit and madison at this year's US national championships, will be out of action for approximately four to six weeks, making his participation at the Beijing, China, round of the UCI World Cup ...

Ryan Sabga forced to withdraw from Track World Cup in Colombia

Black Dog Professional Cycling Team Madison and points race rider Ryan Sabga has been forced to withdraw from the third round of the UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia, after sustaining a broken pelvis in a fall while doing his final preparation for the event. Sabga, double silver medalist in the team pursuit and […]

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Milram’s Voss and Schröder tackle cross race

Milram riders Paul Voss and Bj

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