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Zolder race proves tough for Americans

After being out of contention for much of the race, American Jonathan Page (Planet Bike)

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Slámová signs with Team Vienne Futuroscope

Gabriela Sl

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 The World Cup mountain bike race in Houffalize, Belgium, scheduled for May 2010 will most likely not be held, due to financial shortfalls. The news is expected to be officially announced Monday night. The Houffalize Commune is expected to cancel the race due to an 80,000 Euro shortfall, according to the Belgian website Actu24.be. The city “will not bear the burden alone,” said Mayor Mark Capri. The race would be cancelled entirely “unless we have the promise of support” from ...

Houffalize may have to cancel 2010 World Cup mountain bike race

The World Cup mountain bike race in Houffalize, Belgium, scheduled for May 2010 will most likely not be held, due to financial shortfalls. The news is expected to be officially announced Monday night. The Houffalize Commune is expected to cancel the race due to an 80,000 Euro shortfall, according to the Belgian website Actu24.be. The […]

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 Danilo Di Luca will face a hearing at the Italian anti-doping Tribunal (TNA) on Monday, February 1, 2010, for his positive test results for CERA during this year's Giro d'Italia. The Italian was provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union (UCI) on July 22, when it was confirmed that he had tested positive for the third-generation EPO after stages 11 and 18 of the Giro. Di Luca finished the race second overall, 41 seconds behind winner Denis Menchov (Rabobank). The Italian Olympic ...

Di Luca’s CERA hearing scheduled for February

Danilo Di Luca will face a hearing at the Italian anti-doping Tribunal (TNA) on Monday, February 1, 2010, for his positive test results for CERA during this year’s Giro d’Italia. The Italian was provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union (UCI) on July 22, when it was confirmed that he had tested positive for the […]

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Russia abandons Costa Rican tour

The Russian national team abandoned La Vuelta Ciclista Internacional a Costa Rica en masse on Saturday in protest of the race jury’s decision to disqualify Alexander Khatuntsev a day earlier. Khatuntsev had been the first rider to cross the line on Friday’s third stage, however, the 24-year-old had taken a wrong turn, cutting some 20 […]

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Carlos Sastre will race 2010 Giro d’Italia

Carlos Sastre has confirmed that he will race the Giro d’Italia next season. The Cerv

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 Davide Rebellin's hearing before the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) scheduled for this past week has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict. No new date was announced. Rebellin had an appointment on the same day with the Monaco Cycling Federation, which issued his race licence. The Italian tested positive for the EPO derivative CERA at the Beijing Olympics last summer. CONI wants three-years for Di Luca Italian Danilo Di Luca has reacted to news that CONI is recommending a three-year ban ...

Rebellin’s CONI hearing postponed

Davide Rebellin’s hearing before the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) scheduled for this past week has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict. No new date was announced. Rebellin had an appointment on the same day with the Monaco Cycling Federation, which issued his race licence. The Italian tested positive for the EPO derivative CERA at […]

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 Allan Davis has parted ways with Quick Step after one and a half seasons with the Belgian ProTour team. Dutch website wielernieuws.nl reported that Quick Step had not been able to offer the 29-year-old a new contract following the withdrawal of bicycle manufacturer Specialized as a team sponsor. Confirmation of Davis' departure from Quick Step came a day after the team's manager, Patrick Lefevere, had indicated his continued interest in signing Spaniard Alberto Contador for the 2011 season. "I ...

Allan Davis leaves Quick Step

Allan Davis has parted ways with Quick Step after one and a half seasons with the Belgian ProTour team. Dutch website wielernieuws.nl reported that Quick Step had not been able to offer the 29-year-old a new contract following the withdrawal of bicycle manufacturer Specialized as a team sponsor. Confirmation of Davis’ departure from Quick Step […]

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Cavendish and Greipel to ride Vuelta together?

With the thoughts of a rainbow jersey spurring him on, Mark Cavendish is likely to make his Vuelta a Espa

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 The German race formerly known as Rund um den Henninger Turm will once again have a new name and a new course in 2010. The event, traditionally held on May 1, will next year be called Rund um den Finanzplatz and run from Eschborn to downtown Frankfurt. For 47 years the race was known as Rund um den Henninger Turm. After the Henninger beer company withdrew from sponsorship, the race was run in 2009 under the name Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop. The race will start in Eschborn and run to downtown Frankfurt. ...

New name for Frankfurt’s May Day race

The German race formerly known as Rund um den Henninger Turm will once again have a new name and a new course in 2010. The event, traditionally held on May 1, will next year be called Rund um den Finanzplatz and run from Eschborn to downtown Frankfurt. For 47 years the race was known as […]

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