FRANCESCO GAVAZZI


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Romain Bardet favours uncertainty in Tour de France route

Considering the rumours of cobbles and climbing time-trials for the 2018 Tour de France, Romain Bardet has said that he is in favour of everything that makes the race unpredictable Read more...

Finger surgery keeps Iljo Keisse out of Six Days of Ghent

Quick-Step Floors has confirmed Iljo Keisse's absence from the Six Days of Ghent. The rider underwent a finger operation and will not be able to recover in time for the event. Read more...

Brazilian Nicolas Sessler moves to Burgos-BH

Brazilian Nicolas Sessler has confirmed his move to Burgos-BH. The rider is one of the new signings for the Spanish team, which will become ProContinental in 2018. Read more...

Belgian talent Bjorg Lambrecht joins WorldTour at Lotto Soudal

Belgian Bjorg Lambrecht is making the change from Lotto Soudal's U23 team to its World Tour formation at the start of next season. Read more...

Ilnur Zakarin's main objective is to win a Grand Tour

Ilnur Zakarin has affirmed that his biggest goal for the future is to win a Grand Tour. This year, the rider got his first podium spot in one of the three big races. Read more...

Edward Theuns wins in Tour of Turkey as Sam Bennett crashes

Trek-Segafredo's Edward Theuns has won the last stage of the Tour of Turkey. The overall victory went to Diego Ulissi of UAE Team Emirates. Read more...

Jan Bakelants successfully undergoes vertebra surgery

AG2R La Mondiale has confirmed that Jan Bakelants has successfully undergone surgery on the L3 vertebra. Read more...

Sam Bennett makes it four in Tour of Turkey

Bora-hansgrohe's Sam Bennett has once again confirmed his dominance at the Tour of Turkey, beating home rider Ahmet Orken to take his fourth stage victory. Read more...

UCI President David Lappartient to limit TUE's

UCI's president David Lappartient has stated that he wants to introduce a full ban on some substances that currently can be used with Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs). Read more...

Alex Howes to add two more seasons at Slipstream Sports

Alex Howes has confirmed a contract extension with Slipstream Sports. The American rider will stay in the team until 2019. Read more...

Diego Ulissi wins queen stage in Tour of Turkey

Diego Ulissi is the new leader of the Tour of Turkey after beating Jesper Hansen and Daniel Felipe Martinez for victory in the queen stage. Read more...

CCC Sprandi Polkowice extends contracts of six riders

Polish Professional Continental team CCC Sprandi Polkowice has confirmed the contract extensions of no less than six riders. Read more...

Orica-Scott secures Georgia Williams for 2018 season

Orica-Scott has announced the contract extension of Georgia Williams. In 2018 the New Zealander starts her second season in the Australian squad. Read more...

Tom Dumoulin hopes to win all three grand tours

Giro d'Italia champion Tom Dumoulin of Sunweb wants to avoid setting goals for the longer term and rather sets his targets one season at a time. Read more...

Tom Boonen is in 'negotiations' to work with Quick-Step Floors

Tom Boonen has stated that he is currently in negotiations with Quick-Step Floors to work with them from 2018. Read more...

Orica-Scott extends with Alexandra Manly

Orica-Scott has announced the re-signing of road and track rider Alexandra Manly. The Australian will start her fourth season with the team. Read more...

Sam Bennett completes a hat-trick in Turkey

Sam Bennett of Bora-hansgrohe has secured his third consecutive stage victory in the Tour of Turkey. Read more...

Ruslan Tleubayev extends with Astana

Kazakh rider Ruslan Tleubayev has signed a new contract with Astana Pro Team, keeping him at the WorldTour formation for another year. Read more...

Jan Bakelants to undergo emergency surgery in Belgium

Jan Bakelants will undergo emergency surgery in Belgium to stabilize the fractures of the L3 vertebra, suffered during a serious crash in Il Lombardia. Read more...

Gianni Meersman comes back to cycling as a coach

UCI Continental team Marlux-Napoleon Games has confirmed the signing of Gianni Meersman as its new coach. Read more...

Sam Bennett unbeatable in Tour of Turkey

Bora-hansgrohe's Sam Bennett has won the second stage of the Tour of Turkey, taking his second stage win in a row to defend his overall lead in the WorldTour race. Read more...

Dutchman to attempt breaking Bradley Wiggins' hour record

Dutch track cyclist Dion Beukeboom has announced that he will attempt to break the hour record that currently is held by Bradley Wiggins. Read more...

Peter Sagan to show new Rainbow jersey in Tour Down Under

Peter Sagan has announced that the first race of his 2018 season will be the Tour Down Under in Australia Read more...

Spanish province of Biscay wants to host World Championships

The Spanish province of Biscay (Bizkaia) has announced its intentions of hosting the UCI Road World Championships. Read more...

Sam Bennett conquers first stage at Tour of Turkey

Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe) has won the first stage of the Tour of Turkey. The Irishman was the first to cross the line at the final sprint. Read more...

Laurens De Plus: It's a miracle that I even survived

In the aftermath of the chaotic Il Lombardia, more details keep surfacing about one of the most visible victims of the race: Laurens De Plus. Read more...

John Degenkolb already looks forward to 2018

Trek-Segafredo's John Degenkolb has begun to prepare for next year after being forced to finish his 2017 season early due to respiratory problems. Read more...

Four WorldTour teams set to start in Tour of Turkey

The Tour of Turkey will have the participation of 13 teams. The race is set to start on October 10th and features four WorldTour teams. Read more...

Movistar Team extends contracts of two Colombians

Movistar Team has announced contract extensions for Winner Anacona and Carlos Betancur. The Colombians will stay at the Spanish team until the end of the 2019 season. Read more...

Il Lombardia crash leaves Laurens De Plus off bike for one month

Even though Laurens De Plus (Quick-Step Floors) has suffered some injuries in his crash at Il Lombardia, he will be able to return to the bike in a month. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde: I will ride Giro, Vuelta and World Championships

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) already has an idea of his calendar for the 2018 season. The Spaniard has clear objectives ahead of his 16th season as a professional. Read more...

Dmitriy Gruzdev signs new deal with Astana

Kazakh rider Dmitriy Gruzdev has signed a new contract with Astana Pro Team, the WorldTour formation announced on Monday. Read more...

Jess Allen continues at Orica-Scott for 2018 season

Orica-Scott has confirmed the contract extension of Jess Allen. The Australian arrived at the team in 2016 and will continue for the 2018 season. Read more...

Belgian Sander Armee extends with Lotto-Soudal

Lotto-Soudal and Belgian rider Sander Armee have reached a new agreement for the coming three seasons. Read more...

Matteo Trentin: It’s fantastic to end the season in such a manner

Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) has closed his 2017 season and his period with Quick-Step with a victory at Paris-Tours. Read more...

Matteo Trentin takes victory at Paris-Tours

Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) has taken the victory at Paris-Tours. The Italian continued an outstanding season by being the fastest at the final sprint. Read more...

Winner Anacona awaiting test results after Il Lombardia crash

Colombian rider Winner Anacona is awaiting the results of medical tests following a crash in Il Lombardia on Saturday. Read more...

Seven fractured ribs for Jan Bakelants after Il Lombardia crash

Belgian rider Jan Bakelants suffered seven fractured ribs and injured two vertebrae in his lower back in a crash at Il Lombardia on Saturday. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: A win in a Monument has a higher value than a stage in a Grand Tour

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has taken his second victory in Il Lombardia on a day in which he felt confident about his performance. Read more...

Three riders fall victim to the same curve at Il Lombardia

Quick-Step Floors Laurens De Plus suffered a heavy crash during Il Lombardia and he was not the only one to finish the season in the same curve. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali takes his second victory at Il Lombardia

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has won Il Lombardia. The rider attacked at around 15 kilometres from the finish line and managed to arrive at the finish on his own. Read more...

Colombian talent Daniel Martinez signs with Slipstream Sports

Colombian rider Daniel Martinez has announced his signing with Slipstream Sports. The rider will make the move from Wilier Triestiana-Selle Italia. Read more...

Alberto Contador comes out of retirement for Criterium of Shanghai

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) and Chris Froome will see each other again at the Asian Criteriums. Read more...

Tom Dumoulin misses Il Lombardia due to illness

Giro d'Italia winner Tom Dumoulin has had to end his season prematurely after falling ill just one day before Il Lombardia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia director: Chris Froome should target triple Grand Tour victory

Director of the Giro d'Italia Mauro Vegni thinks Chris Froome (Team Sky) should try to win all three Grand Tours in one season. Read more...

Rachel Neylan signs for Movistar women's team

Rachel Neylan has signed for Movistar team. The Australian moves from Orica-Scott to join the Spanish women's squad for its first year in the peloton. Read more...

Young Kazakh sprinter Yevgeni Gidich joins Astana

Astana Pro Team has confirmed the signing of young Kazakh sprinter Yevgeni Gidich, who is set to make the move from Vino 4ever. Read more...

Ironman: The next adventure for Andrew Talansky

Andrew Talansky (Cannondale-Drapac) has announced that he will come out of retirement to compete in Triathlon. Read more...

Caja Rural-Seguros RGA signs French sprinter Yannis Yssaad

Caja Rural-Seguros RGA has announced the signing of Yannis Yssaad for the 2018 season. The Frenchman makes the move from the Armee de Terre Continental team. Read more...

Rigoberto Uran: I feel I'm in very good shape

One year after he finished in the third position, Rigoberto Uran came back to Milano-Torino to win it, getting a result that confirmed the good shape of the rider. Read more...



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