ASTANA PRO TEAM RIDERS & NEWS

DAVIDE BALLERINI PELLO BILBAO LOPEZ DE ARMENTIA
ZHANDOS BIZHIGITOV MANUELE BOARO
HERNANDO BOHORQUEZ SANCHEZ DARIO CATALDO
RODRIGO CONTRERAS PINZON LAURENS DE VREESE
DANIIL FOMINYKH OMAR FRAILE MATARRANZ
JAKOB FUGLSANG YEVGENIY GIDICH
JONAS GREGAARD WILSLY DMITRIY GRUZDEV
JAN HIRT HUGO HOULE
GORKA IZAGIRRE INSAUSTI ION IZAGIRRE INSAUSTI
BAKHTIYAR KOZHATAYEV MERHAWI KUDUS
MIGUEL ANGEL LOPEZ MORENO ALEXEY LUTSENKO
YURIY NATAROV MAGNUS CORT NIELSEN
LUIS LEON SANCHEZ GIL NIKITA STALNOV
DAVIDE VILLELLA ARTYOM ZAKHAROV
ANDREY ZEITS

Astana raps its way to the new season

Astana Pro Team has launched a rap in which riders, staff and even Alexander Vinokourov sing a welcome to the new season. Read more...

Gorka and Ion Izagirre suffer first crash in Astana colours (Video)

Astana's Gorka and Ion Izagirre have suffered a crash during a cyclocross competition in their home region. Read more...

Astana announces leaders for Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and Ardennes classics

Astana Pro Team has announced the leaders for the rosters for the Giro d'Italia, the Tour de France and the Ardennes classics. Read more...

Heart problems leave Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev without a contract with Astana

Astana Pro Team has taken the decision of not extending the contract of Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev due to heart problems. Read more...

Tour Colombia confirms participation of Vincenzo Nibali and Miguel Angel Lopez for 2019

The Colombian Cycling Federation has confirmed the participation of Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali and Astana's Miguel Angel Lopez in the Tour Colombia. Read more...

Marie-Soleil Blais inks deal with Astana Women's Team

Astana Women's Team has announced the signing of Marie-Soleil Blais. The Canadian rider is the first new signing for the 2019 season. Read more...

Andrey Zeits extends contract with Astana for one more season

Astana Pro Team has confirmed the contract extension of Andrey Zeits. The most experienced Kazakh rider will stay at the team for the 2019 season. Read more...

Astana Pro Team inks deal with Jonas Gregaard Wilsly

Astana Pro Team has signed young rider Jonas Gregaard Wilsly. The Danish rider has inked a two-year deal with the team, stepping up from being a stagiaire in 2018. Read more...

Tour of Turkey - Alexey Lutsenko: We will do our best to keep the leader jersey until the final podium in Istanbul

Kazakh National Champion Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) has taken the victory at the queen stage of the Tour of Turkey and he sits at the top of the General Classification. Read more...

Alexey Lutsenko wins queen stage at Tour of Turkey

Astana's Alexey Lutsenko has taken the victory at the Queen Stage of the Tour of Turkey. Read more...

Eritrean champion Merhawi Kudus to join Astana in 2019

Eritrean National Champion Merhawi Kudus is set to join Astana Pro Team in 2019. Read more...

Astana's Truls Korsaeth retires from cycling

Norwegian Truls Korsaeth has announced his retirement. The rider was part of Astana until the first of September of 2018. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: It is a special season for me!

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) stood on the third step of the Vuelta a España's podium in Madrid. Read more...

Short news roundup: Wilco Kelderman, Nairo Quintana, Dmitriy Gruzdev, Francisco Ventoso

The roundup of the day includes reactions of two riders in the aftermath of the second individual time trial of the Vuelta a España and contract extensions at Astana and BMC. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: I will keep on fighting in this Vuelta

Astana's Miguel Angel Lopez crossed the finish line in the second position at the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España after a day of long work by his teammates. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: I can be happy with this day

Astana's Miguel Angel Lopez has crossed in the second position the finish line of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Transfer market short news roundup: Gijs Van Hoecke, Movistar, Antonio Nibali, Astana, Dani Navarro

The transfer market short news of the day includes signings of Continuum Sports, Katusha-Alpecin and Astana, as well as extensions in Movistar and Bahrain-Merida. Read more...

Short news roundup: Rodrigo Contreras, Patrick Bevin, LottoNL-Jumbo's new clothing partner

The short news of the day includes a new signing for Astana, a contract extension at BMC Racing team and LottoNL-Jumbo's new clothing partner. Read more...

Second win for Mathieu van der Poel at Arctic Race of Norway, Sergei Chernetski takes final victory

Corendon-Circus' Mathieu van der Poel has taken the victory at the last stage of the Arctic Race of Norway. Read more...

Adam Toupalik celebrates in Arctic Race of Norway, Chernetski keeps leader's jersey

Corendon-Circus' Adam Toupalik has won the third stage of the Arctic Race of Norway. Read more...

Colin Joyce celebrates at Arctic Race of Norway, Sergei Chernetski takes GC lead

Colin Joyce (Rally Cycling) has taken the victory of the second stage at the Arctic Race of Norway. Read more...

Magnus Cort Nielsen wins fourth stage at BinckBank Tour: It’s unbelievable that we made it with the breakaway

Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana) has taken the victory at the fourth stage of the Binck Bank Tour. The Dane was the fastest of the breakaway of the day. Read more...

Davide Ballerini inks a deal with Astana: It was a dream to step into the WorldTour

Young talent Davide Ballerini has signed with Astana Pro Team. The Italian has inked a two-year deal with the Kazahk team. Read more...

Manuele Boaro joins Astana: New colours, new teammates, new races, new challenges

Astana Pro Team has signed Italian Manuele Boaro. The rider has inked a two-year contract with the Kazakh team. Read more...

Laurens De Vreese extends contract with Astana

Belgian Laurens De Vreese has extended his contract with Astana Pro Team. The rider has been in the Kazakh formation since 2015. Read more...

Alexey Lutsenko extends contract with Astana

Alexey Lutsenko has extended his contract with Astana until 2020. The Kazakh rider has been in the WorldTour team since 2013. Read more...

Tour de France - Magnus Cort Nielsen: Everything worked out perfectly

Magnus Cort Nielsen of Astana took his first ever Tour de France stage win on Sunday, after already having won two stages in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Magnus Cort Nielsen celebrates at Tour de France

Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana) has taken the victory at the 15th stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France - Omar Fraile: This is the biggest thing you can achieve

Omar Fraile attacked at the right moment to take his first ever stage win at the Tour de France on Saturday. Read more...

Omar Fraile takes maiden victory at Tour de France, Thomas remains in Yellow

Omar Fraile (Astana) has won the 14th stage of the Tour de France. The Spaniard survived from the breakaway of the day and a late attack gave him the victory. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez withdraws from Tour de France with five fractures

Astana's Luis Leon Sanchez has crashed at the second stage of the Tour de France, which forced him to withdraw from the race with four fractures. Read more...

National Championships roundup: Grivko, Ludvigsson, Quick-Step Floors, BMC, British Cycling

While some National Championships will take place over the weekend, in other countries they have already started. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez to do Giro-Tour double for the first time

Astana's Luis Leon Sanchez will ride the Giro'Italia-Tour de France double for the first time. Read more...

Pello Bilbao wins sixth stage, Geraint Thomas consolidate GC lead at Dauphine

Astana's Pello Bilbao has taken the victory of the sixth stage at the Criterium du Dauphine. The Spaniard crossed the finish line on his own following a day in the breakaway group. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Miguel Angel Lopez: My teammates emptied themselves to set a high rhythm

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) has climbed to the third position of the General Classification of the Giro d'Italia after a bad day of Thibaut Pinot. Read more...

Astana confirms sponsor deal until 2020

Astana Pro Team manager Alexandre Vinokourov says that his formation has secured a new sponsorship deal until 2020. Read more...

Cort Nielsen aiming to defend leader’s jersey in Yorkshire

While most of the cycling world was focusing on the Giro start yesterday, another peloton fought for the victory in the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire. Read more...

Magnus Cort Nielsen celebrates in Tour de Yorkshire

Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana) has taken the victory at the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire. The Dane crossed the uphill finish line ahead of Greg Van Avermaet. Read more...

Romandie victory gives Jakob Fuglsang confidence ahead of TDF preparations

Astana's Jakob Fuglsang says that the win he earned at the Tour de Romandie will give him added confidence as he gets ready to prepare for the Tour de France. Read more...

Jakob Fuglsang wins Queen Stage at Tour de Romandie, Roglic maintains GC lead

Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) has won the Queen stage of the Tour de Romandie. The Dane attacked in the descent and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Omar Fraile: I knew Sonny Colbrelli was my biggest rival today

Astana's Omar Fraile outsprinted Sonny Colbrelli and Rui Costa in the first stage of the Tour of Romandie, taking a victory that the rider welcomed after the Spring season. Read more...

Omar Fraile wins final sprint, Primoz Roglic tops GC at Tour of Romandie

Omar Fraile (Astana) has won the first stage of the Tour de Romandie. The Spaniard was the fastest at the final sprint. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez wins 4th stage in Tour of the Alps, Thibaut Pinot retains GC lead

Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) has claimed the victory at the fourth stage of the Tour of the Alps. The Spaniard attacked in the last kilometres and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Colombian celebration at Tour of the Alps as Lopez wins stage and Sosa leads GC

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) has taken the victory of the second stage of the Tour of the Alps. The Colombian was the strongest at the uphill finish of the stage. Read more...

Pello Bilbao dedicates victory to Michele Scarponi: He is always in our minds

Spaniard Pello Bilbao has won the first stage of the Tour of the Alps, an opportunity he took to honour the late Michele Scarponi. Read more...

Pello Bilbao takes first yellow jersey in Tour of the Alps

Pello Bilbao (Astana) has won the first stage of the Tour of the Alps. He attacked in the descent of the final climb and held off the chasers. Read more...

Michael Valgren: The Ardennes have a special place in my heart

Michael Valgren Andersen is one of the revelations of this season, with a victory in the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and a fourth place in the Tour of Flanders. Read more...

Victory for Michael Valgren at Amstel Gold Race

Astana's Michael Valgren has taken the victory of the Amstel Gold Race. The Dane launched a late attack and won the sprint of two against Roman Kreuziger. Read more...

Omar Fraile wins 5th stage at Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Primoz Roglic keeps GC lead

Astana's Omar Fraile has won the fifth stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Read more...

Jerome Cousin beats Nils Politt in sprint of two at Paris-Nice

Direct Energie's Jerome Cousin has won the fifth stage of Paris-Nice. The Frenchman beat Nils Politt of Katusha-Alpecin in a sprint of two. Read more...