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First Israeli pro cycling team will step up to Pro Continental

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:06:51 +0000

After only two years of racing, Israel's non-profit pro team, the Cycling Academy Team, is ready to move up to the Pro Continental level

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Costa, 18, gets opportunity with Etixx – Quick-Step

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:13:44 +0000

Adrien Costa, an 18-year-old American, emerges as a top cyclist and has a chance to prove himself with Belgian Etixx – Quick-Step team.

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Contador to springboard into Vuelta with San Sebastián

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:02:14 +0000

Alberto Contador returns to competition at Clásica San Sebastián, three weeks after crashing out of the Tour de France.

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Teams organization at odds with UCI over WorldTour reforms

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:57:43 +0000

UCI reforms hit roadblock as the AIGCP teams group announces its disagreement with expanded WorldTour schedule, required participation.

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Aldag: Tour’s points system tilts toward Sagan

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:45:40 +0000

Peter Sagan has won the last five green jerseys at the Tour, and one sport director thinks that will continue under the current rules.

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Stetina completes big milestone after traumatic knee injury

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:32:06 +0000

Pete Stetina crashed in the 2015 Tour of the Basque Country, breaking multiple bones in his leg and ribs. a little over a year later, he's

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Experts: Froome has better chance in Vuelta than Giro

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:10:25 +0000

Chris Froome is slated to race the Spanish grand tour after the Olympics, and insiders say his chances are good.

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Post-Tour crits: The pro wrestling of cycling

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:27:38 +0000

The UCI has a strange entanglement with post-Tour criteriums — spectator-friendly "races" that have more in common with pro wrestling.

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Racing in unusual places: Illuminate goes to Iran

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:00:30 +0000

Team Illuminate became the first American team to race in Iran. The trip was different than any other racing trip they'd taken.

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Yellow jersey, gold medal, red jersey — is it possible?

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:28:46 +0000

Chris Froome is eyeing the Tour-Vuelta double, which gets more difficult with the Olympics sandwiched in between.

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