| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:07 AM
(Reuters) - Tinkoff-Saxo have signed Slovakian sprint ace Peter Sagan on a three-year contract from Cannondale, the Denmark-based team announced on Friday.
Sagan, 24, has won the Tour de France green jersey for the points classification winner three...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:28 AM
(Reuters) - The Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team, led by twice Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, have received a boost with Denmark's Saxo Bank announcing it will remain a co-title sponsor for 2015.
The team is owned by Russia's Oleg Tinkov and managed by...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:24 AM
(Reuters) - Czech rider Roman Kreuziger was provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union's (UCI) anti-doping commission on Saturday after possible irregularities emerged from his biological passport.
His Tinkoff-Saxo team confirmed that...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France.
Rain doused riders at the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:07 AM
LILLE, France --- Marcel Kittel won the fourth stage of the Tour de France — his third of the race — in a sprint as the tour returned home from England on Tuesday.
Crashes ensnared some big names, but Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Defending champion Chris Froome dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing twice in a chaotic, rain-soaked ride in the fifth stage on Wednesday at Arenberg, France.
A day after hurting his left wrist in a crash in the fourth stage, Froome fell...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Matteo Trentin has won the seventh stage of the Tour de France at Epernay, France, in a photo finish, after a group crash and hilly final section split the pack — notably ensnaring U.S. rider Tejay van Garderen.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retained the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:56 AM
ST GAUDENS France (Reuters) - Alberto Contador has given up hopes of competing in next month's Tour of Spain as the Spaniard's recovery from a crash on the Tour de France is taking longer than expected. "Bad day. The healing of the wound is getting...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:39 AM
PARIS - Thirteen years ago, Vincenzo Nibali packed his bags and left his home in Sicily to start the journey that led him to a triumphant ride on the Champs Elysees on Sunday as Tour de France champion.
The 29-year-old Italian, as soft-spoken in life as...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:23 AM
LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France - Spain's Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France after crashing heavily during the 10th stage on Monday.
The double Tour champion fell off his bike in the descent from Le Petit Ballon and spent several...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:58 AM
LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France - Italian Vincenzo Nibali tightened his grip on the Tour de France on Monday, reclaiming the yellow jersey with a solo victory on the 10th stage as his main rival Alberto Contador crashed out.
Astana rider Nibali...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains.
The 31-year-old Spaniard with Tinkoff-Saxo Bank becomes the second big favorite to drop out this year after...