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- Floyd Landis regrets $100M lawsuit against Lance
Spending Armstrong’s money on a cycling team was interpreted as a deliberate dig at his old teammate, but Landis insists it was not about revenge..
- Milan-Sanremo 2019: When is the first monument of the year, what TV channel is it on and who are the favourites?
What is this race and why should I care about it? Milan-Sanremo, or la classica di Primavera (the spring classic), is the first of five 'monuments' of the season – the others being Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Il Lombardia – and at 291 kilometres is one of the longest.
- Milan-Sanremo 2019 provisional startlist – full details of teams and riders
As with all WorldTour races, each of the 18 teams that make up the top-flight of professional cycling receive an invite and in the case of Milan-Sanremo all teams are contracted to race. Milan-Sanremo 2019: When is the first monument of the year, what TV channel is it on and who are the favourites? In.
- Nibali feeling 'better and better' ahead of Milan-San Remo defence
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali warned that his confidence was growing as he returns to defend his Milan-San Remo title in the first 'Monument' spring classic of the season through north-western Italy on Saturday. The 2014 Tour de France winner, nicknamed 'The Shark', made a late solo break.
- Anti-fracking campaigners warn of Tour de Yorkshire protests against Ineos takeover of Team Sky
Anti-fracking campaigners have warned there will be protests at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire and again at this autumn’s road world championships, against the takeover of Team Sky by petro-chemicals firm Ineos. The British company, which is part-owned by Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe, confirmed.
- At least 21 athletes suspected of blood doping: German prosecutor
At least 21 athletes from eight nations across five sports are suspected of blood-doping linked to a German doctor who was arrested as part of an Austria-Germany doping raid last month, Munich's state prosecutor Kai Graeber said on Wednesday. Five athletes, including two Austrians, were initially.
- Cycling: Sport looking to ban corticosteroids in 2020 - UCI boss
The UCI banned Tramadol, an opiate painkiller, at the beginning of this month, conducting 43 tests on the Paris-Nice stage race that ended last Sunday. In 2017, 68 percent of urine samples across 35 Olympic sports containing Tramadol were from cyclists. While being monitored by the World Anti-Doping.
- Cycling: Ineos' takeover of Team Sky raises financial fairness questions
The British team's budget of about 40 million euros (about $45.4 million) is likely to be significantly increased when Britain's richest man Jim Ratcliffe takes over in May, sources told Reuters. British broadcaster Sky said in December it would end its sponsorship of Dave Brailsford's cycling.
- The Cycling Podcast: Order! Order! Team Sky becomes Team Ineos
This episode of The Cycling Podcast kicks off with confirmation that Team Sky will become Team Ineos in time for the Tour de Yorkshire at the end of next month. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the deal that has saved Team Sky's Dave Brailsford, their riders and staff months.
- Britain’s richest man becomes new sponsor of Team Sky
Britain's richest man has bought the Team Sky cycling team, which will be renamed Team Ineos..
- Roglic wins Tirreno-Adriatico by one second ahead of Yates
Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the Tirreno-Adriatico cycling race by one second when he beat British rider Adam Yates in the final-stage time trial..
- Cycling: Billionaire Ratcliffe rides to rescue of Team Sky
A statement from the British outfit, which has eight Grand Tour victories to its name, said current owners Sky and 21st Century Fox had agreed a sale to INEOS, who will officially take control on May 1. The hugely successful team's future was thrown into doubt when British broadcaster Sky said last.
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- Video: Technical analysis - how a Formula 1 rear wing works
Formula 1 cars become increasingly more complex with every iteration and 2019 has been no exception.
- Wolff: Verstappen's F1 Australian GP Vettel pass proves Honda power
Red Bull's Max Verstappen's mid-race overtaking move on Sebastian Vettel in Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix shows that Honda now has "enormous" power, reckons Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
- What Honda's top-speed supremacy in Australian GP really tells us
Honda's impressive performance in the Australian Grand Prix speed traps runs deeper that its table-topping effort in the Formula 1 season opener.
- Mercedes boss Wolff: Saga over F1's 2021 rules now has 'momentum'
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff believes there is "momentum" behind Formula 1's attempts to finalise its 2021 rules package.
- FIA is working on improving visibility of F1 start lights in Bahrain
The FIA is working to make Formula 1's starting lights more visible in Bahrain, as bigger wings on the 2019 cars made the lights difficult to view in Australia.
- Pirelli finalising tyre testing plans for 2021 18-inch F1 wheels
Pirelli is advancing with plans to commence its tyre testing programme for Formula 1's 2021 18-inch wheels with modified mule cars before the end of the current season.
- The glimpse of light at Williams's darkest time in Formula 1
The Australian Grand Prix offered Williams no reprieve from a dismal start to the 2019 Formula 1 season, but there is a glimpse of light in the team's darkness.
- Steiner doubts F1 2021 plan will be resolved in upcoming meeting
Haas boss Gunther Steiner has expressed doubts that everything Formula 1 needs to resolve in order to finalise its 2021 rules package can be sorted at a meeting next week.
- Alfa Romeo F1 team signs Juan Manuel Correa for development role
Formula 2 racer Juan Manuel Correa has been signed by the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team as its development driver for 2019.
- Video: Why Mercedes sees Honda as a 2019 Formula 1 threat
Red Bull's partnership with Honda began with a podium in Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix and led to Toto Wolff declaring that the pairing will "become a threat" to Mercedes.
- Mercedes thinks kerb caused Hamilton Australian GP F1 floor damage
Mercedes believes a kerb strike caused Lewis Hamilton's broken floor in Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix, rather than being the result of contact with debris.
- McLaren's Lando Norris 'drove like a veteran' in Formula 1 debut
McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran believes Formula 1 debutant Lando Norris "drove like a veteran" in the Australian Grand Prix.
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