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Basso Signs Contract with Team Tinkoff-Saxo

08/20/2014| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Basso Signs Contract with Team Tinkoff-Saxo

Team Tinkoff-Saxo earlier today announced that Ivan Basso has signed a two-year contract with the Russian-registered WorldTour team. Basso thereby joins forces with Bjarne Riis, whom he rode for from 2004 to 2006 while being part of Team CSC.

Team Tinkoff-Saxo earlier today announced that Ivan Basso has signed a two-year contract with the Russian-registered WorldTour team. Basso thereby joins forces with Bjarne Riis, whom he rode for from 2004 to 2006 while being part of Team CSC.

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Kreuziger Provisionally Banned for Doping

08/3/2014| 0 comments
by Roadcycling.com

Kreuziger Provisionally Banned for Doping

Czech rider Roman Kreuziger (Team Tinkoff-Saxo) has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect for an anti-doping rule violation based on his biological passport, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced in a statement released on Saturday.

Czech rider Roman Kreuziger (Team Tinkoff-Saxo) has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect for an anti-doping rule violation based on his biological passport, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced in a statement released on Saturday.

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Riis Sells Team Saxo and Riis Cycling to Russian Businessman Tinkoff

12/3/2013| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Riis Sells Team Saxo and Riis Cycling to Russian Businessman Tinkoff

Riis-owned company Riis Cycling A/S, which runs WorldTour Team Saxo-Tinkoff, has been bought by Tinkoff. Tinkoff's bank ended its sponsorship of Team Saxo-Tinkoff at the conclusion of the 2013 season citing conflicts between Tinkoff and team captain Alberto Contador who delivered substandard performances in 2013.

Riis-owned company Riis Cycling A/S, which runs WorldTour Team Saxo-Tinkoff, has been bought by Tinkoff. Tinkoff's bank ended its sponsorship of Team Saxo-Tinkoff at the conclusion of the 2013 season citing conflicts between Tinkoff and team captain Alberto Contador who delivered substandard performances in 2013.

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Doping Fever - Is it terminal?

11/4/2013| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

Doping Fever - Is it terminal?

Michael Rasmussen's book hits the shelves and the effects are felt by the peloton.

Michael Rasmussen's book hits the shelves and the effects are felt by the peloton.

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Saxo Bank extends sponsorship of Team Saxo Bank

10/11/2013| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Saxo Bank extends sponsorship of Team Saxo Bank

The Saxo-Tinkoff team led by former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador have received a sponsorship boost from Saxo Bank that will keep the team going next year.

The Saxo-Tinkoff team led by former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador have received a sponsorship boost from Saxo Bank that will keep the team going next year.

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Operation Puerto and Doping in Spain

05/2/2013| 1 comment
by Neil Browne

Operation Puerto and Doping in Spain

After seven years Operation Puerto comes to a conclusion - but at what cost?

After seven years Operation Puerto comes to a conclusion - but at what cost?

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Michael Rasmussen admits doping for more than a decade

02/1/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Michael Rasmussen admits doping for more than a decade

Danish rider Michael Rasmussen admitted Thursday that he took performance-enhancing drugs for more than a decade, the latest cyclist to acknowledge doping since Lance Armstrong's confession this month.

Danish rider Michael Rasmussen admitted Thursday that he took performance-enhancing drugs for more than a decade, the latest cyclist to acknowledge doping since Lance Armstrong's confession this month.

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Alberto Contador says cycling's clean-up process must end

01/21/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Alberto Contador says cycling's clean-up process must end

Alberto Contador, a two-time winner of the Tour de France who was stripped of a third title for using a banned substance, says cycling needs to take something positive from the Lance Armstrong scandal.

Alberto Contador, a two-time winner of the Tour de France who was stripped of a third title for using a banned substance, says cycling needs to take something positive from the Lance Armstrong scandal.

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Alberto Contador asks Tour organizers whether team will be invited

11/30/2012| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Alberto Contador asks Tour organizers whether team will be invited

Alberto Contador has asked Tour de France organizer A.S.O. if his Saxo-Tinkoff team will be invited to compete in the 2013 Tour de France.

Alberto Contador has asked Tour de France organizer A.S.O. if his Saxo-Tinkoff team will be invited to compete in the 2013 Tour de France.

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Tyler Hamilton's The Secret Race wins William Hill Prize

11/27/2012| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Tyler Hamilton's The Secret Race wins William Hill Prize

Tyler Hamilton and ghost writer Daniel Coyle have won the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for "The Secret Race." Along with the prize Hamilton and Coyle were handed £24,000.

Tyler Hamilton and ghost writer Daniel Coyle have won the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for "The Secret Race." Along with the prize Hamilton and Coyle were handed £24,000.

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