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Thursday November 14, 2019
Nov 14, 2019 - A sad EUROTRASH Thursday with the passing of French hero Raymond Poulidor - Top Story. Poulidor's grandson Mathieu van der Poel won the Jaarmarktcross, report and video. Other cycling news: Carapaz/Movistar on good terms, not good for Dennis, race news from Norway and Britain, rider and team news, Velon complain and UAE glasses. The battle of Puy de Dôme.
Monday November 11, 2019
Nov 11, 2019 - Mathieu van der Poel takes his third Euro cross title - Report and video. Sky's Dr. Freeman in court - Top Story. Loads of cycling news: New route for Gent-Wevelgem and Algarve, TDU, Tour of Saudi Arabia, Jumbo-Visma sponsor, Bernaudeau against UCI points, Froome operation, Van Aert on cross reforms, rider and team news, plus Keisse and Cavendish '6 Days' of Gent.
Thursday November 7, 2019
Interview: After the finish of 2019 season and at the start of the preparation for the upcoming 2020 season the general manager of Astana Pro Team Alexandr Vinokurov talks about overall results of the season, evaluates performances of the team leaders and progress of the Kazakh riders and accentuates the importance of the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Thursday November 7, 2019
Nov 06, 2019 - Vinokourov and Kolobnev cleared of any wrong doing in Liège'10 - Top Story. Other news: Flandrien awards, Greipel to Israel Academy, Ganna pursuit record, Keisse not retiring, Devolder does, another year for Mancebo, WCC director fired, Mas and Fuglsang talk Movistar, De Marchi returns, contract news and Cancellara honoured at TDU. Video of Phinney's LA.
Monday November 4, 2019
Nov 04, 2019 - Mathieu van der Poel win his first cross race: Ruddervoort and Koppenbergcross. Contador in hospital - Top Story. EUROTRASH Monday cycling news: Minsk, Štybar, Corendon to la Vuelta, TDU, Trek-Segafredo kit, SaudiTour, Tour of Britain, Team Novo Nordisk 2020 roster, Bigla-Katusha, Deceuninck, UAE meeting and video of the Lotus/Hope bike.
Thursday October 31, 2019
Oct 31, 2019 - Good news: Roger De Vlaeminck is on the road to recovery - Top Story. Mathieu van der Poel returns to cross, Sky's Freeman admits ordering testosterone, Bennett and Archbold to Deceuninck, Jumbo-Visma completes line-up, other rider contracts, Sanchez stays at Astana, Epowers Factory Team to go, Masters’ registrations and 5 years of Nippo Vini Fantini Faizanè.
Monday September 16, 2019
Sept 16, 2019 - La Vuelta a España and the Tour of Britain come to an exciting close, plus the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec and Montréal, Madrid Challenge, Agostoni and Bernocchi, all with results and video. López gets grumpy with Movistar-Top Story. A load of other cycling news: Deceuninck to Slovenska, rider contracts and stagieires and cyclo-cross news. Jumbo-Visma Vuelta video to finish.
Monday September 9, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Jakob Fuglsang won stage 16 of the Vuelta a España on the summit of the Alto de la Cubilla. The experienced Dane of the Astana team was the strongest from the early break after a tough 145 kilometres of climbing. Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma), Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) attacked the other favourites.
Thursday September 5, 2019
Sept 05, 2019 - The Vuelta has had a good overall shake-up after Tuesday's time trial - Primoz Roglic is in charge. Results and video from Spain. No Olympic road race for Mathieu van der Poel - Top Story. Lots of other cycling news: Arkéa to win the Tour, Aldag leaves Dimension Data, contract news, Tour of Britain riders, Euskadi-Murias to stop and Bernal to ride Lombardia.
Saturday August 31, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Sunweb's Nikias Arndt won a rain-soaked stage 8 of the Vuelta a España. The German was the strongest rider of the early break that splashed its way in to Igualada after 166.9 kilometres. Frenchman Nicolas Edet (Cofidis) moved into the overall lead with 3 minutes on Miguel Ángel López of Astana.
Friday August 30, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: World champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) won the seventh stage of the Vuelta a España after a battle royal on the steep finalé of the Mas de la Costa. Valverde out-sprinted Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) just ahead of Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and teammate Nairo Quintana. Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida) couldn't follow, so López is back in the red jersey.
Thursday August 29, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Jesús Herrada (Cofidis) won the sixth stage of the Vuelta a España. The Spanish rider was the best on the tough final in Ares del Maestrat, a third category climb. Herrada defeated his escape companion Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida), who was more interested in taking the overall lead. Teuns replaced Astana's Miguel Ángel López in the red jersey.
Wednesday August 28, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Ángel Madrazo (Burgos-BH) won stage 5 of the Vuelta a España to the Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre. He rode away from teammate Jetse Bol and José Herrada (Cofidis) - the stage long break. Miguel Ángel López (Astana) took over the red leader's jersey from Nicolas Roche (Sunweb), who crossed the finish line 1:30 after the Colombian.
Saturday August 24, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Astana won a chaotic stage 1 team time trial in Torrevieja. The Kazakh team took 14 minutes and 51 seconds for the 13.4 long team time trial. Two seconds faster than Deceuninck - Quick-Step and 5 seconds on Sunweb, the win put Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) into the overall lead. A crash for Jumbo-Visma lost them forty seconds.
Thursday August 1, 2019
Aug 01, 2019 - The Tour de France is over, but we have the Clásica de San Sebastián to look forward to. Results and video from the Tour de Wallonie and the teams have their say on the French Grand Tour. Katusha and Arkéa to get together? A load of other cycling news: Tour de Pologne, Omar Fraile, Soraya Paladin, stagiaires for UAE and Team Novo Nordisk on Colnago till 2021.
Saturday June 1, 2019
Race Report: Astana's Pello Bilbao won the last mountain stage of the 2019 Giro d’Italia. In the final kilometre, Bilbao turned out to have the strongest final sprint from a select group of classification riders and escapees. Overall leader, Richard Carapaz (Movistar) did not contest the sprint, but was only 4 seconds behind Bilbao and in the same time as Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida).
Sunday May 26, 2019
Race Report: The win on stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia on Sunday went to Dario Cataldo after a long break with countryman Mattia Cattaneo. The Astana rider was the best at the end of the Lombardy stage after a break of more than two hundred kilometres. Behind; Richard Carapaz, Vincenzo Nibali and Simon Yates were the big winners, as Primoz Roglic lost 40 seconds due to a late fall.
Friday May 17, 2019
Race Report: Another new Giro d'Italia stage winner on the seventh day, this time from Spain. Astana's Pello Bilbao took the win in L’Aquila with a solo attack from a leading group with just over one final hard kilometre to go. The Basque rider finished ahead of Tony Gallopin (AG2R-La Mondiale) and Davide Formolo (Bora-Hansgrohe). Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates) held the pink jersey.
Monday April 29, 2019
PeloPics: After a third place in the Amstel Gold Race and a second place in Flèche Wallonne, Jakob Fuglsang took the win on Sunday with an impressive solo in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Fuglsang attacked on the final climb of the day for his first Monument victory. Here is the top photos and video from 'La Doyenne'.
Friday January 25, 2019
Rider Interview: Canadian rider Hugo Houle moved from the French AG2R-La Mondiale team to Astana for the 2018 season and we caught up with him to hear his hopes back then. So, it was only right that we got the follow up after his year with the Kazakhs at the Astana team presentation.