CYCLING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mark Cavendish selected for Tour de France

The Dimension Data team has confirmed that Mark Cavendish will ride the 2017 Tour de France. The Manxman has battled glandular fever this spring but rode the British national road race championships on Sunday and has been named in the final nine-rider squad that will travel to Dusseldorf for the Grand Depart. Also selected are double British national champion Stephen Cummings,...
Via Cycling News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Roche: Porte has matured into a real team leader

Another Tour de France, another team leader. After stints in the service of Alberto Contador and Chris Froome, Nicolas Roche lines up in Düsseldorf next Saturday as a mainstay of the BMC team built around Richie Porte, the man whose remarkable run of form thus far in 2017 has led some, Froome included, to label the Tasmanian as the favourite to win the 2017 Tour de France. Porte...
Via Cycling News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans backing Richie Porte for 2017 Tour de France success

The 2017 form of Richie Porte has seen the BMC rider firm as a bona fide Tour de France contender and 2011 champion Cadel Evans believes in the yellow jersey chances of his Australian compatriot. "I don't think the team has ever looked so solid and I think this year Richie has proven himself again. Both Richie and the team around him are looking strong and very solid. I think they...
Via Cycling News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong and government spar over upcoming trial evidence

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong’s $100 million fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up. Armstrong wants to bar potential testimony and evidence from some of his most dogged critics, including the blistering U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report that led to his downfall and former Tour de France champion...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Lance Armstrong, girlfriend Anna Hansen are engaged

Lance Armstrong and his longtime girlfriend Anna Hansen are finally planning to tie the knot.On Tuesday, Armstrong shared a photo on Instagram that showed Hansen with a ring on her left ring finger. The former cyclist captioned the photo “She said…. YES!!!!” Armstrong and Hansen have been dating for nearly 10 years and have two children together — a 7-year-old son and a 6...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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