Zdenek Stybar UCI World Cyclocross Champion For 3rd Time

02-Feb-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Zdenek Stybar and Belgian rider Sven Nys battled like prize fighters in the UCI World Cyclocross Championship on Sunday, going blow for blow with each passing lap, taking advantage of their strengths in various parts of the course, and refusing to give up despite crashes and fatigue. Stybar — who animated the race immediately and … [Read more...]

Champion System Hires Wherry As Assistant Director

Hong Kong, SAR – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team has hired former U.S. national road champion Chris Wherry to serve as an assistant sport director for Asia's first pro continental team. Wherry raced for the Saturn Cycling Team, Mercury-Viatel, Navigators Insurance, Health Net and Toyota-United during an 11-year professional career. In addition to winning the national road title in … [Read more...]

Champion System Pro Cycling Team Earns Classics Berth; Adds Cameron Wurf

Hong Kong SAR – Veteran Belgian rider Gorik Gardeyn will lead the Champion System Pro Cycling Team in its first Classics appearance when Asia's first pro continental squad takes the start line for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Feb. 25 in Belgium. Champion System was named as one of the 24 teams that will contest the nearly 200-kilometer race over hills and cobbles of East Flanders that starts and … [Read more...]

Champion System Pro Cycling Team Launches in Beijing

Beijing – The presentation of the Champion System Pro Cycling Team Wednesday in Beijing was not only the first introduction of the squad to the world, it also illustrated the world of opportunities representing the new venture. With 18 athletes from 10 countries, the Champion System team embodies a number of firsts in competitive cycling: the first Asian-based pro continental squad, and the … [Read more...]

Champion System Pro Cycling Team Reveals Final Roster, Directors

Hong Kong SAR – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team announced its final, 18-rider roster Tuesday while also revealing its assistant sport directors for its inaugural season. Adding to the list of riders already announced for Asia’s first Pro Continental team is past Malaysian national road champion Adiq Othman. Ten nationalities are represented on the squad that will be directed by General … [Read more...]

Champion System Reveals Jersey, Sponsors

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Hong Kong SAR – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team has revealed its 2012 jersey while announcing supporting sponsors for Asia’s first Pro Continental team. The new jersey design features Champion System’s company colors of navy blue and orange on a white background. Riders will compete in both the Champion System Tech short sleeve jersey and the Elite short sleeve jersey, which is … [Read more...]

Champion System Signs Gardeyn

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New York City – The Champion System Pro Cycling Team announced the addition of Belgian sprinter Gorik Gardeyn to its 2012 roster Tuesday. The past Tour of Belgium stage winner formally signed a contract this weekend after reaching an agreement in principal last month. Gardeyn will add significant strength to the team’s northern European campaign. His experience will be most valuable in … [Read more...]

World Champion Cavendish Looks Forward To Olympics

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Written by: Justin Davis COPENHAGEN, Sept 25, 2011 (AFP) - Mark Cavendish added another significant line to his remarkable list of honors when he ended a 46-year wait for a British men's world road race title on Sunday. Barely minutes after his latest exploit, the 26-year-old from the Isle of Man was talking up his chances of becoming Olympic champion at London in 2012. … [Read more...]

At 52 Longo Wins 58th FrenchNational Cycling Title

BOULOGNE -SUR-MER, France, June 23, 2011 - French cycling legend Jeannie Longo stunned a host of younger rivals to claim her fourth consecutive time trial title at the French national championships on Thursday. It was 52-year-old Longo's 58th title from all French championships including track and road cycling. Longo claimed what was her 11th time trial gold from the national … [Read more...]

Fumiyuki Beppu Japanese Time Trial Champion

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12 June 2011 – Team RadioShack’s Fumiyuki Beppu is the new Japanese pro time trial champion. In Ogata Village (Akita Prefecture), Beppu was 19 seconds faster than Junya Sano (Team D’Angelo & Antenucci – Nippo). It’s Beppu’s second victory in the national TT championship. In 2006 he won the title in the TT as well as the road championship. Beppu, in 2009 (along with Yukiya Arashiro) … [Read more...]