Tony Martin Undergoes A Successful Broken Collarbone Surgery

Fougères, France, July 10, 2015 - Tony Martin has undergone successful surgery on the collarbone he broke in a crash at the Tour de France. The 30-year-old German was taken to hospital in Hamburg early on Friday and operated on to repair the damage done in his crash on Thursday. "I would like to thank all the people involved in my transportation to the hospital and the medical … [Read more...]

Stybar Wins Tour de France Stage 6, As Martin Crashes Out

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Le Havre, France, July 9, 2015 (AFP) - Zdenek Stybar won a bitter-sweet sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday as his teammate and race leader Tony Martin crashed in the final kilometre. Martin was trying to set up another teammate Mark Cavendish for a sprint finish when he wobbled on the bike and tumbled on a steep finish, bringing down reigning champion Vincenzo Nibali. … [Read more...]

Yellow Jersey Curse Strikes Martin With Broken Collarbone

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By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Le Havre, France, July 9, 2015 (AFP) - Tour de France leader Tony Martin looks set to become the second yellow jersey wearer to crash out of the race in a matter of days after he broke his collarbone in a dramatic climax to Thursday's sixth stage. "Collarbone is broken. We will discuss further steps," tweeted 30-year-old Martin, who took the yellow jersey on … [Read more...]

Damiano Cunego Out Of Giro With Fractured Collarbone

Verbania, Italy, May 28, 2015 - Former Giro d'Italia champion Damiano Cunego abandoned this year's race after fracturing his collarbone during a crash on Thursday's 18th stage, medical officials revealed. Cunego, who won the race in 2004, fell with Italian compatriot Roberto Ferrari after 55km when they were in the main escape of the day on the 170km run from Melide in Switzerland to … [Read more...]

Simon Gerrans Breaks his Collarbone, Out Of Tour Down Under

SYDNEY, Dec 22, 2014 - Australian cycling star Simon Gerrans has broken a collarbone in a training accident and will not defend his Tour Down Under title, his team Orica GreenEdge said Monday. Gerrans, who won a record-breaking third Tour Down Under earlier this year, will undergo surgery with his focus now shifting to the European spring classics. The 34-year-old, who has … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Dislocates Collarbone As Kittel Wins

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by Barnaby CHESTERMAN HARROGATE, United Kingdom, July 05, 2014 (AFP) - British sprint king Mark Cavendish dislocated his collarbone in a crash as German Marcel Kittel won the opening stage of the Tour de France in Harrogate on Saturday. Cavendish, 29, had been aiming to win the 190.5km stage from Leeds to the town where his mother was born but his hopes came crashing down as he … [Read more...]

Update On Dan Martin and Koldo Fernandez

Dan Martin and Koldo Fernandez had surgery on Monday to repair the broken collarbones they each suffered during the Giro TTT. Both are currently recovering at home. It is too early for the team to make any decisions on their race programs. The health of our athletes is our top priority and right now we are focused on their recovery. QUOTE FROM DAN MARTIN: Now that the dust has settled on my … [Read more...]

Nikolas Maes Broke His Collarbone During Training In Spain

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Following a fall during today’s training session in Calpe (Spain), Nikolas Maes has suffered a fracture to his left collarbone. “It all happened in a fraction of a second,” explains the unfortunate Belgian rider. “I was pedaling in the group with Boonen and Cavendish when suddenly my chain jumped the rails and I ended up on the ground. Right away I could tell something was wrong with … [Read more...]

Olympic Goal Unchanged, Vows Injured Cancellara

BASEL, Switzerland, April 3, 2012 (AFP) - Swiss champion Fabian Cancellara said Tuesday that his build-up to the London Olympics would continue unchanged despite having undergone surgery for a four-part fracture of his right collarbone. The Olympic time-trial champion sustained the injury in a fall during last weekend's Tour of Flanders classic, which was won by Belgium's Tom Boonen … [Read more...]

Fran Pérez breaks collarbone

Spaniard crashes on Eneco Tour's stage 1 finale, joins Plaza as non-finisher in the first road race of the Benelux event The race of misfortune for Movistar Team in the 2011 season seems not to have an end. The turn was today for Fran Pérez, forced to withdraw the 7th edition of the Eneco Tour as a result of the crash he got into with 40 kilometers from the finish of the first road stage in … [Read more...]