Tinkoff-Saxo Extends Contract With Michael Rogers

Tinkoff-Saxo happily announces that Michael Rogers will stay with the team. The team has signed a two-year deal with the Australian rider securing his great talent and decisive experience for the coming seasons. Michael Rogers is pleased to continue and looks forward to being a part of the team for yet another two seasons. “I’m very excited about extending. For the last two seasons and … [Read more...]

Richie Porte Extends His Contract With Team Sky For Next Season

Team Sky are pleased to announce that Richie Porte has extended his contract with the team. The Tasmanian enjoyed his best-ever start to a season in 2013, carrying strong early-season form into the spring and capturing a landmark victory at Paris-Nice in March. Two further second places at the Criterium International and Vuelta al Pais Vasco both included stage victories and signalled a … [Read more...]

Geraint Thomas signs new three-year deal with Team Sky

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The Welshman has been one of the big success stories of the Tour de France, wearing the young rider's white jersey for most of the opening week after finishing sixth on the opening stage. He also produced a brilliant performance to lead out teammate Edvald Boasson Hagen for his victory on stage six and then won the combativity award for heading a breakaway for most of the 12th stage when the … [Read more...]

Sanchez Signs 2 Year Contract With Rabobank

PARIS - Spanish cyclist Luis Leon Sanchez said Sunday he has agreed a two-year contract with Dutch team Rabobank. The 26-year-old time trial specialist, who is currently taking part in the Tour of Spain with French team Caisse d'Epargne, said he will begin his contract with Rabobank in January 2011. Sanchez finished Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour of Spain in 26th place, seven minutes … [Read more...]

Chris Anker Sørensen Extends Contract with Team Saxo Bank

Team Saxo Bank has signed a three year extension of the contract with 25-year-old Chris Anker Sørensen who has been a part of the team since his first professional contract was signed in 2007. The Dane has shown himself to be a skillful climber taking stage wins in both the Dauphiné Libéré and the Österreich-Rundfahrt in 2008. In 2009, he was always a solid and loyal help to Andy and Fränk … [Read more...]

Contador Still Not Sold On Astana

Two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador, under contract with Astana until 2010, is unwilling to negotiate with his Kazakh-funded team until management issues are cleared up. "Currently, we don't know who's leading Astana, that's why I have some doubts," Contador said of Astana, which has had financial troubles this season. "That's my main problem, to know who is the manager, … [Read more...]

Baden Cooke Signs One-Year Deal With Saxo Bank

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PARIS, Sept 14, 2009 (AFP) - Former Tour de France green jersey winner Baden Cooke is aiming to give fresh impetus to his once blossoming career after signing a one-year deal with Team Saxo Bank, the Danish team announced Monday. Cooke, 30, raced alongside fellow Australian Brad McGee at Francaise des Jeux for four years but suffered misfortune when moving to the Unibet team in 2006, which … [Read more...]