Appollonio Wins Luxembourg 3rd Stage

ROOS, Luxembourg, June 4, 2011 - Italian Davide Appollonio of the Sky team won the Tour of Luxembourg third stage on Saturday, a 185km run between Eschweiler and Roos while German Leopard rider Linus Gerdemann retained the overall lead. Sunday's fourth and final stage is a 152.km ride from Mersch to Luxembourg city. Stage 1. Davide Appollonio (ITA) Sky 4hr 44min 31sec, 2. Denis … [Read more...]

Michael Rogers Signs To Ride With Team Sky

PARIS - Australia's Michael Rogers has ended a successful five-year spell with HTC-Columbia by signing for British outfit Team Sky. The 30-year-old from Canberra, a three-time world time trial champion, brings a wealth of stage-racing experience as a veteran of nine Grand Tours. Sports director Sean Yates is delighted to have Rogers on board and feels he can be a great role model for … [Read more...]

Appollonio and Hunt Join Team Sky For 2011

Team Sky are delighted to announce the signings of Davide Appollonio and Jeremy Hunt for the 2011 season. Both riders will be joining from Cervélo TestTeam and bring with them a wealth of varying talents. Team Principal Dave Brailsford said: "Our two latest signings perfectly represent the mix of youth and experience which we are bringing to the team. “Davide is a great talent and … [Read more...]

Larsson Wins Tour du Limousin

LIMOGES - The Swedish rider Gustav Larsson (Saxo Bank) won on Friday the 43rd Tour of Limousin cycling race at the end of the fourth and final stage between Ambazac (Haute-Vienne) and Limoges 182 2 km. The stage was won by the Italian Davide Appollonio (Cervelo). Larsson, 29, who was the winner on Wednesday in the race against the clock. He won beating out Amand-Montrond (Cher) by 20 … [Read more...]