Wiggins And Cancellara To Race Tour of Flanders, Gilbert Out

PARIS, April 03, 2014 (AFP) - Britain's former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins will race the Tour of Flanders on Sunday for the first time since 2005, his Sky team have confirmed. The 33-year-old, who became the first British rider to win the fabled Tour de France in 2012 will also use the race to prepare for the Paris-Roubaix, the following weekend, one of his principle early … [Read more...]

Swiss Name World Championship Team

PARIS, Sept 14, 2011 (AFP) - Multiple time-trial world champion Fabian Cancellera leads Switzerland's assault on the September 19-25 cycling world championships in Copenhagen announced on Wednesday: Time-trial: Fabian Cancellara (Leopard), Martin Kohler (BMC) Road race: Michael Albasini (HTC), Fabian Cancellara (Leopard), Martin Kohler (BMC), Gregory Rast (RadioShack) … [Read more...]

A Tired Cancellara Taking A Break

Fabian Cancellera, winner of the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, has pulled out of Sunday's Amstel Gold Race and will not ride again in anger until next month's Tour of California. "I've given 100 percent to land these two memorable wins and I appreciate I can't repeat that form in the upcoming classics," the Saxo Bank rider declared. "I'm quite simply tired," the Swiss star … [Read more...]