Tinkoff-Saxo’s “Three Grand Tours” Proposal With €1 million Bonus

Tinkoff-Saxo is convinced the idea to have the world's best four riders compete head-to-head in the three Grand Tours will be beneficial to the sport of cycling. Right now, all teams have the unique opportunity to take the challenge and shape their team and riders programs accordingly. What if the world's best riders battled it out against each other in all three Grand Tours in 2015? What … [Read more...]

Contador Absence Leaves Tour of Spain Wide Open

Written by: Denholm Barnetson MADRID - The third and final Grand Tour of the season gets underway in Spain on Saturday, with several leading riders eying their chances amid the absence of the world's top road racer Alberto Contador. Three-time Tour de France winner Contador is skipping his home Tour, which he won in 2008, after a hard-fought victory in France in July. He joins … [Read more...]

Universal Sports Inks Four-Year Deal to Broadcast the Vuelta a Espana

Network Now Home to Two of the Three Grand Tours of Road Cycling LOS ANGELES (July 28, 2009) – Universal Sports announced today it has inked an exclusive four-year multimedia deal to broadcast the Vuelta a Espana (Tour of Spain), a three-week road cycling stage race that is one of the three Grand Tours of Europe and part of the UCI World Ranking calendar. Universal Sports will broadcast … [Read more...]