Evans Hoping The Sky’s Not The Limit

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by Justin Davis PARIS, July 23, 2012 (AFP) - BMC team manager Jim Ochowicz has played down suggestions that the team sent to defend Cadel Evans' 2011 Tour de France title was not up to the job. But the evidence, after Bradley Wiggins led a rare 1-2 for Team Sky to leave Evans nearly 16 minutes off the pace, suggests the American-Swiss outfit will be going back to the drawing … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Names Cole House Stagiaire

American Cole House will spend the rest of the 2010 season as a stagiaire with the BMC Racing Team. His first race is expected to be the Tour de l'Ain, Aug. 10-14. Prime Opportunity BMC Racing Team President Jim Ochowicz said House's pr9motion is chance for the Oneida, Wis., resident to show himself in the pro peloton for the first time. "It's up to him seize the opportunity and show what they … [Read more...]

BMC Says Ballan Has No Doping Case To Answer

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PARIS, May 28, 2010 - Former world champion Alessandro Ballan has been given the green light to compete again by his BMC team after they said an internal investigation found him innocent of recent doping charges. Ballan, the world champion in 2008, was provisionally suspended by the American outfit after he was implicated in a doping probe in his native Italy. A report in the Gazzetta … [Read more...]

Ochowicz and Hincapie Respond To Landis

Statement from Jim Ochowicz, BMC Racing Team President: "The BMC Racing Team is aware of the allegations leveled against some of its management team and one of its riders, U.S. national champion George Hincapie. These allegations are not true, absolutely unfounded and unproven. This is disappointing to anyone who works in the sport or is a fan of the sport." Statement from George Hincapie, … [Read more...]

BMC Suspends Ballan and Santambrogio Amid Doping Probe

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ROME, April 9, 2010 (AFP) - Italian rider Alessandro Ballan, whose name has been cited as part of a doping probe in Italy, was on Friday suspended by his BMC team along with teammate Mauro Santambrogio. Ballan, the 2008 world champion, had been due to compete in Sunday's Paris-Roubaix classic in France, a race in which he had twice finished third. "We hope to get more information," … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Awarded UCI Wild Card For 2010

The BMC Racing Team learned Monday it has been granted Wild Card status for the 2010 season by the International Cycling Union (UCI). The decision by the UCI’s license committee earns the U.S.-registered professional continental team the right to be invited to races on both the UCI ProTour schedule and the Historic Monuments of Cycling calendar. Once again BMC Racing Team President Jim … [Read more...]