Katusha Team Officially Presents Its 2014 Roster

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The official presentation of the Russian WorldTour Katusha Team has been held in Koblenz, Germany, at the headquarters of cycling company Canyon. Katusha has presented its line-up for the season of 2014. Along with the presentation, Katusha Team has also celebrated its 5-year anniversary. The presentation was attended by guests of the team, sponsors and partners of the Russian Global Cycling … [Read more...]

Ekimov Takes Over At Team Katusha

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PARIS, Oct 8, 2012 (AFP) - Three-time Olympic champion Viatcheslav Ekimov has been appointed general manager of the Katusha team in place of German Hans-Michael Holczer, the Russian outfit announced on Monday. Russian Ekimov, who won gold in the team pursuit at the 1988 Olympics and the time-trial title at the 2000 and 2004 Games, has until now been sporting director of the RadioShack … [Read more...]

Rodriguez Regains Tour of Spain Lead, Nieve Takes Stage

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COTOBELLO, Spain - Spanish rider Joaquin Rodriguez regained the overall lead of the Tour of Spain after Monday's mountainous 16th stage, won by his compatriot Mikel Nieve. The Katusha rider, who finished the stage third, has a lead of 33 seconds over Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, who cracked on the final climb of the 181.4-kilometre ride from Gijon to Cotobello to slip to second place … [Read more...]

McEwen Quits Katusha Team For New Australian Team

Australia's Robbie McEwen will leave the Katusha team at the end of the season to help spearhead a new Australian outfit, the cyclist said. "Confirmation. I have signed with an Australian team (sponsor to be confirmed) for 2011. Very proud to be a part of it," the 38-year-old wrote on his Twitter site. "Hope the UCI accepts the Pro Tour license application. How good would that be? But … [Read more...]

Katusha Without McEwen For Giro d’Italia

PARIS, May 4, 2009 (AFP) - The Russian cycling team Katusha will be without Australia's Robbie McEwen for the Giro d'Italia, which begins on Saturday, and on Monday named Italy's Filippo Pozzato as their team leader for the race. "Robbie has not yet completely recovered from his fall at the Grand Prix de l'Escaut," said the team's sporting director, Serge Parsani. "We couldn't take the … [Read more...]

Russia Hails New Cycling Force Of Katusha

PARIS, Dec 24, 2008 (AFP) - Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin was among the guests earlier this week as the country's first fully professional cycling team, Katusha, convened in chilly Moscow. Run by former Paris-Roubaix winner Andre Tchmil, Katusha features some of cycling's elder statesmen like Australian Robbie McEwen and Filippo Pozzato of Italy, as well as younger talents such as … [Read more...]

Carlos Sastre Rumored To Join New Canadian Cervelo Team

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Reigning Tour de France champion Carlos Sastre could join new Canadian team Cervelo after the Tour of Spain, according to a source close to the CSC team rider on Wednesday. The 33-year-old is set to sign a two-year deal with the Canadian outfit after being originally linked with new Russian team Katusha, who have snapped up Australian Robbie McEwen, Belgian Gert Steegmans and Italian Filippo … [Read more...]