Dream Start For Movistar Team 2014 Season

Nairo Quintana rounds off final success at 8th Tour de San Luis in Argentina; Blues claim two stage wins plus overall victory with the Colombian There couldn't have been a better result for Movistar Team in the 8th edition of the Tour de San Luis, the most important stagerace in South America. Nairo Quintana had no troubles during the final day of the Argentinian event -148km from the … [Read more...]

Igor Anton Joins Movistar Team In 2014

December 10, 2013 | Madrid: Basque rider Igor Anton to strengthen solid Movistar Team 2014 project with proven talent in the mountains, victorious in some of the most prestigious stageraces in the world. Movistar Team rounds off its powerful 2014 roster as it adds Igor Antón (Galdakao, 1983), who joins Eusebio Unzué's squad after a long career -nine years- in the ranks of Euskaltel-Euskadi. … [Read more...]

Five Movistar Team Riders Extend Their Contracts

Intxausti, Visconti, Rojas and the Herrada brothers stay with the telephone squad after notable performances in 2013 After confirmed extensions by Pablo Lastras and Rubén Plaza, Movistar Team keeps underpinning the base of its future projects, with five key riders from the 2013 season signing new contracts. Beñat Intxausti, José Joaquín Rojas, Giovanni Visconti and brothers José and … [Read more...]

Valverde Wins Prologue At Vuelta a Andalucía Opener

Rain falling midway into the prologue in San Fernando unable to keep the Spaniard out of the win - 2nd success of the season for Movistar Team at Vuelta a Andalucía opener With just four days of racing in what seemed a cautious appraoch to his 2013 season, Alejandro Valverde was still able to show his tremendous competitive spirit and ambition by adding a second victory to his tally. The … [Read more...]

Team Movistar 2013 Roster

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The Movistar team for the 2013 cycling season as presented Friday in Madrid: Andrey Amador (CRC), Eros Capecchi (ITA), Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP), Juanjo Cobo (ESP), Rui Costa (POR), Alex Dowsett (GBR), Imanol Erviti (ESP), Ivan Gutierrez (ESP), Jesus Herrada (ESP), Jose Herrada (ESP), Benat Intxausti (ESP), Vladimir Karpets (RUS), Pablo Lastras (ESP), Angel Madrazo (ESP), Javier Moreno … [Read more...]

Movistar Target Tour de France Podium

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PARIS, June 25, 2012 (AFP) - The Movistar team, led by Spain's Alejandro Valverde, are targeting a podium finish in this year's Tour de France which gets underway on Saturday. "There are lots of riders who are capable of making the podium," said Eusebio Unzue, Movistar's general manager, at the Spanish team's unveiling on Monday. "Aside from Valverde we've got strong riders such as … [Read more...]

Shamed Valverde Targets Tour de France Glory

MADRID, Jan 4, 2012 (AFP) - Spanish drugs cheat Alejandro Valverde said he was targeting winning the Tour de France this year as he was finally able to be unveiled by his Movistar team here on Wednesday. Movistar had had to postpone the original ceremony in November as the 31-year-old - the 2009 Tour of Spain champion - had not yet come to the end of his two year drugs ban. … [Read more...]

Nairo Quintana joins Movistar Team

Young Colombian talent signs 2-year term with the telephone squad, expects to confirm expectations that appoint him as one of the best hopefuls in South America Promising Colombian rider Nairo Quintana will ride for the next two seasons with Movistar Team after an agreement was closed in the South American country by the telephone squad's general manager Eusebio Unzué. Aged 21, and after … [Read more...]

Soler Still Progressing Well

The Colombian rider from Movistar Team keeps slowly but steadily improving since he was admitted to the Clínica Universitaria de Navarra ten days ago, transferred to floor Mauricio Soler keeps taking small but important steps in his recovery after the serious accident suffered more than a month ago on stage 6 in the Tour de Suisse. The Colombian rider from Movistar Team is still at the Clínica … [Read more...]

Soler Moved To Spain To Continue Recovery

After three weeks at the Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital St. Gallen in Switzerland, the Colombian from Movistar Team will recover now at the Clínica Universitaria de Navarra in Pamplona. Colombian rider Mauricio Soler has been moved on Saturday morning into a medical aircraft from the Hospital St. Gallen in Switzerland, the Movistar Team climber staying there for the last three weeks … [Read more...]