European Road Race Championships In Nice Are Cancelled

Nice, France, Aug 5, 2016 (AFP) - The European road cycling championships, which were due to be held in Nice from September 14 to 18, have been cancelled for security reasons, the French city's mayor confirmed on Friday. The announcement came just three weeks after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice which claimed 85 lives and injured 434. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a 31-year-old … [Read more...]

Alberto Contador Returns To Paris-Nice Since 2010

On Sunday, Alberto Contador will start his second race of the 2016 season, out of the four he has scheduled for the first cycle of the year. Following his first race in Algarve, a fortnight ago, "not a lot of things have changed, apart from recovering from the effort put in, trying to step up the intensity of my training sessions and putting more speed in the legs," explains Tinkoff's … [Read more...]

Paris-Nice – The Stages and The Teams

The 6th edition of Paris-Nice will begin with a road stage, a loop around Houdan (Yvelines), instead of traditional prologue. Stages: March 6: 1st stage Houdan (Yvelines) - Houdan, 154.5 km March 7: 2nd stage Montfort l'Amaury (Yvelines) - Amilly (Loiret), 198.5 km March 8: Stage 3 Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire (Nièvre) - Nuits-Saint-Georges (Cote-d'Or), 202.5 km March 9: Stage 4 … [Read more...]