Omega Pharma-Quick Step Roster For Tour of Beijing

OPQS has announced the selection for Tour of Beijing, a 764.5km stage race taking place from October 10th until October 14th. All stages are less than 180km in distance with the shortest being Stage 5 (117km), and the longest in distance being Stage 3 (175km). Despite climbing early on in the stage race, there is no uphill finish until Mentougou Miaofeng mountain at the end of Stage 4 (157km). … [Read more...]

Brian Holm Charged With Sex Offence Against A Minor

COPENHAGEN, May 27, 2014 (AFP) - Omega Pharma's Danish sporting director and cyclist Brian Holm said on Tuesday he had been charged with sexually assaulting a child, which local media reported was a girl under the age of 12. The 51-year-old said he chose to come forward because people around him already knew about the charges, even though a court in the Frederiksberg municipality in … [Read more...]

Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne Shows A Glimpse Of The Classics

02-Mar-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team raced 197km Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne to perfection on Sunday. Sensing a delay in the peloton on the Oude Kwaremont, Stijn Vandenbergh accelerated on the front when OPQS happened to be in good position nearby at about 73km to go. Catching most teams in a vulnerable moment, OPQS and Belkin Pro Cycling Team took advantage of the unexpected … [Read more...]

An Unforgettable Day for Omega Pharma-Quick Step Cycling

23-Feb-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team had much to celebrate on Sunday, from Oman to Algarve. OPQS won a third stage out of five thanks to Mark Cavendish outsprinting the field in 155.8km Volta ao Algarve Stage Five. OPQS controlled the race all day, working hard on the front to bring back the breakaway with 15km to go and putting the Manx Missile in ideal position on the right … [Read more...]

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team to Paris-Roubaix

Tom Boonen spoke at a press conference at the Kennedy Hotel in Kortrijk on Friday. The Specialized bicycle he will use to race in Paris-Roubaix was at the event, and Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team also announced the selection for the race on Sunday. Boonen and the team performed course reconnaissance on Friday morning, to examine the course, but to also test the set-up of his … [Read more...]