Yates Bosses Stage 6, Alaphilippe Keeps Paris-Nice Lead

Fayence, France, March 10, 2017 (AFP) - Briton Simon Yates came home alone in Friday's sixth stage of the Paris-Nice with France's Julian Alaphilippe retaining the leader's yellow jersey. Orica rider Yates crossed the line 17sec up on Colombian Sergio Henao who gained a dozen seconds on fourth-placed Alaphilippe. Alaphilippe heads the general classification from his compatriot Tony … [Read more...]

Scott And Orica Strengthen Forces To Create Team Orica-Scott

Givisiez, Switzerland, Dec 12th 2016 - ORICA-BikeExchange and ORICA-AIS will be known as Orica-Scott from 2017, following the signing of Scott Sports as a new co-naming rights sponsor. Announced with the reveal of a new 2017 kit today, the teams will adopt the new name from their 2017 season debut at the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic on Sunday, 1 January in Australia. Scott has been the … [Read more...]

South Africa’s Daryl Impey Signs New 3 Year Orica Contract

Johannesburg, Oct 13, 2016 (AFP) - South African rider Daryl Impey has penned a new three-year deal with Orica-BikeExchange, the Australian team confirmed on Thursday. Impey, the first South African to wear the leader's yellow jersey in the Tour de France in 2013, joins Colombian Esteban Chaves as riders committed to the team to 2019. "This team is where my career took off and I feel … [Read more...]

Gesink Wins Vuelta Queen Stage 14, Froome, Quintana Eye Lead

Aubisque, France, Sept 3, 2016 (AFP) - Dutch rider Robert Gesink claimed the queen 14th stage of the Tour of Spain on Saturday as Chris Froome held off a series of attacks by race leader Nairo Quintana. Gesink, who missed the Tour de France in July after suffering a head trauma and memory loss due to a heavy crash in the Tour of Switzerland, crossed the line in a time of 5hrs 43min 24secs to … [Read more...]

Orica To Continue With Team GreenEDGE For 2017 Season

ORICA-GreenEDGE is pleased to announce the renewal of naming rights sponsor Orica for a further 12 months to include the 2017 season. The sponsorship extension will mark the sixth and final year of the partnership between the two parties and will allow GreenEDGE to finalise details of ongoing discussions around new title sponsors for Australia’s top men’s and women’s professional cycling … [Read more...]

I’m Proof Cycling Dreams Do Come True, Says Matthew Hayman

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Roubaix, France, April 11, 2016 (AFP) - Mathew Hayman insisted that dreams can come true after the 37-year-old Australian won the prestigious Paris-Roubaix one-day classic. Hayman beat four-time winner Tom Boonen into second in a sprint finish in the famous old outdoor velodrome in Roubaix at the end of Sunday's … [Read more...]

Formolo Wins Giro d’Italia Stage 4, Clarke Takes Over Lead

By Justin DAVIS Milan, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - Italian Davide Formolo capped a daring solo attack with victory on the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday when Australian Simon Clarke took over the race lead from Orica team-mate Michael Matthews. Formolo finished the 150km ride from Chiavari to La Spezia in a time of 3hr 47min 59sec, just 22sec ahead of a small group of … [Read more...]

Simon Gerrans In Pink After Orica-GreenEdge Giro TTT Win

San Remo, Italy, May 9, 2015 (AFP) - Australian Simon Gerrans put his injury woes behind him as he pulled on the leader's pink jersey Saturday when his Orica outfit won the first stage team time-trial at the Giro d'Italia. The 34-year-old from Melbourne missed this season's classics after breaking his collarbone and arm in separate falls. But he crossed the line first ahead of … [Read more...]

Orica New Naming Rights Sponsor for GreenEDGE Cycling

Following one of the most successful debuts in the WorldTour of cycling, GreenEDGE today announced a three-year co-naming sponsorship with leading global mining services company Orica Limited. As of this year's Giro d'Italia, the team will change its name to Orica-GreenEDGE. "This is a rare and fantastic opportunity to secure the founding co-naming sponsorship with this ground-breaking … [Read more...]