Pieter Weening Wins Giro d’Italia Stage 9 From A Break

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SESTOLA, Italy, May 18, 2014 (AFP) - Dutchman Pieter Weening won the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday following a 172km run from Lugo to Sestola while Australian Cadel Evans kept the leader's pink jersey. Weening out sprinted Italian Davide Malacarne of Europcar after the two men rode in tandem over the final 15km after breaking away from their escape group. It was the … [Read more...]

ORICA-GreenEDGE Statement on Allegations Made Against Pieter Weening

ORICA-GreenEDGE is aware that Pieter Weening has made himself fully available to the Dutch NADO for their ongoing, comprehensive investigations into doping of Dutch cyclists. The team has received documentation that based on information the Dutch NADO have - including in relation to Michael Rasmussen's allegations of 2007- they have not opened any doping inquiry against Pieter Weening and do not … [Read more...]

Pieter Weening Wins 2013 Tour de Pologne, Wiggins Wins Time Trial

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Pieter Weening took his first WorldTour overall victory in Krakow today. The Dutchman won the Tour de Pologne, leapfrogging up to the highest spot on the leader’s board after finishing sixth in the final stage time trial. Weening netted four top ten stage results en route to the general classification win. “Pieter has had the most consistent year of his career,” said Sport Director Matt … [Read more...]

GreenEdge Adds Belgian Classics Hopefuls To Roster

PARIS, Sept 9, 2011 (AFP) - Australian cycling outfit GreenEdge have added up-and-coming Belgian Jens Keukeleire to their line-up, it was announced on Friday. GreenEdge are set to become the first Australian-registered team in the elite peloton and hope to acquire a UCI ProTour licence in order to compete in the 2012 season -- which should be helped by the signing of top names so far. … [Read more...]

Dutchman Weening Signs With Team GreenEdge

PARIS, Aug 10, 2011 - Nascent Australian cycling team GreenEdge continued their impressive recruitment campaign by signing Dutchman Pieter Weening on Tuesday. Rabobank rider Weening, 30, has experience of most of the world's biggest races and has won stages on both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia. He was the last Dutchman to win on the world's premier cycling event when he won a … [Read more...]

Ventoso Wins 6th Giro Stage, Weening Holds Pink Jersey

FIUGGI, Italy, May 12, 2011 - Spain's Francisco Ventoso won the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia here on Thursday, while Dutch rider Pieter Weening of Rabobank held on to the overall leader's pink jersey. Ventoso won a sprint finish on a slight hill ahead of Italy's Alessandro Petacchi, winner of Sunday's second stage at Parma, after the 216km hilly run around the Latium region of … [Read more...]

Millar Loses Pink Jersey, As Weening Wins Fifth Stage

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Millar loses Giro lead as Weening wins fifth stage ORVIETO, Italy, May 11, 2011 - Dutchman Pieter Weening capped a brave solo attack with victory in the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia Wednesday to take the race leader's pink jersey from Britain's David Millar. A day after the peloton held a 216 km procession to honor stricken Belgian Wouter Weylandt, who died in a crash on … [Read more...]