Oleg Tinkov To Take Over Ownership Of Riis Cycling

Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov has finalized a buy out of Riis Cycling A/S. Oleg Tinkov now is therefore the sole owner of Riis Cycling, the company behind the professional cycling team, which name has been changed to Tinkoff Sport A/S. Tinkoff Credit Systems, the only Russian bank specializing in credit cards, has agreed to be the main title sponsor of the team in the coming three years. … [Read more...]

Saxo Bank To Continue As Title Sponsor Of Riis Cycling

Saxo Bank will continue its involvement with Riis Cycling as title sponsor in 2014. The trading and investment specialist has decided to step up its commitment to the team significantly. Saxo Bank's support will help to secure the continuation of the team in the year to come. Saxo Bank is also supportive of Riis Cycling continuing its search for additional sponsorship, which will help the … [Read more...]

Saxo Bank To Take Over Full Title Sponsorship of Riis Cycling

Saxo Bank, the trading and investment specialist, will take over the full title sponsorship of Riis Cycling in 2012. In 2011 the sponsorship was held jointly with SunGard, one of the world's leading software and technology services companies, but Saxo Bank has now decided to exercise an option to step up and become the sole title sponsor. All three parties have agreed that the timing is now right … [Read more...]

Riis Happy, But Expecting UCI Appeal

Saxo Bank team owner Bjarne Riis expressed his happiness Tuesday after three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador was cleared of doping allegations by the Spanish cycling federation (RFEC). Contador had only just inked a contract with the Danish outfit when he was informed he had tested positive for trace amounts of clenbuterol, a banned substance, during the 2010 edition of the … [Read more...]

Riis Cycling Strikes Innovative Partnership

In the coming seasons, Saxo Bank-SunGard's riders and staff will be working thoroughly and effectively to optimize the development of the organization and to secure the high standard of performance on the road. In order to do so, Riis Cycling has entered into an agreement with Erik Østenkjær from Sports Psychology Institute. For more than 30 years, Erik Østenkjær has been a practicing … [Read more...]

Riis Cycling and Luxembourg Airlines Formalize Their Partnership

Riis Cycling and Luxembourg Airlines have agreed to formalize their cooperation so Luxair will become an official sponsor and continue to support Team Saxo Bank throughout 2010. Over the past two years, Luxair has proven to be a very important partner for the team, working closely with the team's Logistics Manager and the Luxembourg based staff to provide the team with travel and air cargo … [Read more...]