Orica-GreenEDGE Defends Team After Impey Positive Test

SYDNEY, July 03, 2014 - Orica-GreenEDGE boss defends team after positive test manager Shayne Bannan Thursday defended his team's anti-doping regime after cyclist Daryl Impey tested positive for a banned substance. The South African, the first-ever African to wear the Tour de France's yellow jersey last year, tested positive in February for Probenecid, the Australian team announced … [Read more...]

New Aussie Elite Team Promises “No Poaching”

ADELAIDE, Australia- The man spearheading a new Australian elite cycling project insisted Monday he would not resort to poaching riders illegally from other teams. Shayne Bannan, the former head of Australia's high performance cycling programme, unveiled plans for the first ever Australian-financed and registered team among Europe's elite echelon in 2012. But he was immediately … [Read more...]

Aussies Outline Plans For Elite Superteam

Written by: Justin Davis (AFP) ADELAIDE, Australia - Plans for an all-Australian Pro Tour cycling team were outlined on Monday, boosting the country's hopes of securing a maiden Tour de France triumph. Shayne Bannan, a former high performance director at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), announced plans for the first ever Australian-financed and registered team among Europe's … [Read more...]

Australia’s Bannan Steps Down

MELBOURNE, - Shayne Bannan has resigned after 10 years in charge of Australian cycling's High Performance programs, Cycling Australia said on Thursday. Bannan, 48, has been involved as a coach and administrator for the sport in Australia for almost a quarter of a century. He is expected to make an announcement about his future plans next month, possibly at Australia's Tour Down … [Read more...]