Andy Schleck Has Successfully Undergone Surgery For Knee

Andy Schleck has successfully undergone surgery in the Crossklinik in Basel, Switzerland. An MRI scan prior to the operation provided pictures of the right knee allowing the doctors to confirm the diagnosis of the team doctor. Andy Schleck’s knee is severely damaged: there are partial ruptures in the collateral and cruciate ligaments, the meniscus is torn and an injury to the articular … [Read more...]

Leg Surgery Is A Success For Giovanni Visconti

Italian rider operated in Adelaide after right tibia fracture during the opening stages of the People's Choice Classic in Australia on Sunday Giovanni Visconti was intervened on Sunday evening (European time) at the Royal Adelaide Hospital to reduce a fracture in his right leg's tibia, the Italian rider crashing out of the People's Choice Classic -the Australian criterium acting as preface of … [Read more...]

Off-Season Surgery Successful for Tony Martin

29-Oct-2013: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Tony Martin underwent surgery at BG Hospital in Hamburg (Germany) today because of a "non-union" of his left scaphoid fracture as consequence of his 2012 Tour de France crash. The decision was made to perform this surgery during the 2013 off-season to avoid any potential further damage in the future. Martin was always assisted by … [Read more...]

Bos Withdraws From London Olympics

PARIS, Nov 8, 2011 (AFP) - Former speed king Theo Bos of the Netherlands is due to undergo surgery that will rule him out of next year's London Olympics, his Rabobank team announced on Tuesday. Bos will undergo surgery to repair damage caused by a burst vein in his groin next Monday and will then undergo a period of rehabilitation, during which he will not be able to move his left leg … [Read more...]

Freire To Leave Swiss Tour For Sinus Surgery

GRINDELWALD, Switzerland, June 14, 2011 - Spanish sprinter Oscar Freire is set to leave the Tour of Switzerland Wednesday in order to undergo surgery on troublesome sinuses, his Rabobank team confirmed. Freire, a former three-time world road race champion, has suffered from the problem on and off in recent years, making breathing difficult. He had similar surgery after last year's Tour … [Read more...]

Successful Surgery For Haussler

30-Jun-2010 - Basel: Cervélo TestTeam’s Heinrich Haussler, who has been plagued by knee problems, underwent a successful operation in the CrossKlinik in Basel (SUI) on Tuesday. “Heinrich feels well after the successful surgery yesterday,” commented Andreas Goesele, Chief Medical of the Cervélo TestTeam. It was a necessary operation, and Heinrich is now focused on full recovery. … [Read more...]

Successful Surgery For Hushovd

13-May-2010: Cervélo TestTeam rider Thor Hushovd (NOR), who broke his collarbone during a training ride in Italy on Sunday, underwent a successful operation on Monday. “The surgery went pretty well. It was more complicated than actually expected,” said the 32-year-old Hushovd today. “I had a good day after the operation but yesterday I had a little bit more pain. Yesterday I flew home, … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Kroon Recovering Well

Karsten Kroon of the BMC Racing Team is on his way to recovery following successful surgery Monday to repair facial injuries he sustained in a crash last week at Fléche Wallonne. Not Too Much Pain The 90-minute surgery involved first breaking Kroon’s nose, before a pair of titanium plates were inserted into the right side of his face. Kroon said the pain is bearable and the Dutchman looks … [Read more...]

Karsten Kroon Surgery Scheduled For Monday

Karsten Kroon will undergo surgery Monday morning to repair facial injuries the BMC Racing Team rider sustained during a crash Wednesday at Fléche Wallonne. Cheekbone And Nose Displaced Kroon fractured his nose and cheekbone – as well as a bone beneath his right eye – when he was involved in a high-speed pile-up with 70 kilometers to go in the race. The 90-minute operation will take place … [Read more...]

Armstrong Recovering After Surgery On Collarbone

Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong was recovering Wednesday after surgery to repair his collarbone, which was broken into four pieces in a crash in Spain on Monday. In an article posted on Armstrong's Astana team website, doctor Doug Elenz, the orthopedic surgeon who performed the procedure in Austin, Texas, said it wasn't yet clear when Armstrong would be able to return to … [Read more...]