ORICA-GreenEDGE Announces 2014 Tour de France Roster

ORICA-GreenEDGE has announced its nine rider squad for the 2014 Tour de France. More than half the squad make their Tour debut with five first timers. The remaining four were part of the successful team that scored two stage wins and a four day stint in the yellow jersey last year. "This year we are going to the Tour without a sprinter for the flat stages and will be targeting numerous … [Read more...]

Svein Tuft Shines In Giro d’Italia Opening TTT Stage

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by Richard Moore BELFAST, United Kingdom, May 09, 2014 (AFP) - Canadian Svein Tuft, riding for Australian team Orica-GreenEdge, enjoyed a birthday to remember as the Giro d'Italia got underway in Belfast on Friday. Tuft celebrated his 37th birthday by leading Orica-GreenEdge over the line at the end of the first stage of the prestigious event. And since the Australian … [Read more...]

Luke Durbridge and Svein Tuft Win Duo Normand

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Luke Durbridge and Svein Tuft handily won the Duo Normand, besting the Sky duo of Alex Dowsett and Luke Rowe by over a minute in the two-man time trial in Normandy. "It's a unique event in that it's the only two-man time trial we race during the entire season," said Durbridge "It's a good event for me and Svein. We've both had really good seasons, and we're happy to have finished it off this … [Read more...]

Tuft Lands Eneco Tour Time Trial Win, And the Race Lead

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BRUSSELS, Aug 11, 2012 (AFP) - Svein Tuft of Canada, riding for Orica-GreenEdge, won the sixth stage of the Eneco Tour of the Low Countries on Saturday to take the leader's white jersey from Belgian home favourite Tom Boonen of OmegaPharma. Tuft came home in 20min 25.70sec in the 17.4km time-trial around Ardooie in Belgium to see off US youngster Taylor Phinney of BMC-Racing by 5sec … [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...]

GreenEdge Signs Vaitkus

PARIS, Aug 24, 2011 - Australia's new cycling team GreenEdge announced its latest recruit on Monday, Lithuanian Tomas Vaitkus. The 29-year-old former junior world time trial champion becomes the 14th rider to join the outfit, joining the likes of Australians Baden Cooke, Matt Wilson and Simon Clarke and veteran Canadian champion Svein Tuft. … [Read more...]

Tuft Joins GreenEdge Team

PARIS, Aug 24, 2011 (AFP) - Veteran Canadian cycling champion Svein Tuft will ride for the GreenEdge team next season, the Australian outfit announced on Wednesday. The 34-year-old SpiderTech rider was a silver medal winner in the time-trial at the 2008 world championships. He becomes the eleventh signing by the Australian team, who are targeting a place in the first division, with other … [Read more...]

Pegasus Sports Professional Continental Team for 2011

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Brisbane, Australia: The Australian Pegasus Sports professional cycling team has missed out on a ProTeam license and will register as a UCI Professional Continental team for 2011. Pegasus Sports is expanding on its highly successful UCI Continental program which garnered 84 wins in Asia and the United States in 2010. Pegasus Sports’ highest-profile signings for 2011 include Robbie McEwen, … [Read more...]

Greipel Wins Sprint, As Tuft Still Leader At Eneco Tour

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ARDOOIE (Belgium) - Germany's Andre Greipel (HTC-Columbia) won the second stage of the Eneco Tour du Benelux Thursday in Ardooie Belgium, where he was in the sprint against the Australian Robbie McEwen, and the Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen. The Canadian Svein Tuft (Garmin), winner of the prologue on Tuesday has kept the jersey of overall leader. The stage was marked by the long break … [Read more...]