Tinkoff Saxo Names De Jongh In Reshuffle After Riis Sacking

Steven de Jongh is named as head of the group of Sport Directors. He will be in charge of the strategic, long-term planning of the team and its race program. Stefano Feltrin, General Manager of Tinkoff Saxo, will assume a more active role in the team's sports operations. According to Stefano Feltrin this new structure reflects the vision team owner Oleg Tinkov has on the sport of cycling and … [Read more...]

Team Tinkoff-Saxo Announce The Departure Of Bjarne Riis

Paris, March 29, 2015 (AFP) - The Tinkoff-Saxo team of two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador on Sunday fired team manager Bjarne Riis. Dane Riis had already been suspended from his duties a week earlier. "An agreement has been reached to terminate the contract," said the Russian team in a statement. "The terms of this agreement will remain confidential and the two … [Read more...]

Alberto Contador Staying At Team Tinkoff-Saxo Till 2016

Madrid, March 10, 2015 - Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador on Tuesday announced that he would extend his contract for a further year with the Tinkoff-Saxo team. The Spaniard's current contract with the team expires at the end of this season, but the 32-year-old will ride for an extra season before retiring. "Hello all, happy to anounce that in 2016 will continue being … [Read more...]

Tinkoff-Saxo Gets To Race Speed At 2nd Training Camp On Sicily

Mount Etna and Sicily set the scene for Tinkoff-Saxo’s second winter training camp ahead of the ambitious 2015 season. 23 riders, excluding the squad bound for the Santos Tour Down Under, gather on the 9th of January, where they’ll train intensively for two weeks to build up race speed. Tinkoff-Saxo will also unveil the new and improved bike setup building upon the Specialized S-Works frames … [Read more...]

Tinkoff-Saxo Conquers Kilimanjaro Summit At 5,895 Meter

Tinkoff-Saxo Kilimarjo

Following a five-day climb under the worst weather conditions in a decade, 51 members of Tinkoff-Saxo reached the roof of Africa at the dawn of November 5th. Given the expedition's high success rate, 71%, the team's sponsors will double their donations to the local non-profit organizations. As the sun's first rays were about to break through the sea of clouds below the Kilimanjaro summit, in … [Read more...]

Tinkoff-Saxo Congratulates Alberto Contador on 2014 Vélo d’Or Award

The management, sport directors, riders, mechanics, soigneurs, doctors and entire staff of Tinkoff-Saxo would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Alberto Contador on this prestigious award. In 2014 he clearly demonstrated he was a great champion and a remarkable athlete. Alberto has been awarded the 2014 Vélo d’Or prize in recognition of a successful and spirited season. The award … [Read more...]

Tinkoff-Saxo and Tinkoff Sport Members To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

The full 2015 roster of Tinkoff-Saxo and Tinkoff Sport will embark on a six-day team-building trip at the end of October. The 80-strong group will take the challenge and climb to the top of Africa's highest mountain, which at 5,895 meters is also the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Less than two weeks after the conclusion of the 2014 racing season, the entire staff of Tinkoff-Saxo … [Read more...]

Tinkoff-Saxo Confirms Ivan Basso Joins Team

Tinkoff-Saxo is proud to officially announce that Ivan Basso will join the team in 2015. The Italian star and Tinkoff-Saxo have signed a two-year contract sharing the ambition of further bolstering the team for the next seasons. Ivan Basso will add both strength and experience to the team as one of the greatest Grand Tour riders of a generation. “With Alberto, Peter, Rafal and now Ivan we … [Read more...]

Tinkoff-Saxo Extends Contract With Michael Rogers

Tinkoff-Saxo happily announces that Michael Rogers will stay with the team. The team has signed a two-year deal with the Australian rider securing his great talent and decisive experience for the coming seasons. Michael Rogers is pleased to continue and looks forward to being a part of the team for yet another two seasons. “I’m very excited about extending. For the last two seasons and … [Read more...]

Peter Sagan Reported To Have Signed With Tinkoff-Saxo

BRATISLAVA, Aug 05, 2014 - Tour de France green jersey winner Peter Sagan will join Tinkoff-Saxo next season, the Slovak daily Sport said on Tuesday. It claimed the Russian-owned team would probably officially announce the deal after Thursday's stage of the Tour of Poland. "The three-time winner of the green jersey from the Tour de France has signed a contract with the team of … [Read more...]