Champion Vincenzo Nibali Outlines Tour de France Preparation

Paris, Jan 13, 2015 (AFP) - Reigning Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali will warm up for his defence of the world's greatest bike race with the punishing Criterium de Dauphine in June, his coach Paolo Slongo revealed on Tuesday. The Astana rider, 30, will begin his season's work at the Tour of Dubai (Feb 4-7), the Tour of Oman (Feb 17-22) before the Italian races in March featuring … [Read more...]

Vincenzo Nibali Leads the Charge On Team Sky In 2014

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN PARIS, Dec 16, 2014 (AFP) - After two years of Sky dominance, 2014 was the season that the rest fought back and but for the Astana doping scandals, would have gone down as a vintage edition. Team Sky had in many eyes taken the drama out of the Tour de France by guiding Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome to dominant victories in 2012 and 2013 … [Read more...]

Vincenzo Nibali Will Headlines The 2015 Tour of Oman

PARIS, Dec 04, 2014 (AFP) - This year's Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali will headline the sixth edition of the Tour of Oman from February 17-22, organisers announced on Thursday. The Italian has already competed in the race and in 2012 won the toughest stage to the summit of Jabal Al Akhdhar -- the Green Mountain. This year's race will include other climbers, notably Spaniard … [Read more...]