Oct 26, 2013
Japan embraces prestige of colourful Tour
Tour de France organisers ASO took a bold leap into a new market by holding the first event outside France to carry its prestigious name in Saitama on Saturday.
Gallery: Froome and Sagan step into sumo ring ahead of Saitama Criterium
In spite of the impending arrival of Typhoon Francisco off the coast of Japan, the inaugural Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France takes place on Saturday, with Chris Froome , Peter Sagan and world champion Rui Costa among those lining up in the end of season showcase.
Trek confirms Busche, Zubeldia, Kiserlovski and Didier to 2014 line-up
The Trek team continues to confirm riders for its 2014 line-up, announcing that climbers and stage race riders Laurent Didier, Matt Busche, Haimar Zubeldia and Robert Kiserlovski will all be part of the new-look team that replaces Radioshack-Leopard in the peloton.