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  1. Amstel Gold Pocket PreviewRead the original story

    Friday | Podium Cafe

    ... t in years when the Tour de France starts in Utrecht. It's a big deal, as such, for whatever Dutch teams are there. Rabobank was always under huge pressure to do something, a factor that has followed it, no doubt, to its new incarnation as Lotto NL.


  2. PEZ Preview: Amstel Gold RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PezCycling News

    The cobbles are behind us and now we move onto the hilly Classics and first up is the Amstel Gold Race. Yes, Holland is mostly flat, but try riding up the Cauberg and say that's not a hill.


  3. Terpstra chance-less in Tour of Flanders breakawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Cycling News

    The Etixx Quick-Step team is known to be a dominating factor in the spring classics, but in the absence of injured team leader Tom Boonen the team has had to be satisfied with second place once again, this time at the Tour of Flanders . Niki Terpstra made the decisive move at 28 kilometres from the finish on the Kruisberg, but brought along perhaps the most formidable opponent possible in Alexander Kristoff , and had no chance of beating the on-form Norwegian.


  4. Astana betting on Boom to deliver big bang in the classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Velonews

    ... title in 2008, the wins haven't come as fast and often as many had hoped when he switched to the road with Rabobank in 2009. He notched a few victories, including the overall titles at the 2009 Tour of Belgium, the 2011 Tour of Britain, and the 2012 ...


  5. UCI lifts ban on medical adviser Mario ZorzoliRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | USA Today

    ... onclusion." Rasmussen's testimony in the investigation of Geert Leinders stated that Zorzoli had advised the former Rabobank cycling team doctor to give his riders the banned hormone DHEA.


  6. UCI reinstates Zorzoli to anti-doping postRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Cycling News

    The UCI today announced it has reinstated Mario Zorzoli to his post as Scientific Advisor and UCI Doctor with immediate effect. Zorzoli was suspended from the UCI in January after the investigation into Geert Leinders turned up allegations that Zorzoli had offered inappropriate advice to Leinders during the latter's time as chief doctor for the Rabobank team.


  7. Mario Zorzoli reinstated as UCI doctor and scientific advisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Velonews

    Mario Zorzoli was implicated in the latest testimony surrounding the Rabobank team's doping practices in the early 2000s. Photo: UCI The Union Cycliste Internationale has reinstated Dr. Mario Zorzoli as its doctor and scientific advisor, according to a statement released Tuesday.


  8. Robbie McEwen predicts Michael Matthews to challenge Peter Sagan for Tour green jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... to tick in his career. "He turned pro and he was going along well, but he looked like he was almost stagnating at Rabobank and since he's joined GreenEDGE he looks like he's got more focus, a lot more concentrated," McEwen said. "Last year was his ...


  9. Dekker retires fom cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... now, a few weeks after the attack on the record, is clear to me." The 30-year-old turned professional in 2005 with Rabobank after impressing the previous year when he won the Dutch national time trial title and claimed silver in the U23 men's road ...


  10. AP Source: Lance Armstrong meets with USADARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    This file photo taken in 2010, shows Lance Armstrong looking back on the podium after the 20th and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, France. The International Cycling Union was severely criticized for failing to act during the doping era dominated by Armstrong.


  11. LottoNL-Jumbo backing Hofland at Milan-San RemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Cycling News

    LottoNL-Jumbo have announced its team for Milan-San Remo containing a mix of experience and youth with debutant Moreno Hofland to be a protected rider at the 293km race. Lars Petter Nordhaug was the team's best finisher last year in 15th pace but the Norwegian has moved back to Team Sky this year.


  12. Q&A: Travis Tygart on CIRC and the Geert Leinders caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... Tygart revisited the case of Geert Leinders, who was recently handed a lifetime ban for his activities as Rabobank doctor following USADA's collaboration with the Dutch and Danish anti-doping agencies, and explained why USADA is still open to the ...


  13. UCI chiefs 'protected' Armstrong against doping claims: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... cause both existing sponsors to leave the sport and deter new sponsors," said the report, highlighting the exit of Rabobank, a Dutch bank, in 2012. Neither Verbruggen nor McQuaid made an immediate comment.


  14. UCI chiefs 'protected' Armstrong against doping claims - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    ... cause both existing sponsors to leave the sport and deter new sponsors," said the report, highlighting the exit of Rabobank, a Dutch bank, in 2012. The report also highlighted how before the Irishman succeeded the veteran Dutch sports baron in 2005, ...


  15. Lampre-Merida deny interest in DekkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... he came onto the scene in 2005 but it was later revealed that he had been using EPO since his early days with the Rabobank team. In 2009 he was handed a two-year ban following retro-active testing of a sample from December 2007. He eventually ...


  16. Gesink out of Tirreno-AdriaticoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Cycling News

    LottoNL-Jumbo have been forced to rethink their strategy for Tirreno-Adriatico after Robert Gesink opted to stay at home with his sick son. Gesink pulled out of his first race of the season the Volta ao Algarve two weeks ago - ahead of stage 3 - due to his son's illness and has been at home since then.


  17. Notes from the Gent DeskRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Podium Cafe

    ... summarize it was Etixx-Quick Step botching a three-on-one as badly as though they were the reincarnation of an old Rabobank team. Patrick Lefevre essentially blamed the lack of race radios, grumbling that he had three employees out front from 35km ...


  18. UCI pass Zorzoli investigation to CIRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Cycling News

    The UCI have confirmed that they have passed their investigation into Dr. Mario Zorzoli to the Cycling Independent Reform Commission for review. The doctor was suspended from his position as the Scientific Advisor and UCI doctor after allegations arose from the anti-doping investigation into Dr. Geert Leinders, who was handed a lifetime ban by a group of recognised anti-doping organisations for his role in systematic doping at the Rabobank team.


  19. LottoNL-Jumbo sails into calmer watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Velonews

    ... are very quiet indeed. That's just fine for the Dutch team that has been through the wringer the past few seasons. Rabobank ended its two-decade-long sponsorship in the wake of the Lance Armstrong scandal in 2012, and the team management has been ...


  20. UCI investigating allegations against ZorzoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... handed a lifetime ban by a group of recognised anti-doping organisations for his role in systematic doping at the Rabobank team. The USADA document contains statements from Michael Rasmussen, who testified that Zorzoli met with Leinders and said ...