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  1. Tinkov: We don't need a star managerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Cycling News

    Tinkoff-Saxo team owner Oleg Tinkov issued a statement today on Facebook regarding his parting of ways with former owner Bjarne Riis and the state of cycling. In it, he indicates that he does not need to replace Riis with another 'star' director.

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  2. Cycling - Bjarne Riis leaves Tinkoff-Saxo after contract terminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Yahoo!

    Tinkoff-Saxo team manager Bjarne Riis has left the cycling outfit after an agreement was reached with owner Oleg Tinkov to terminate his contract, Tinkoff Sport said on Sunday. "Tinkoff Sport A/S -- Managing company of team Tinkoff Saxo - and Bjarne Riis have reached a mutual agreement to terminate all contracts entered between Tinkoff Sport A/S and Bjarne Riis with immediate effect," the team said in a statement.

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  3. Tinkoff-Saxo, Bjarne Riis part waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Velonews

    Tinkoff-Saxo released the 51-year-old Dane, effective immediately, a decision that is sending shockwaves around the peloton. The team, owned by Russian banker Oleg Tinkov, made the announcement Sunday evening.

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  4. Contador crashes hard at Volta a CatalunyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Cycling News

    Alberto Contador crashed hard in the last three kilometres of Saturday's stage of the Volta a Catalunya , suffering a large amount of road rash on his left side. He was able to complete the stage and remains in third place overall, seven seconds down on Richie Porte .

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  5. Criterium International: Call It a Minor Classic?Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Podium Cafe

    Criterium International is easily one of the weirdest events on the calendar. Historically it was a race with as glittering an honor role as Le Tour itself, at least since 1979 when foreign participation was first allowed.

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  6. The Sagan star flickeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Velonews

    The Peter Sagan star appears to be flickering, judging by his finish in E3 Harelbeke, a race he won a year ago and one that should be easy for a cyclist aiming at the monuments like next week's Ronde van Vlaanderen. Team Tinkoff-Saxo's Sagan followed the attack of Geraint Thomas and Zdenek Stybar on the Oude Kwaremont and raced away with the two, but when they approached the business end of the 215-kilometer race, his lights began to fade.

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  7. German school mourns 16 teens killed in Lufthansa's Germanwings plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Times of Oman

    An Airbus A 313 of the German airline Germanwings' takes off at the Duesseldorf airport on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, western Germany. Budget airline Germanwings said there were at least 72 Germans on its plane that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard.

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  8. Majka: Tinkov's position not surprising, wins countRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Cycling News

    Leaving France and heading home after Paris-Nice, Rafal Majka was happy to leave all the media attention to his younger countryman and race runner-up Michal Kwiatkowski . The Tinkoff-Saxo rider failed to play a part in the "race to the sun", his first goal of the season, and was unable to offer much explanation.

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  9. Riis out of Tinkoff?Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Podium Cafe

    Earlier today, Danish newspaper BT reported that lead Directeur Sportif and former owner of the Tinkoff-Saxo team, Bjarne Riis, had been suspended due to poor results. Cycling media has erupted after the news has broken that Oleg Tinkov has suspended Tinkoff-Saxo Directeur Sportif Bjarne Riis.

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  10. Vaughters praises meeting between Armstrong and TygartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Cycling News

    The media scrum assembles outside the Garmin-Sharp team bus at the Tour de France the morning a news story broke alledging that team boss Jonathan Vaughters plus riders Christian Vande Velde and David Zabriskie had testified in USADA's investigation of Lance Armstrong. Garmin-Sharp team boss Jonathan Vaughters speaks to the press prior to the start of Tour de France stage 5. Cannondale-Garmn boss Jonathan Vaughters has praised reports of a meeting between Lance Armstrong and US Anti-doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart, according to a report in the Guardian on Wednesday.

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  11. Photo Essay: 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico, highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Velonews

    Fans lined the barriers, awaiting the first rider of the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico to pass them by. Photo: Jim Fryer / BrakeThrough Media Local race favorite Vincenzo Nibali warmed up before his individual time trial while throngs of fans circled the Astana team bus, waiting and watching.

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  12. Report: Lance Armstrong met with USADARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | USA Today

    Report: Lance Armstrong met with USADA Person with knowledge details to AP: Lance Armstrong meets for 6 hours with USADA chief Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1bfp6VH In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Lance Armstrong pauses during an interview in Austin, Texas. It has been two years since Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he had cheated for years to win the Tour de France.

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  13. Report: Armstrong and Tygart met to discuss reduced sanctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Cycling News

    USADA chief Travis Tygart shakes hands with Senator Arlen Specter at a 2009 hearing in Washington, DC about screening dietary supplements for illegal steroids. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf alledges that George Hincapie, David Zabriskie, Levi Leipheimer and Christian Vande Velde , all competing in the Tour de France, have testified in the USADA investigation of Lance Armstrong.

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  14. Colombian climber Quintana is king at Tirreno-AdriaticoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Velonews

    It's not the fact that he won, but the way he did it. Nairo Quintana blew the doors off the best of the peloton to win Tirreno-Adriatico to remind everyone the Colombian climber will be a very real candidate for victory in July's Tour de France.

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  15. Contador's Tirreno hopes melt with falling snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Cycling News

    Alberto Contador stopped to pull on an extra jersey after crossing the finish at Terminillo and was clearly frustrated to have seen Nairo Quintana attack alone to win the stage and set up overall victory at Tirreno-Adriatico. While Quintana and a new generation of riders packed the results, Contador looked fatigued and defeated.

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  16. David Millar to represent riders in Extreme Weather Protocol talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Cycling News

    Cold weather blighted Paris-Nice in 2004. Jean-Marie Leblanc tells Michele Bartoli, Ivan Basso and David Millar that stage 4 through the Auvergne has been cancelled.

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  17. Gallery: Through the years at Paris-NiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Cycling News

    Cold weather blighted Paris-Nice in 2004. Jean-Marie Leblanc tells Michele Bartoli, Ivan Basso and David Millar that stage 4 through the Auvergne has been cancelled.

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  18. Jens Voigt is Amgen Tour of California AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Jens Voigt , an extremely respected pro cyclist, recently retired, has been named an Ambassador for the Amgen Tour of California . The addition of this legendary cyclist to the Amgen is good news for everyone who pedals a bike.

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  19. Jens Voigt Named Amgen Tour of California AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

    Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California made a big announcement today for this year's cycling race, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The news was shared by the race's executive director Kristin Bachochin: Legendary cyclist Jens Voigt has been named the race's Ambassador.

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  20. Voigt hired as ambassador for Tour of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Cycling News

    AEG, the organisers of the Tour of California , announced today that retired racer Jens Voigt has been brought on as an ambassador for the race, allowing him to continue his involvement in the sport after having competed in all nine previous editions of the race. Voigt will be a member of the race's management team, providing input into the race operations, as well as acting as an on-air analyst for the live coverage of the race on NBC Sports.

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