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Oleg Tinkov: Alberto Contador is ‘too old to win anything’

Former Tinkoff team owner Oleg Tinkov attacks Alberto Contador on social media. (Cycling Weekly)

Peter Sagan ‘didn’t just want to win Milan-San Remo, but to win it in style’

Bora-Hansgrohe managers say Sagan is doing justice to the rainbow jersey. (Cycling Weekly)

Sagan moves into WorldTour lead

World Champion Peter Sagan is back on top of the WorldTour rankings following his second place at Milan-San Remo. The Bora-Hansgrohe rider disposes Richie Porte from top spot on the standings with the BMC rider dropping to third. Milan-San Remo winner Michal Kwiatkowski jumps into second place overall. (cyclingnews.com)

Rider dies during race at African Continental Track Championships

Egypt’s Eslam Nasser Zaki, 22, fell suddenly while riding on his own during men’s Omnium. (road.cc)

Michal Kwiatkowski’s Strava stats show the incredible power it takes to win Milan-San Remo

Pole hit more than 1,200 watts in the final sprint, and took the KOM on the Poggio as he followed Sagan’s attack. (Cycling Weekly)

An interview with Marcel Kittel: Getting back to his best, Cavendish rivalry, and the Tour de France

Marcel Kittel sits down, stretches out and smiles. “This is great,” he says. (Cycling Tips)

Davide Cimolai out-sprints Nacer Bouhanni to win Volta a Catalunya stage one

Late attack by Peter Kennaugh foiled as sprinters contest the stage finish on the opening day of the 2017 Volta a Catalunya in Spain. (Cycling Weekly)

Final 20 Km

How the Race Was Won: 2017 Milan San Remo

How the Race Was Won: 2017 Milan-San Remo

In this edition of How the Race Was Won, the first for season 2017, Cosmo Catalano analyses the 108th edition of Milan-San Remo. (more…)

Coryn Rivera wins Trofeo Alfredo Binda bunch sprint

American Coryn Rivera sprinted to her first career Women’s WorldTour victory in Cittiglio on Sunday. The 24-year-old survived the hilly 131km Trofeo Alfredo Binda circuit race to win a reduced bunch sprint ahead of Arlenis Sierra and Cecile Uttrup Ludwig. It is first time in more than a decade that the one-day Italian classic has been contested by a group larger than ten riders. (cyclingnews.com)

Five things to look out for at the 2017 Volta a Catalunya

He’s back! Having spent the last month or so altitude training in South Africa and pondering how best to respond to the whirlwind of press surrounding Team Sky at the moment, Chris Froome will return to racing at the Volta a Catalunya for the first time since finishing sixth overall at the Herald Sun Tour six weeks ago. (Cycling Weekly)

Michal Kwiatkowski claims Strava KOM on Poggio on way to Milan-San Remo win

Team Sky rider averaged an astonishing 536 watts for 5 minutes 47 seconds on decisive climb. (road.cc)

Kwiatkowski wins Milan-San Remo

Sagan, Alaphilippe settle for podium in breakaway trio. (cyclingnews.com)

Sagan the strongest, but Kwiatkowski wins (Cycling Tips)

Final 24 Kilometers (YouTube)

Highlights (YouTube)

Kwiatkowski owes me a few beers, says Sagan (cyclingnews.com)

Fernando Gaviria: ‘Sagan will try to go on the Poggio’

Colombian Milan-San Remo contender Fernando Gaviria reckons rival Peter Sagan will go for a late attack and not hold out for a bunch sprint. (Cycling Weekly)

Commentary: Etiquette lessons with pushy Boeckmans

Cycling’s unwritten rules took centerstage when a very bizarre scene played out during Wednesday’s Danilith Nokere-Koerse. (Velo News)

Candid Kittel: German sprinter opens up about Milan-San Remo non-selection, Cavendish

Already a winner five times this season, Marcel Kittel is one of the most high-profile absentees from the QuickStep Floors squad for Saturday’s Milan San Remo.

The German rider has told CyclingTips that while he would have liked to have been selected for the race, that he can also see the logic behind the choices that the team has made. (Cycling Tips)

Boonen at MSR: ‘Sagan doesn’t have the strongest team’

World champion Peter Sagan stands above his rivals but he lacks a strong team, says Tom Boonen. (Velo News)

Luke Rowe column: ‘I’m not going to let numbers rule my career’ 

Team Sky’s Luke Rowe writes about his opinion on the use of power meters in racing and for training in his latest column. (Cycling Weekly)

Former Team Sky rider Josh Edmondson admits to injecting vitamins, using Tramadol and temptation to dope

Josh Edmondson has admitted that he injected himself with a cocktail of vitamins in 2014 and that Tramadol led to him being depressed. (Cycling Weekly)

Sagan: I’m a favourite for every race, I’m used to it

World champion shrugs off the pressure before Milan-San Remo. (cyclingnews.com)

“I did it my way” – Lotto-Soudal rider Kris Boeckmans explains bizarre incident during race

Belgian rider caught on camera escorting French rider to back of peloton, said he was trying to ensure safety of peloton. (road.cc)

2017 Critérium du Dauphiné route features novel ascent of Alpe d’Huez

The 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné will feature a novel approach to Alpe d’Huez, with the peloton set to ascend the Col de Sarenne before tackling the final four kilometres of the more celebrated Alpe for a summit finish at the ski station. (cyclingnews.com)