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Gianni Moscon’s front wheel collapses in bizarre crash during Tirreno TTT

The Italian didn’t appear to hit anything as his front wheel collapsed beneath him. (Cycling Weekly)

Opinion: Time to be bold for change in women’s cycling 

Every year, International Women’s Day brings us a new theme to be inspired. This year the theme was around being bold for change (#BeBoldForChange). A worthy aim, so as International Women’s Day slips off into the sunset around the world, let’s not also let the drive to make a difference fade after this one day. (Cycling Tips)

Gaviria: This year we will be more prepared for Milan-San Remo finale

Colombian eyes Tirreno sprint stages in run-up to Monument. (

Lance Armstrong: ‘I admire those people who didn’t dope’ 

Former rider also talks of his renewed love for cycling. (Cycling Weekly)

Julian Alaphilippe wins Paris-Nice stage four time trial ahead of Alberto Contador to move into yellow

Quick-Step Floors rider produces superb ride in 14.5km time trial. (Cycling Weekly)

BMC blow away the competition in Tirreno-Adriatico stage one TTT

The American team showed their team time trial prowess as they beat Quick-Step Floors by 17 seconds. (Cycling Weekly)

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Breaking News: Team Sky gives detailed response on Bradley Wiggins mystery package

Team Sky has this afternoon published a detailed statement in response to the controversy surrounding the package containing medicine to be used by Bradley Wiggins that was delivered to its former doctor, Richard Freeman, at the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine. (

Factor unveil Slick time trial bike for Paris-Nice

On Saturday, Factor unveiled the Slick time trial bike to be used by AG2R La Mondiale for 2017. Developed closely with former rider David Millar, the bike will be raced for the first time during Wednesday’s 14.5-km individual time trial, on stage 4 of Paris-Nice. (

Paris-Nice: Bennett sprints to stage 3 victory

Bora-Hansgrohe’s Sam Bennett claimed victory on stage 3 of Paris-Nice with a well-timed sprint in Chalon-sur-Saône, beating Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin) and John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) to notch up the biggest win of his career to date. (

Video: final 25 kilometers

An interview with Paul Kimmage: Team Sky’s charade has been exposed

Seven years ago, Irish journalist Paul Kimmage was offered the opportunity to be embedded with Team Sky. It was the first year of the British team’s existence and transparency was, it said, high among its principles.

That offer was ultimately nixed by Bradley Wiggins, who went on to win the Tour de France two years later and is now under scrutiny. (Cycling Tips)

Porte’s Paris-Nice dreams over after a second day of time losses

BMC’s leader loses 14 minutes on blustery second stage. (

Team Sky riders offer public backing for Sir Dave Brailsford – although some remain silent

Chris Froome not at this stage among those voicing support. (

Paris-Nice: Colbrelli tops Degenkolb in another chaotic stage

Demare keeps race lead on rainy day. (

Final 34 Kilometers

Romain Bardet ‘deeply sorry’ as he apologises to fans after Paris-Nice disqualification

Romain Bardet has apologised after he was disqualified on the opening stage of Paris-Nice. (Cycling Weekly)

Teams tweet videos of dire weather on Paris-Nice stage two

High winds and rain look set to play a part in today’s stage two of Paris-Nice – just as they did for Sunday’s opening stage. (Cycling Weekly)

British Cycling appoints FA’s Julie Harrington as new chief executive

Senior football executive Julie Harrington has been appointed as the new chief executive of British Cycling. (BBC Sport)

Photo Essay: An epic day at Strade Bianche

Tuscany’s white grave roads were on full display during Saturday’s 11th edition of Strade Bianche. (Velo News)

This is what it takes to win Strade Bianche: Michal Kwiatkowski’s ride on Strava

Michal Kwiatkowski‘s ride at Strade Bianche looked pretty impressive on TV, and now we’ve got a chance to have a look at some of the stats, with the Pole uploading his ride to Strava. (Cycling Weekly)

Contador’s challenge blown off course in Paris-Nice echelons

‘I saved a crash and that’s an important point,’ says Spaniard. (

Exclusive: Team Sky riders consider asking Brailsford to resign

Riders fear controversy around team principal is impacting performance. (

Team Sky riders are “100%” behind team principal Sir Dave Brailsford, according to Geraint Thomas. (BBC Sport)

Paris-Nice: Wind Shreds Peloton; Démare Takes Advantage

Arnaud Démare (FDJ) claimed the first yellow jersey of Paris-Nice after he beat Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) in a two-up sprint at the end of a breathless opening stage. (