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Armstrong out of Milan-Sanremo

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will not be able to participate in Milan-Sanremo, the second ProTour event of the 2010 season. The Team RadioShack leader, suffering from acute gastroenteritis, will be replaced by teammate Fumiyuki Beppu. “It would have been good to have Lance lineup for the start but we prefer not to […]

Cancellara’s Shiv is a non-starter

First Alberto Contador’ Specialized Shiv was banned, now Fabian Cancellara’s Shiv has also been declared illegal by the UCI. Team Saxo Bank team manager Bjarne Riis was furious. “It is very annoying,” said Riis to “Fortunately we have not really had a major time trial, but it will not be long before we do […]

Mark Cavendish nominated for Laureus World Sports Award

HTC-Columbia star sprinter Mark Cavendish has been nominated for the 2010 Laureus ‘World Breakthrough of the Year’ award. Laureus World Sports Awards is the premier global sports awards honoring the greatest sportsmen and women across all sports each year. This prestigious award is presented to the sportsperson whose performance as a newcomer suggests the greatest […]