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Alaphilippe named rider of the year

Julian Alaphilippe has capped a successful season during which he wore the Tour de France yellow jersey for 14 days by winning the Velo d’Or award as the best rider of 2019. Alaphilippe, who rides for the Belgian Deceuninck-Quick-Step team, became the first Frenchman to receive the award since Laurent Jalabert back in 1995. The ...

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Hayter links up with Team Ineos

Leading young British rider Ethan Hayter has joined Team Ineos on a three-year deal. Hayter spent some time at the end of the 2018 season with the team as a stagiaire and was part of the support team that helped Gianni Moscon win at the Coppa Agostoni and Giro della Toscana. The 21-year-old continued his progress in 2019, both on ...

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Freeman evidence 'scuppered' by Sutton walkout

Dr Richard Freeman’s legal team have claimed they cannot use evidence from Olympic gold medallist Nicole Cooke in defence of the former British Cycling medic because main witness Shane Sutton stormed out of the hearing. Freeman’s defence counsel Mary O’Rourke QC said she had the approval, among others, of an unnamed 2002 Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning cyclist to put evidence ...

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