Urška Žigart to join AG Insurance-Soudal in 2025, reveals Patrick Lefevere

Patrick Lefevere has announced that Urška Žigart, the Slovenian road and time trial champion, will be racing for AG Insurance-Soudal next season. The revelation came during his column in Het Nieuwsblad. Žigart, who is currently with Liv AlUla Jayco, will make the switch in 2025, continuing her successful career in women’s cycling. Žigart, aged 27, began her professional journey in…

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Charlotte Kool clinches stage 2 victory at Baloise Ladies Tour as Lorena Wiebes finishes eighth

Charlotte Kool of Team dsm-firmenich PostNL emerged victorious in the second stage of the 2024 Baloise Ladies Tour, securing her first win of the season in a gripping mass sprint finish. The race, which commenced and concluded in Zulte, spanned 127 kilometres and featured two ascents of Nokereberg before flattening out for a dramatic sprint finale. A relatively calm day…

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Victor Campenaerts wins Tour de France Stage 18 in three-man sprint

Victor Campenaerts wins Tour de France Stage 18 in three-man sprint

Victor Campenaerts secured a career-defining victory in the 18th stage of the Tour de France, out-sprinting Michal Kwiatkowski and Matteo Vercher in a thrilling finale in Barcelonnette. The 180-kilometre stage from Gap to Barcelonnette began with a flurry of attacks as riders sought to break away early. The peloton, maintaining a high speed, thwarted all initial attempts until a sizeable…

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Proximus-Cyclis follows UCI directive, sidelines team manager but expresses frustration about the process

The Belgian continental cycling team, Proximus-Cyclis, has suspended its team leader, Gert Vervoort, following accusations of inappropriate behaviour. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) ethics committee has initiated a procedure against Vervoort, citing accusations of psychological and sexual misconduct. The UCI has imposed a provisional suspension of three months on Vervoort, based on information provided by several riders. This decision aligns…

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