Astana - Premier Tech is a WorldTour team named for the capital of Kazakhstan, where the team is based. Astana is managed by 2012 Olympic Road Race winner Alexander Vinokourov.
Mark Cavendish Gets Tour De France Record Shot By Signing For Astana
Jan 17, 2023British road cyclist Mark Cavendish has signed a one-year contract with Astana, who as a World Tour team are slated for July's Tour de France.
Eritrea's Biniam Girmay Wins Cycling's Gent-Wevelgem
Mar 27, 2022Biniam Girmay of Eritrea won the prestigious Gent Wevelgem classic on Sunday, becoming the first sub-Saharan cyclist to win a one-day classic.
Teams Selected For 2022 Tour De France
Feb 11, 2022Teams selected for this year's Tour de France which runs from July 1 to 24 have been announced (teams, country, main riders):QualifiedAG2R Citroën (FRA): Benoît Cosnefroy (FRA), Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)Alpecin (BEL): Mathieu van der Poel (NED)Arkea-Samsic (FRA): Nairo Quintana (COL), Warren Barguil (FRA)Astana (KAZ): Vincenzo Nibali (ITA), Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ)Bahrain (BAH): Sonny Colbrelli (ITA), Matej Mohoric (SLO)BikeExchange (AUS): Dylan Groenewegen (NED), Michael Matthews (AUS)Bora (GER): Sam Bennett (IRL), Aleksandr Vlasov (RUS)Cofidis (FRA): Guillaume Martin (FRA), Bryan Coquard (FRA)DSM (NED): Romain Bardet (FRA)Education First (USA): Rigoberto Uran (COL)Groupama-FDJ (FRA): Thibaut Pinot (FRA), David Gaudu (FRA)Ineos (GBR)Intermarche (BEL): Alexander Kristoff (NOR)Israel SN: Chris Froome (GBR), Jakob Fuglsang (DEN), Michael Woods (CAN)Jumbo (NED): Primoz Roglic (SLO), Wout Van Aert (BEL)Lotto (BEL): Caleb Ewan (AUS)Movistar (ESP): Enric Mas (ESP)Quick-Step (BEL): Julian Alaphilippe (FRA), Fabio Jakobsen (NED)Trek (USA): Giulio Ciccone (ITA)UAE (EAU): Tadej Pogacar (SLO), Marc Soler (ESP)Invited:B&B Hotels (FRA): Franck Bonnamour (FRA)TotalEnergies (FRA): Peter Sagan (SVK), Pierre Latour (FRA)
All Change As Astana Rebrand And Renew
Dec 3, 2021Cycling team Astana unveiled their 2022 line up on Friday rebranded as Astana Qazaqstan and with 15 changes on a roster featuring Italians Gianni Moscon and Vincenzo Nibali and Colombian climber Miguel Angel Lopez.
Five Underdogs With A Shot At The 2021 Tour De France Title
Jun 24, 2021The 2019 and 2020 editions of the Tour de France were won by two of the youngest riders in the history of the race. Tadej Pogacar and Egan Bernal are at the forefront of a new generation of young cyclists which are continually raising the bar and upsetting the established favorites. The 2021 Tour de France will be another battle between the dynamic youth and the experienced establishment.
Kron Takes Tour De Suisse Stage After Rui Costa Is Relegated
Jun 11, 2021Andreas Kron was awarded the sixth stage of the Tour de Suisse on Friday after Rui Costa was penalized for swerving across the road in the final sprint.
Ineos' Carapaz Makes Tour De France Statement At Swiss Summit
Jun 10, 2021Ecuadorian rider Richard Carapaz won stage five of the Tour de Suisse on Thursday to take the overall lead in the race at a summit finish at Leukerbad.
'Over The Moon' Aussie Porte Wins Critérium Du Dauphiné
Jun 6, 2021Australian Richie Porte won the Critérium Du Dauphiné on Sunday as Mark Padun of Bahrain Victorious picked uphis second stage win.
Ineos Aussie Richie Porte takes Critérium control
Jun 5, 2021As the Criterium du Dauphine climbed into the alpine clouds on Saturday Australian Richie Porte emerged with the overall lead with one stage remaining.
Thomas Stuns Peloton With Dauphine Stage Win
Jun 3, 2021A surprise break a kilometre from the line saw Geraint Thomas open a gap and just hold on to win stage five of the Criterium du Dauphine on Thursday.
Kazakh Lutsenko Closes On Dauphine Leader Postlberger After Astana 1-2
Jun 2, 2021Kazakh Alexey Lutsenko led Spaniard Ion Izagirre in an Astana 1-2 in Wednesday's fourth stage of theCriterium du Dauphine, a 16.4km time-trial between Firmigny andRoche-la-Moliere.
After Two Near Misses, Colbrelli Wins Dauphine Stage 3
Jun 1, 2021Sonny Colbrelli finally broke through at the Criterium du Dauphine on Tuesday overhauling AlexAranburu in an uphill sprint in Saint-Haon-le-Vieux.
Everything You Need To Know About The 2021 Tour de France Mountains
May 12, 2021The 108th edition of the Tour de France kicks off on June 26. The race will travel 3,383 kilometers across windswept plains, and mountain peaks from the seaside town of Brest, Brittany, to the finish in Paris.
Julian Alaphilippe, Primoz Roglic, Top Five Favorites For 2021 Amstel Gold
Apr 14, 2021The cobbles are behind us, as the peloton prepares for the first of the Ardennes Classic races – Amstel Gold.
Amstel Gold Returns In 2021, Ushers In Hilly Ardennes Classics
Apr 13, 2021Sunday marks the beginning of the beloved Ardennes Classics, with the return of the Amstel Gold race following the race's 2020 cancellation.