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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.

  1. Eritrea's Biniam Girmay Wins Cycling's Gent-Wevelgem

    Eritrea's Biniam Girmay Wins Cycling's Gent-Wevelgem

    Mar 27, 2022

    Biniam Girmay of Eritrea won the prestigious Gent Wevelgem classic on Sunday, becoming the first sub-Saharan cyclist to win a one-day classic.
  2. Teams Selected For 2022 Tour De France

    Teams Selected For 2022 Tour De France

    Feb 11, 2022

    Teams 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)
  3. All Change As Astana Rebrand And Renew

    All Change As Astana Rebrand And Renew

    Dec 3, 2021

    Cycling 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.
  4. Five Underdogs With A Shot At The 2021 Tour De France Title

    Five Underdogs With A Shot At The 2021 Tour De France Title

    Jun 24, 2021

    The 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.
  5. Kron Takes Tour De Suisse Stage After Rui Costa Is Relegated

    Kron Takes Tour De Suisse Stage After Rui Costa Is Relegated

    Jun 11, 2021

    Andreas 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.
  6. Ineos' Carapaz Makes Tour De France Statement At Swiss Summit

    Ineos' Carapaz Makes Tour De France Statement At Swiss Summit

    Jun 10, 2021

    Ecuadorian 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.
  7. 'Over The Moon' Aussie Porte Wins Critérium Du Dauphiné

    'Over The Moon' Aussie Porte Wins Critérium Du Dauphiné

    Jun 6, 2021

    Australian Richie Porte won the Critérium Du Dauphiné on Sunday as Mark Padun of Bahrain Victorious picked uphis second stage win.
  8. Ineos Aussie Richie Porte takes Critérium control

    Ineos Aussie Richie Porte takes Critérium control

    Jun 5, 2021

    As the Criterium du Dauphine climbed into the alpine clouds on Saturday Australian Richie Porte emerged with the overall lead with one stage remaining.
  9. Thomas Stuns Peloton With Dauphine Stage Win

    Thomas Stuns Peloton With Dauphine Stage Win

    Jun 3, 2021

    A 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.
  10. Kazakh Lutsenko Closes On Dauphine Leader Postlberger After Astana 1-2

    Kazakh Lutsenko Closes On Dauphine Leader Postlberger After Astana 1-2

    Jun 2, 2021

    Kazakh 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.
  11. After Two Near Misses, Colbrelli Wins Dauphine Stage 3

    After Two Near Misses, Colbrelli Wins Dauphine Stage 3

    Jun 1, 2021

    Sonny Colbrelli finally broke through at the Criterium du Dauphine on Tuesday overhauling AlexAranburu in an uphill sprint in Saint-Haon-le-Vieux.
  12. Everything You Need To Know About The 2021 Tour de France Mountains

    Everything You Need To Know About The 2021 Tour de France Mountains

    May 12, 2021

    The 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.
  13. Julian Alaphilippe, Primoz Roglic, Top Five Favorites For 2021 Amstel Gold

    Julian Alaphilippe, Primoz Roglic, Top Five Favorites For 2021 Amstel Gold

    Apr 14, 2021

    The cobbles are behind us, as the peloton prepares for the first of the Ardennes Classic races – Amstel Gold. 
  14. Amstel Gold Returns In 2021, Ushers In Hilly Ardennes Classics

    Amstel Gold Returns In 2021, Ushers In Hilly Ardennes Classics

    Apr 13, 2021

    Sunday marks the beginning of the beloved Ardennes Classics, with the return of the Amstel Gold race following the race's 2020 cancellation. 
  15. Kasper Asgreen Battles To Win 2021 Tour of Flanders As Van der Poel cracks

    Kasper Asgreen Battles To Win 2021 Tour of Flanders As Van der Poel cracks

    Apr 4, 2021

    Denmark's Kasper Asgreen won the Tour of Flanders cycling classic on Sunday when Mathieu Van Der Poel cracked just 50 metres from the line.