Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race WorldTour status is beneficial to Australian cycling, says Gaudry

UCI vice-president and Oceania president Tracey Gaudry believes the benefits of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race being awarded WorldTour status from 2017 outweighs any negatives and will ensure Australia remains a crucial player on the world scene. The elevation of the Victorian one-day race to the top tier of the sport in its third year removes it from the Oceania Tour calendar...
Via Cycling News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chaves to kick off 2017 season in Australia

Esteban Chaves will kick off his 2017 season in Australia, putting his name down for the Tour Down Under, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race and the Herald Sun Tour. It will be the first time the Colombian has raced in Australia, and the first time he's begun a campaign as early as January. Chaves was one of the star riders of the 2016 season – finishing second at the Giro...
Via Cycling News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Live coverage for women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in 2017

The third edition of the women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is shaping up as its best yet with confirmation the race will be broadcast live on the Seven Network, and eight UCI teams will take to the start line on January 28 in Geelong. It is the first time a women's race in Australia will be broadcast live since the 2010 World Championships, also held in Geelong. "My vision...
Via Cycling News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Britain's Peter Kennaugh wins Cadel Evans road race

GEELONG, New Zealand (AP) British national road champion Peter Kennaugh launched a well-timed solo attack to beat a powerful field in Sunday's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road cycle race. Riding for Britain's Team Sky, Kennaugh attacked with about 15 kilometers (9 miles) to ride and held off a chasing group of 20 riders to win the 174 kilometer (108 mile) event. Kennaugh put a gap...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans finishes 5th in final race

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Tour de France winner Cadel Evans has finished fifth in his farewell race, the 174-kilometer (108-mile) Great Ocean Road Race. Belgium's Gianni Meersman won the race in a nine-man sprint while Evans, the 2011 Tour de France champion, came from well back but couldn't match the sprinters. Evans said ''in the finish I came from a reasonably good position but...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2011 Tour de France champ Cadel Evans to retire in February

Former Tour de France winner Cadel Evans will retire in February after a final race before home fans in Australia. Evans, who won the world championship road race in 2009 and cycling's showpiece grand tour two years later, told a press conference that the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race will be his last on Feb. 1. A former mountain bike specialist, the 37-year-old Evans started...
Via Associated Press
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Some things to know about the cycling worlds

MADRID (AP) With the grand tours over and done with, it's time to get ready for the road cycling world championships. Many of the biggest names in the sport - including Fabian Cancellara, Cadel Evans, Chris Froome, Alejandro Valverde and Bradley Wiggins - will be in Spain next week to compete in a variety of races around Spain's hilly landscape of El Bierzo, northwest of Madrid...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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