Bardiani-CSF could face 12-month ban after third rider tests positive, blaming his mother’s diuretic pill

Michael Bresciani reportedly tests positive for diuretic after his first race as a professional

The whole of the Bardiani-CSF team could be banned for up to a year after news emerged that a third rider on the team has tested positive a 12-month period.

Great Britain settle for silver in women’s team pursuit at European Track Championship

Italy take gold medal in Berlin

Great Britain’s women’s team pursuit squad on the way to a silver medal at the European Track Championships

Great Britain’s women’s team pursuit squad had to settle for a silver medal as Italy took gold at the European Track Championships in Berlin.

‘It’s difficult to think of myself as a pro’: Sky’s Beñat Intxausti reflects on his long battle with illness

The Basque rider has missed most of the past two seasons through mononucleosis, but will be kept on with Team Sky through 2018

Benat Intxausti on stage one of the 2016 Tour of Poland. Photo: Graham Watson

The Basque rider has missed most of the past two seasons through mononucleosis, but will be kept on with Team Sky through 2018

Paris-Roubaix cobbles ‘too dangerous’ to be included in Tour de France, says Movistar boss

But Eusebio Unzué still thinks route suits Quintana

Alejandro Valverde leads Nairo Quintana over the cobbles at the 2015 Tour de France

The Paris-Roubaix cobbles are “dangerous” and should not be included in the Tour de France 2018 route, according to the head of the Movistar team.

Mikel Landa: ‘I improved riding next to Chris Froome at Team Sky’

Spaniard Mikel Landa says that his experience riding with Chris Froome on Team Sky has helped him improve and given him confidence, which he will take to Movistar in 2018

Mikel Landa, Chris Froome, and Fabio Aru pm stage 12 of the Tour de France

Spaniard Mikel Landa says that his experience riding with Chris Froome on Team Sky has helped him improve and given him confidence, which he will take to Movistar in 2018