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Rui Costa Back Into 2013 UCI Ranking Top 10

Rui Costa Back Into 2013 UCI Ranking Top 10

Portuguese Rui Costa climbed back into 10th place in the 2013 UCI Ranking. The new Lampre Merida’s rider – Costa will move from Movistar to be the head of the italian team in 2014 – was 5th and 6th, respectively in the Grand Prix of Quebec and Montreal and summed up 52 UCI World Tour Points. The

La Vuelta 2013 – Race Features And Prize Money

The 2013 Spanish Cycling Tour (La Vuelta) starts next Saturday, August 24th, with a 27Km team time trial and ends next September 20th. This year’s La Vuelta (3,359 Km) comprises other 20 stages, most of them (13) mountain stages, an individual time trial (38Km) and 6 flat stages. You can check all stages details and regulations (‘Route Book

Rui Costa Quest for 2013 UCI Top 10 – Next Races

After the Tour de France – where he amazingly won 2 well deserved mountain stages – Portuguese rider Rui costa dropped to 13th place in the UCI Ranking. Rui Costa was 10th before the Tour after winning two years in a row the Tour de Suisse. Amazing Portuguese Rui Costa Wins Tour de Suisse 2

New UCI Ranking After Tour de France 100th – Froome 1st, Sagan 2nd and Rodriguez 3rd

The Tour de France 100th edition produced major changes in the UCI Ranking. Remember that the Tour de France awards the following UCI Points: • 200-150-120-110-100-90-80-70-60-50-40-30-24-20-16-12-10-8-6-4 to the first 20 riders of the final general classification; • 20-10-6-4-2 points will be assigned to the 5 riders of each stage.  The new UCI Ranking after the Tour in

Amazing Portuguese Rui Costa Wins Tour de Suisse 2 Years in a Row!

Movistar Team Portuguese Cycling wonder – Rui Costa – just won the Tour de Suisse 2013!!! The last stage – a 26 km ‘climb time trial’ – just finished a few minutes ago and Rui Costa trashed the competition winning with a 21 seconds advantage. Rui Costa snapped the yellow jersey from local cyclist Mathias Frank and repeated his

Tour de France Week 1: Summary Results, Rui Costa Top10 and UCI Rankings

Week 1 of the 100th Tour de France came to an end yesterday with Sky’s Chris Froome wearing the Yellow Jersey. This first week had its peak during the weekend. If in Saturday’s stage Froome and his team-mate Richie Porte, and the Sky team dominated the hill, yesterday’s stage showed a strong Movistar pack demolishing Sky and leaving

100th Edition of The ‘Tour de France’ About to go on the Road! Alpe-d´Huez Twice

The 100th Edition of The ‘Tour de France’ will start next Saturday, June 29th, in Corsica and will end Sunday, July 21st, as traditionally in the Champs Élysées, Paris. This year’s emblematic Tour comprises 21 stages totaling 3,404 km, divided as follows: 6 mountain stages, with 4 summit finishes 5 hilly (Medium mountain) stages 2 individual time trial stages

2013 Major Sports Events Calendar

After publishing the 2013 Formula 1 race calendar and the most relevant Tennis events dates for 2013, Formula 1 – 2013 Race calendar Tennis – Calendar for 2013/2014 Major Events we post today other sports important dates for 2013 that you may want to book in your agenda: January Dakar Rally – January 5th-20th World Men’s

Laureaus 2013 Sports Awards Nominees – Red Bull, Vettel, Messi and much more!

Accordingly to the Formula 1 Websiste: “Reigning Formula One world champions Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing have both been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards 2013, the winners of which will be announced in Brazil in March. Vettel, who last season became the youngest triple world champion in F1 history, is up for the World

UK 2012 Sports Personality – Bradley Wiggins, Well Deserved! Usain Bolt Wins International Award

British professional road and track racing cyclist – Bradley Wiggins (UCI ProTeam Team Sky) – took the award for 2012 UK’s Sports Personality an event organized by BBC. Curiously, Wiggins was born in Belgium (Ghent) and his father is Australian. Wiggins was the winner of this year’s Tour de France (the 1st British cyclist to do so) and also took