Wang Jianlin reached out to the UCI with an intriguing offer. His Wanda Group wanted to create a new stage race in China.
The 22-year-old sprinter won three of the first four stages at the Tour Down Under, but his real test will come on European roads.
The Colombian and his Movistar team believe the feat is a realistic undertaking for the two-time grand tour winner.
Michael Woods is back at the Santos Tour Down Under one year after he made his WorldTour debut at the race.
The long-running tradition in cycling is no longer part of the annual race in Australia.
Tuesday's Tour Down Under opening stage was shortened by 26km because of temperatures that exceeded 100 degrees.
Esteban Chaves kicks off his season at the Tour Down Under, and he's hoping 2017 is at least as successful as 2016 was for him.
Andrew Hood previews the annual WorldTour opener, which has perhaps the best field in the race's 19-year history.
Reigning Australian crit champ Caleb Ewan claimed his second straight People's Choice Classic, the annual curtain raiser event for the TDU.
A challenging course, with two hilltop finales, at next week’s season debut at the Santos Tour Down Under means that Sagan will be only