Israel Cycling Academy added depth to its roster over the offseason in preparation for a possible start at the Giro d'Italia in May.
Colombian Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) won the opening stage of the Vuelta a San Juan in Pocito, Argentina on Sunday.
Vincenzo Nibali was out of the Vuelta a San Juan before it even started due to a fever and stomach problems.
The 2018 Tour Down Under finished on Sunday with a circuit race around downtown Adelaide.
Richie Port is leaving the Tour Down Under confident, as he heads toward the European season.
Andre Greipel won the final stage of the 20th edition of the Santos Tour Down Under on Sunday in Adelaide, as Daryl Impey won the overall.
Race organizers announced riders of the Santos Women's Tour will receive additional prize money so to have the same prize purse as the men.
Vincenzo Nibali headlines the start list at the Vuelta a San Juan, which includes many grand tour general classification contenders.
Israel Cycling Academy will start the 2018 Giro d'Italia on home roads, as RCS Sports announces wildcard teams for WorldTour races.
Richie Porte won on Willunga Hill for the fifth consecutive year, but Daryl Impey took the lead in the general classification.