Things appear to be strained between the Norwegian sprinter and his Swiss-registered squad.
Alpecin co-sponsors Katusha team, which is a good thing for Russian cycling and an even better thing for Alexander Kristoff's hair.
Katusha adds reigning under-23 world TT champ Mads Würtz Schmidt for the next two years
German time trial ace Tony Martin will join the Russian Katusha team for 2017. The 31-year-old is a three-time world TT champion.
Team Katusha hasn't had the best start to the Tour. Van den Broeck is out, Rodriguez has lost time, and Kristoff hasn't been sprinting well.
Katusha yanks Alexey Tsatevich from the Giro after the Russian drafts another rider in the stage 9 time trial.
Team Katusha has announced that it will pull out of the Movement For Credible Cycling (MPCC) due to a “duality of rules.”
The UCI says Luca Paolini was taking cocaine last year for recreational use, not to gain a competitive advantage.
Alexander Kristoff hopes his team's doping problems don't upend his season
Luca Paolini blames an addiction to sleeping pills for his use of cocaine, for which he tested positive during the Tour de France