'I cannot watch the news anymore, because it really hurts me to see what is happening there,' said Trek-Segafredo sports director
'Today we came up short but not through any lack of effort' says Ineos rider after finishing second overall.
Pogačar doubles up on final day, defending 2021 title and winning stage in summit showdown with Adam Yates.
Sprinters miscalculate the chase as the break wins ahead of the final GC battle in Saturday's mountaintop finale at Jebel Hafeet.
The UAE Tour race leader suffered a rear flat with just over six kilometers to go but raced back on before the finale.
Late-race puncture nearly costs Tadej Pogačar the leader's jersey as straight-ahead sprint stage sees some drama.
British superstar gets green light from medical staff to continue the UAE Tour ahead of Thursday's sprint stage.
Star Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl sprinter crashes on stage 4, but is expected to continue racing with two sprint-friendly stages ahead.
Jumbo-Visma says 'this is quite a disappointment' after Dutch star cannot match pace of the GC favorites in first major climb of 2022 in season debut.
Tadej Pogačar takes the stage, Luke Plapp is almost at a loss for words, and Filippo Ganna and Adam Yates remain in the GC frame.
The Slovenian rider takes over the race lead, despite an impressive ride by Filippo Ganna.
Defending champ said TT was ‘a really fast course and it was a flying pace.’
Ganna finishes seven seconds back on Bissegger as Tom Dumoulin, Tadej Pogačar top the GC pack ahead of summit finish Wednesday.
Australian rider was one of the top favorites for the UAE Tour time trial but had to race it on a road bike.
The Manxman held off a late charge from Jasper Philipsen to win the second stage.
Philipsen emerges from huge bunch of sprinters to beat Sam Bennett and Elia Viviani in Madinat Zayed.
Tadej Pogačar's road to Tour de France triple starts in the Emirates as top GC racers elbow a who's-who of sprinters.
The Colombian sprinter has been replaced by Pascal Ackermannat the UAE Tour after testing positive for the virus.
The Australian sprinter says he's feeling good but decides to cut down his race days after falling ill.
'It will take a while, so I probably will get a bit of hardship from media. But I know it is all part of the process' says Irish sprinter
The two-time Tour de France winner tested positive for COVID-19 last week.
Race organizers confirm the 20 starting teams, with Cofidis opting out of the men's WorldTour opener.
Six-day race returns after COVID stop and slots into a busy Middle East calendar next month.
Despite the latest coronavirus wave, officials confirm the route details for the WorldTour opener in February.
With COVID-19 sidelining racing in Australia, the UAE Tour will open the WorldTour for the second year in a row.
Chris Froome says he has lots of training, rehab, and heat acclimatizing to do as he prepares for the Tour de France.
A deep dive into the power numbers from Sepp Kuss, Nielson Powless, and Filippo Ganna at the 2021 UAE Tour.
Israel Start-Up Nation leaves UAE Tour content with how the team performed in Chris Froome's season debut.
Here's the news making headlines for Sunday, February 28.
Aussie fastman takes final stage sprint in Abu Dhabi after twice being beaten by Sam Bennett.
VN news ticker: David Gaudu wins Faun-Ardèche Classic; Deceuninck-Quick-Step hit the cobbles on clinchers
Here's what's making headlines on Saturday, February 27.
Tadej Pogačar finishes safely in the bunch to secure another day in the race leader's jersey Saturday.
The 2020 Tour champion is picking up where he left off last season and roars into 2021 looking sharp at the UAE Tour.
VN news ticker: Rally Cycling and Total Direct Énergie see wildcard invites to Tour de Suisse, Tadej Pogačar intent on finishing off UAE Tour
Here's what's making headlines on Thursday, February 25.
Alexey Lutsenko was caught within 400m of line as Tadej Pogačar defends leader's jersey in final mountaintop finale at UAE Tour.
Dutch star was forced to leave UAE Tour due to a COVID-19 case among one of the team staffers, and will race Sunday in Belgium.
Leadout master Mørkøv pilots Irishman to first win of the season at UAE Tour to set ball rolling toward green jersey defense.
Jumbo-Visma plans to give Kuss added responsibility in 2021, but when will his big leadership chances arrive?
Tadej Pogačar retains overall lead as the sprinters have their way.
Overshadowed in his team and overlooked in the headlines, Yates is staking his claim in the Ineos hierarchy the way he knows best – by fighting.
Neilson Powless moves into top-5 after solid opening stages at UAE Tour.
Thomas De Gendt, Tony Gallopin featured in early breakaway attempt.
Dutch star would need to clear more rounds of controls ahead of Saturday's race.
Four-time Tour de France winner compares himself to Tom Brady, and says 'nothing' holding him back from fifth yellow jersey.
VN news ticker: AG2R-Citroën brings Naesen and Van Avermaet to classics opening weekend, Alpenrose velodrome and event space shutters operations
Here's what's making headlines on Tuesday, February 23.
Ganna unstoppable on 13km circuit as Tadej Pogačar and João Almeida take advantage in the overall.
Kuss takes first steps toward grand tour goals with early opportunity to test TT and climbing chops.
Coronavirus returns to the race in a throwback to last year's shuttered Emirati event.
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A new sense of urgency underscores the opening races of 2021.
Dutch cross-discipline maestro wins from small group after crosswinds battered a day of echelon racing.
VN news ticker: Expectations sky-high for Tadej Pogačar at UAE Tour; Mathieu van der Poel to keep it low-key in the Emirates
Here's the news making headlines on Sunday, February 21.
Is Chris Froome still a contender? Is Sam Bennett still the fastest man in the bunch? And will Sepp Kuss continue climbing to the top of the peloton?
Coloradan ace feels no pressure as he sets wheels turning on season of increased responsibility at Jumbo-Visma.
Israel Start-Up Nation downplays expectations in 2021 debut for four-time Tour de France champion.
Sam Bennett, João Almeida lead Deceuninck-Quick-Step in WorldTour season opener.
Tadej Pogačar, Chris Froome headline marquee start-list for WorldTour opener.
Still no word from key stakeholders as more races forced to postpone or cancel events.
Race drawing likes of Chris Froome, Mathieu van der Poel and Tadej Pogačar as officials press on with February dates.
Worsening pandemic conditions across Europe see more postponements of early season races.
Tadej Pogačar, Mathieu van der Poel and Filippo Ganna also headline star-studded startlist for February race.
From the positive cases at the UAE Tour to the canceled final stage at Paris-Nice, the story of how pro cycling's 2020 season halted due to COVID-19.
Following release from the hospital, the Jumbo-Visma team director would agree to allow his team to race only under strict conditions.
UAE-Team Emirates riders released from Abu Dhabi hospital after getting all-clear from coronavirus tests.
VeloNews spoke to two photographers at the UAE Tour about the challenges and quirks of capturing the action in suburban sprawls and sandy highways.
Dmitry Strakhov diagnosed having undergone five tests for coronavirus in Abu Dhabi, Pogacar posts update after 11 days in lockdown.
Pro cycling teams are being extra cautious when it comes to deciding when to deploy riders, for fear of infection, and quarantine away from family and training.
How do you build a perfect leadout unit? What does it take to deliver a sprinter to victory through the melee of a WorldTour sprint? VeloNews spoke to those who know at February's UAE Tour.
Teams to be released from lockdown ahead of schedule after a third test for Covid-19
On this week's episode we speak with editor Jim Cotton who was on the ground at the UAE Tour and underwent four days of quarantine due to coronavirus.
Pressure is mounting as weekend races face growing coronavirus crisis. Teams have been placed in extended quarantine, doctors post warning, and others vow not to race.
Coronavirus outbreak at UAE Tour continues to wreak havoc on the peloton, with impacts for Team Cofidis' squad selection for upcoming block of racing.
Riders are losing valuable training time as more questions than answers remain in the wake of the UAE Tour coronavirus crisis.
The French sport minister said Paris-Nice will be allowed to be held, ending worries for now that the coronavirus could derail the 'Race to the Sun'