Italian judge goes easy on Alessandro Ballan and Lampre staff, refusing to punish all but two in a long, drawn-out doping case.
Final sentences are expected Friday in the Mantova doping investigation, which implicated top riders, such as Alessandro Ballan.
With a doping investigation lingering, Lampre-Merida is focusing on 2014 — which includes anchoring its grand tour plans around Rui Costa
The Italian is accused of violating the WADA code for using or attempting to use a banned substance
Riders 30 years old and above could start to phase out of contention in the worlds road race moving forward
BMC rider broke two ribs and his left collarbone in February. He returns to action next week
His BMC Racing Team once again will target the spring classics after getting blanked last season
Bradley Wiggins and Dave Brailsford make the 2013 New Year Honors List, and Alessandro Ballan leaves intensive care