Four more cyclists have been implicated in Operation Aderlass doping investigation. Durasek and Bozic also named.
Alessandro Petacchi tested positive for the asthma drug Salbutamol and served a suspension. He explained what he learned from the experience.
Hot off his Flanders victory, the Katusha rider is the top favorite for Wednesday's Scheldeprijs that starts without Kittel or Cavendish
Southeast hopes the Italian's presence on the squad will help it gain a Giro d'Italia wildcard invite
The country's economic crisis has resulted in several riders looking for work next season
Second division Italian team may sign Petacchi in hopes of improving sprint prospects and also appealing to RCS Sport
Riders were unsure if they should continue racing or stop all together because of slick conditions
Marcel Kittel leads the field of sprinters at the Giro, which kicks off May 9. Will he rule the mass gallops on the Italian roads?
The Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider guided Cavendish to a sprint victory in Monday’s Tirreno-Adriatico stage 6
Italian abandons, leaving Omega Pharma with just five riders at the Tour de San Luís
Mark Cavendish, Tom Boonen, and Alessandro Petacchi are among the riders tuning the Belgian team's sprint train in Calpe, Spain
Three former green jerseys at the Tour de France will highlight Omega Pharma's roster for Argentine season opener
The Norwegian powers to victory over Mezgec, Maes, and Petacchi
The Cannondale rider beats Petacchi, Ciolek in a tight finish
The two-day race ends Saturday with a ride from Rotterdam to Antwerp
Italian comes out of a brief retirement and will ride for the Belgian team through the 2014 season
Sprinters are getting less and less chances to win grand tour stages as the courses get harder
Former world champion says the failed signing of Italian sprinter isn't a distraction, but his leadout could be impacted
"Alejet" won't be taking flight with Omega Pharma after the UCI denied his request to join the Belgian team
Beefed-up sprint bike for the former green jersey winner
The veteran Italian confirmed he will race in the WorldTour season debut in what's part of an early-season racing schedule designed to arrive at Milan-San Remo in winning form.
Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi has said he wants to continue racing for two more years, even though he is fast approaching his 38th birthday.
Mark Cavendish says commissaires, officials biased against him after losing stage-2 sprint in 2011 Giro d’Italia
Mark Cavendish blasts race commissaires and officials after losing the stage-two sprint to Alessandro Petacchi, suggesting he is being “singled out” when it comes to jury decisions.
Alessandro Petacchi outlasts a late charge from Mark Cavendish to win stage two of the 2011 Giro d’Italia.
Alessandro Petacchi's Wilier
BANYOLES, Spain (VN) – Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre) kicked to a morale-boosting victory in Tuesday’s 168km second stage at the Volta a Catalunya (Tour of Catalunya) for his first win of the 2011 season.
2010 Tour de France: Green jersey winner Alessandro Petacchi to skip Tour de France route presentation
Defending Tour de France green jersey winner will skip Tuesday's presentation of next year's route
Filippo Pozzato will captain the team, but Alessandro Petacchi's chances appear "complicated."
Alessandro Petacchi took full advantage of a perfect lead out from his Lampre team to win the seventh stage of the Vuelta a España on Friday
Yauheni Hutarovich — the lanterne rouge of the 2009 Tour de France — claims his first grand-tour victory ahead of race leader Mark Cavendish and Tyler Farrar.
Green jersey winner Alessandro Petacchi is not taking questions about recent doping allegations, which are 'too general,' his lawyer says
Petacchi secures the green jersey as Cavendish repeats his 2009 final-stage win. Contador rolls safely to his Tour win.
The polka-dot jersey was decided Friday and the yellow jersey on Saturday, but the green jersey should come down to the final sprint into Paris.
The Cervélo rider has a four-point lead, but thinks the battle will go all the way to Paris.
The green jersey wearer promises cooperation and his team says it will support him while awaiting further details.
Angry with himself after botching the stage-11 sprint, the Norwegian infiltrates a break and grabs enough points to regain the green jersey.
The Italian speedster, clearly back on form, says he'll be chasing stage wins rather than intermediate sprints.
Chasing points or stage wins, the sprinter teams are gearing up for battle in Thursday's stage 11
Edvald Boasson Hagen is surging into the game after two third-place finishes.
Tour de France Tech: A look at bikes from sprinters Mark Cavendish, Tyler Farrar and Alesandro Petacchi
A close look at the fastest bikes in the peloton — those of Cavendish, Petacchi and Farrar
Lampre's Alessandro Petacchi scores another stage win
Mark Cavendish's lead-out man says he is 100 percent sure Cav' will win a stage this year.
Lampre's veteran speedster prevails as Farrar, Cavendish, Freire, Leipheimer and race leader Fabian Cancellara are all involved in crashes.
Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre-Farnese Vini) won stage 4 of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday, after dodging a nasty finish sprint crash that took down Mark Cavendish, Mark Cavendish, Heinrich Haussler and Tom Boonen, among others.