Cavendish speaks with L'Equipe of no-pressure negotiations with Vinokourov, chasing the Tour de France record, his mission 'to inspire.'
Team boss says that Miguel Ángel López needs to step up to avoid being left behind by younger riders.
From Sagan to Van der Poel, to some surprise picks including Alexandre Vinokourov and Davide Rebellin.
VeloNews catches up with US climber after his first Tour: 'I probably stick out like a sore thumb, like, 'who is this American on Astana?'
The 2012 Olympic champion was riding a gold Wilier behind a team van along the route of Thursday's Giro d'Italia stage.
Private jets, luxury watches and financial red flags: Inside a confidential report surrounding Astana Qazaqstan
In 2019, Yana Seel commissioned Deloitte to investigate financial regulations at Astana when she took over the team as general manager. Here are the damaging findings.
Alexander Vinokourov and his crew are gearing up for the 2022 season – and what better way to get it started than with some hip-hop.
VN ticker: Vinokourov hails ‘strong and ambitious’ Astana roster, Pidcock sore but satisfied after ‘cross debut
Here's the news making headlines for Sunday, December 5.
VN news ticker: Kazakh squad renames to Astana Qazaqstan Team, Alpecin-Fenix rider attacked by bike thieves in London park
Here's the news making headlines for Friday, October 8.
Sources tell VeloNews of a possible deal with BikeExchange, but Premier Tech boss said there are four teams in the running for its backing.
Spanish daily 'El País' reports 'Superman' López will definitely leave Movistar as fallout from his hasty exit from the Vuelta a España continues to make waves.
Courts throw out case involving an alleged pay-off during the 2010 Liege-Bastogne-Liege
Fabio Aru's departure to the UAE Team Emirates for the 2018 season and beyond has left Team Astana without a veteran GC leader.
The Astana chief says his two GC riders will race opposite grand tour schedules, which could send Aru to France and Nibali to Italy.
The reigning champion has struggled to keep pace in the Tour since its start in Utrecht
If the squad loses its WorldTour racing license this week, team officials say they will appeal the UCI decision to the CAS
The UCI announced that after careful review of an extensive report, it will request that Astana's Pro Team license be withdrawn
After securing a UCI license for 2015, Vinokourov defends Astana's reputation, says team will demonstrate that it is clean
UCI President Brian Cookson says the threat of legal action played a role in the decision to give Astana a 2015 license
The team of the Tour champion, under scrutiny for recent doping positives, was granted a 2015 WorldTour license, it announced Wednesday
Several Astana riders have alleged ties to banned doctor Michele Ferrari, including general manager Alexandre Vinokourov
In all reality, a downgrade to Pro Continental would be a toothless formality, but it may be the only option the UCI has at this point
Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali will not quit the embattled Astana team following the doping positives of two teammates and three from Astana Continental
The UCI will ask its License Commission to undertake a "full review" of Astana's team management and anti-doping policies
Astana manager Vinokourov has been in talks with MPCC president Legeay to confirm team's options for upcoming WorldTour races
With the Tour of Almaty on Kazakhstan soil this weekend, Maxim Iglinsky's positive for EPO will put Astana's commitment to the MPCC to the test
UCI chief Cookson wants Vinokourov and Riis to speak, says he's “delighted” that Lance Armstrong has testified to the commission
Astana team management said the cycling world needs to keep its faith in Vincenzo Nibali's yellow jersey ride, despite the sport's past problems
The team has a history of doping within its ranks, including its general manager Alexander Vinokourov
The worlds kicked off with Sunday’s TTT, and the upcoming week is packed with drama — on and off the bike
Velo International Most Dramatic Day of Racing: Stage 17, Vuelta a Espana; International Comeback of the Year: Alexander Vinokourov
Stage 17 of the Vuelta is our Most Dramatic Day of Racing, while Alexander Vinokourov made our Comeback of the Year
The UCI will investigate claims that Alexander Vinokourov purchased his 2010 Liege win from Alexandre Kolobnev for €150,000
Corriere della Sera follows up on a previous report by Corriere della Sera that suggests Kolobnev sold Vino' the victory
Rigoberto Urán insists that he made no deal with Alexander Vinokourov at the end of the Olympic road race
Olympic road champ says he may not be done racing, but wants to take on a director role after a vacation
Twitter posts clog data networks for the road race timing system in London; British trackies debut hot pants; Transcontinental cycle tour ends with Batman theater shooting
The freshly minted Olympic road race champ says he will retire once again — this time while he's on top
The wily Kazakh steals a march on Rigoberto Uran to win gold in London
With the Kazakh flag, gold housing and other customizations, Vino's Tarmac is a rolling shrine to the veteran all-rounder
Must Reads: Alexander Vinokourov to lead Astana at 2012 Tour de Langkawi; USA Cycling Development Foundation awards scholarships
Alexander Vinokourov will lead the Astana team during the 2012 Tour de Langkawi. And the USA Cycling Development Foundation has recognized four student athletes with the annual John Stenner and Joshua Kuck Memorial Scholarships
Alexander Vinokourov will take legal action against a Swiss magazine that charged him with buying his victory in the 2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège, his Astana team said Wednesday.
A Swiss magazine has accused Alexander Vinokourov of buying his victory in the 2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the agency Sports-Information reported on Tuesday.
UCI spokesman Enrico Carpani raised eyebrows in late August with comments that seemed to imply that points accumulated by Astana’s Alexander Vinokourov during 2011 could be applied toward his squad’s 2012 WorldTour license application, independent of whether he chose to continue riding for the team. The Kazakh was (until recently) believed to have announced his retirement in July after crashing out of the Tour de France during stage 9’s descent of the Pas de Payrol.
In 1969 the producers of the now-classic sitcom, Bewitched, faced a difficult choice. When Dick York, (who co-starred as Elizabeth Montgomery’s husband, Darrin Stephens) suffered a debilitating back injury, executives took the unusual step of replacing him mid-series. Without explanation, the show’s sixth season debuted with a new leading man: actor Dick Sargent. The casting change — in which York was quietly replaced by a lookalike — has become the stuff of pop culture legend and may just be providing the blueprint for a situation comedy now playing out in Kazakhstan.
Kazakh cycling star Alexander Vinokourov announced his retirement on French television on Sunday, a week after crashing out of the Tour de France with a thigh fracture.
He may be gone from the Tour, but Vino's Specialized Tarmac SL4 still deserves a look
LE LIORAN, France (AFP) ─ The Astana team reported on Monday that an operation on Alexander Vinokourov's fractured femur was successful following his devastating crash at the Tour de France the day before.
Alexander Vinokourov and Jurgen Van den Broeck crash out of the 2011 Tour de France.
SAINT PIERRE DE CHARTREUSE, France (AFP) - Veteran Kazkah rider Alexander Vinokourov (Astana) took the overall leader's jersey in the Criterium du Dauphine race here on Monday after Belgian Jurgen Van den Broeck (Omega Pharma-Lotto) won the first stage, a 144km ride from Albertville.
LIÈGE, Belgium (AFP) ─ Defending champion Alexander Vinokourov has ruled out a concerted effort in the peloton to stop race favorite Philippe Gilbert from winning Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
WALSHOUTEM, Belgium (VN) – Nearly lost in the fever of Philippe Gilbert’s triumph for Omega Pharma-Lotto at La Flèche Wallonne Wednesday was Alexander Vinokourov’s best-ever result in the mid-week classic. Astana’s defending champion of Liége-Bastogne-Liége ground out a fourth-place result atop the Mur de Huy and said afterward that the ride gave him much confidence ahead of Sunday’s Ardennes finale.
HUY, Belgium (VN) – Alexander Vinokourov will have a full arsenal at his disposal in his bid for a third Liège-Bastogne-Liège title Sunday. Roman Kreuziger will join his Astana teammates Saturday evening in Liège after the Giro del Trentino wraps up earlier in the day in Italy.
MADRID (AFP) - Alexander Vinokourov (Astana) has won the third stage of the Tour of the Basque Country, attacking in the final kilometer to win the 180km stage from Villatuerta Zuia to Murgia (180 km).
The full punch of the Ardennes Mountains will be felt during Liège-Bastogne-Liège April 24 when the Côte de la Haute-Levée returns to the sport’s oldest monument.
An October criterium in the Mexican state is expecting Vino', Basso, the Schleck brothers, Sammy Sanchez and more. But the Vuelta a Chihuahua will not be held.
Cycling’s version of musical chairs is hitting a new fever pitch this week as yet another big name is set to change teams.
Alexander Vinokourov received an emotional finish-line hug from Astana teammate Alberto Contador moments after winning Saturday’s 13th stage.
Denied Friday, Vino strikes out on a dramatic late-race solo attack
For RadioShack team director Johan Bruyneel, “We Might As Well Win” — the title of his 2008 book — has given way to a more relaxed attitude.
With each passing stage, lexander Vinokourov is quietly gaining confidence that he can win the Giro.
The young Australian ride the HTC-Columbia leadout train to victory, as the sprinters' teams end the streak of breakaways