The veteran Dane sat on the sidelines as Premier Tech managment tested waters with several teams before securing him a spot at Israel Start-Up Nation for 2022.
American climber talks the transfer to Astana Qazaqstan, the intensity of racing for the break, and the need for a little luck.
VN ticker: Koppenbergcross renamed GP Jolien Verschueren, stolen Italian team track bikes recovered in Romania
Here's the news making headlines for Friday, October 29.
Aussie team roster for both men's and women's teams will remain the same as 2021 as GM confirms no official contact with Tom Dumoulin.
The UAE Emirates powerplay, old allies at Astana, and more: Transfer-season big spenders and what it means for 2022
Here's a look at which men's teams have spent big to transform their rosters for 2022 — and how it will impact the peloton.
Sicilian veteran looks to expand ambitions in what could be final pro season, discusses struggles adapting to life at Trek-Segafredo.
'Superman' López offers his version of events from his controversial exit from the Vuelta a España last month.
The official announcement Friday is the newest chapter in what's been one of the most explosive and headline-grabbing stories of the 2021 season.
Here's what's making headlines on Wednesday, October 13.
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.
VN news ticker: Alejandro Valverde to race 2022 season with Movistar, Ayesha McGowan to make European debut
Here's what's making headlines on Tuesday, September 7.
VN news ticker: Mark Cavendish to Tour of Britain; Astana to continue, Alexander Vinokourov returns in 2022
Here's the news making headlines for Monday, August 16.
Stefan de Bod left the Tour de France after stage 9 as one of the many victims of the time cut. He had crashed heavily a day before.
Hugo Houle used to watch the Tour de France every summer with his brother who was killed in a hit and run in 2012. This year he wants to win a stage for him.
VN news ticker: Koen de Kort loses three fingers as result of off-road vehicle accident, Team Qhubeka-Assos rebrands as Team Qhubeka-NextHash
Here's the news making the headlines on Thursday, June 24.
Nairo Quintana and Warren Barguil will lead a GC bid for Arkéa-Samsic, while Astana-Premier Tech targets stage victories in France.
Critérium du Dauphiné stage 6: Alejandro Valverde bests Tao Geoghegan Hart in very late uphill counterattack
Alexey Lutsenko took over the race lead with teammate Ion Izagirre eight seconds back in second.
American Brandon McNulty had another strong ride — finishing in eighth place on the stage after setting one of the fastest intermediate times — following his third place on the previous stage.
Four-man break held charging peloton with few meters to spare.
Squad targeting victory with young Russian sensation at this year's Giro while Jakob Fuglsang prioritizes Ardennes and Olympics.
Geometric patterns, a blue gradient, and a clean and contemporary aesthetic are consistent through the team's bikes and apparel.
Danish star hopes to target the monuments, an Olympic medal, and stages in 2021.
The new women's team will be registered in Italy and will have close ties to a U23 squad, and an off-road program.
Team manager says Astana-Premier Tech turned down approaches from Aru, leaving the Sardinian still without a contract for 2021.
Kazakh squad retains two leading riders after Miguel Ángel López jumps ship; brings in new sports directors
Key riders such as Luis León Sánchez, the Izagirre brothers and Manuele Boaro extend for one more season.
Young American renews with Movistar; Astana brings on first co-sponsor in 15 years to assure team's future.
Aggressive riding in the rain by Astana and Ineos Grenadiers pays off atop Formigal.
A staffer from Astana recorded a positive COVID-19 test as part of 484 controls this week. No riders tested positive for the virus in this most recent round of testing.
Russian rider Aleksandr Vlasov leaves Giro d'Italia with stomach problems, leaving Fuglsang just five teammates with 19 stages to go.
Colombian's climbing legs fail him on stage 20 time trial, leaving him to drop from third to sixth on GC.
López battles with Sepp Kuss for top honors at Tour's highest point.
Primož Roglič extends yellow jersey lead, surrounded by his teammates on a tough Alpine climbing stage.
Adam Yates holds onto the yellow jersey, while Sam Bennet banks more points in the green jersey competition.
In his first Tour de France diary, Andrew Hood muses about the rain and crashes, and laments the loss of the prologue at this year's race.
Miguel Ángel López crashed on a wet descent shortly after the peloton called an unofficial truce during stage 1 of the Tour de France.
After scores of riders crashed on rain-soaked roads, the peloton's leaders called a truce on the final descents of Saturday's Tour de France opener.
Canadian is latest WorldTour pro to test positive, and is in self-isolation in his apartment in Monaco.
Following an impressive COVID return, WorldTour rookie set to make grand tour debut at Giro d’Italia.
The Astana Team pro launched a massive push from behind in the final 1.5 kilometers, moving into winning position just outside the final 500 meters.
The Russian riding for Astana Pro Team bests Nairo Quintana by nearly two minutes.
The Basque, riding on drenched roads, attacked over the top of the climb of Montello on the final lap and rode away from teammate Alex Aranburu.
The 35-year-old is open to exiting his Astana contract to lead a Danish-based team in 2021.
Colombian's schedule is still to be confirmed, though with a contract on the table, he's looking to race 'the sooner the better.'
Astana rider stuffed books and water bottles into a backpack to do laps on the stairway in his Monaco apartment during lockdown.
Lappartient indicates handful of teams are fighting for survival as Astana boss raises warning over future of his team.
On this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast we check in with Ironman racer Cameron Wurf who has rejoined the WorldTour with Team Ineos. Before that, we discuss the CADF report on Astana.
CADF confirms it acted on whistleblower information about possible activities of banned Dr. Ferrari, but that it chose not to forward the findings to UCI for further action.
The Kazakh-registered team firmly denies any connections with the physician who had previously worked with Lance Armstrong.
Courts throw out case involving an alleged pay-off during the 2010 Liege-Bastogne-Liege
Cooler heads prevailed ahead of the Vuelta's penultimate stage following a wild ride that saw Movistar at the center of controversy.
Jakob Fuglsang won the first grand tour stage of his career atop the Vuelta's mighty summit finish. Primoz Roglic defended his lead in the overall.
Following a Giro d'Italia that left him less than satisfied, Colombia's 'Superman' returns to the Vuelta intent on controlling his narrative
Astana extends two seasons with the Danish star, snuffing out rumors he would be leaving the team
Team Astana has already matched its 2017 win tally in less than three months of racing, finding its groove with young talents and now-healthy veterans.
The Kazakhstan-based squad has some fun off the bike and puts together a rap video.
Astana team has an abundance of Danish riders to support Jakob Fuglsang at 2018 Tour de France.
Astana is off to its best start in years just as troubles behind the scenes could endanger its future.
Team Astana dedicates its team launch to Michele Scarponi's memory while looking ahead to 2018 with six new riders.
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 cycling team will pay tribute to former team leader Michele Scarponi by not replacing the Italian at the Giro d'Italia.