The victory by Alexander Kristoff in 2015 proved to be nothing less than a watershed moment.
Things appear to be strained between the Norwegian sprinter and his Swiss-registered squad.
Alpecin co-sponsors Katusha team, which is a good thing for Russian cycling and an even better thing for Alexander Kristoff's hair.
Team Katusha has announced that it will pull out of the Movement For Credible Cycling (MPCC) due to a “duality of rules.”
The UCI says Luca Paolini was taking cocaine last year for recreational use, not to gain a competitive advantage.
Alexander Kristoff hopes his team's doping problems don't upend his season
Veteran racer Michael Morkov will serve as one of Alexander Kristof's lieutenants next season.
Astana and Katusha say they didn't know Alberto Contador flatted leading into a decisive climb in Tuesday's stage 16
Giro leader Alberto Contador overcomes flat tire and surprise attack from Astana, Katusha to blast up Mortirolo and extend GC advantage
Four WorldTour teams confirmed for the Canadian stage race which is looking more and more like a tune-up for world championships in Richmond
The sleek aero road bike that Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) will ride at the Tour of Flanders
Russian outfit is brimming with confidence after Paolini's win at Gent-Wevelgem, and Kristoff's pair of wins at De Panne this week
Katusha officials confirm that the 2015 team budget is 'guaranteed,' but team owner Makarov suggests changes could be coming in 2016
The official presentation of the 2015 Russian WorldTour Team Katusha was held in the Spanish town of Calpe
The Spaniard made a speedy recovery from his Giro d’Italia crash and will hunt for stage wins in the French grand tour
Norwegian rider has seven wins since joining Katusha in 2012, and finished second in the opening stage at this year's Tour
Russian squad sets nine-man Tour de France roster aimed at support "Purito" on the flats and in the mountains
Rodriguez has only raced in one Tour de France (2010), in which he won a stage and finished seventh in the GC
We get up close with the Giro leader's custom steed, fogged up SRM unit and all
Hans-Michael Holczer is back working for the team in a consulting role
Swiss-based team comments about possibly missing out on a Tour de France bid and rumors that it will sign Fabian Cancellara for 2014
Spanish domestique steps into the spotlight after Katusha gives him the reins in midweek climbers' classic
With another doping case, this time for experimental drug GW1516, Russia's professionals are facing bad news
Ex-Armstrong teammate Viatcheslav Ekimov, now Katusha's team boss, refuses comment on claims he doped
Ekimov tells us that media reports citing Vicioso whereabouts questions for suspension are untrue
Russian squad's CAS appeal sees WorldTour balloon to 19 teams in 2013
"I don't want that another team has to go through what we've been through," says the world No. 1
Now that CAS has weighed in on Katusha's behalf the sport awaits UCI's decision
Joaquim Rodríguez says he is focused on the classics and may stick it out with Katusha if CAS rules against the Russian squad this week
High sporting court will rule on Russian squad's licensing case next week
The team has burned through three general managers in four years and seen four riders test positive
Russian squad applies for Pro Continental license, acceptance in Movement for a Credible Cycling
CAS fails to give Katusha temporary WorldTour slot, but says it will rule on license appeal soon
RusVelo granted second division license after UCI review; impact on Kastusha unknown at this point
Giro organizers meet this week to discuss four remaining invitations, but Katusha licensing case makes a decision difficult
Russian team boss speaks at bitter team presentation
The UCI points toward string of doping positives, Kolobnev's alleged 2010 Liège deal and the appointment of Ekimov
The Russian squad says it wants answers about the UCI License Commission's "inexplicable decision" to deny it a WorldTour berth
The Russian Katusha team is planning to appeal its exclusion from the WorldTour to the Court of Arbitration for Sport
Russian Katusha team of Joaquim Rodríguez released a stern statement that it would “defend its interests”, including taking the UCI to court
Rodríguez has little time and even less leverage to cut a deal for himself and his Spanish comrades
The UCI has granted Argos-Shimano a WorldTour license, while renewing Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank and dropping Katusha
Rodriguez smells opportunity in next year's mountainous Tour and wants to add a yellow jersey to his grand-tour wardrobe
Italian investigators are expected to file charges soon in broad doping case involving Michele Ferrari, RadioShack-Nissan, Astana, Lampre, Katusha and others
Russian Olympic gold medalist takes the helm at Katusha
Joaquim ‘Purito’ Rodriguez is firmly in the driver’s seat for this weekend's opening pair of real climbing stages at the Giro
Joaquim Rodríguez of Katusha made the most of a day that suited his talents perfectly, taking the win and overall lead
Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) – fresh off his decisive win at La Flèche Wallone – hopes to claim his maiden win at Liège
Young Russian positive in out of competition test. Holczer says ‘team not involved’
Russian all-rounder’s doping test thrown out with doctor’s note
Joaquim "Purito" Rodríguez says he will have no problems sharing leadership at Katusha with new arrival Denis Menchov.
Katusha has declined to extend Alexander Kolobnev's contract for 2012 following his positive doping test during this year's Tour de France.