Bobby & Jens: Marcel Kittel on joy, agony, and the gift of great hair
Tune in for our exclusive interview with the 15-time grand tour stage winner.
Tune in for our exclusive interview with the 15-time grand tour stage winner.
Team reveals Tom Dumoulin had been receiving professional help last year, backs Dutchman in mutual decision to take a career break.
Former sprint star focused on family and studies after troubled close to his prolific career.
While the long list of riders retiring in 2019 doesn't include major stars, some of the peloton's hardest workers and most loyal teammates are hanging up their race shoes.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel has official retire from pro cycling at age 31.
Nairo Quintana, Vincenzo Nibali, and Tom Dumoulin are just a few of the big names that will switch teams after 2019.
With important sponsors leaving, the future of Katusha-Alpecin is far from secure, but staffers deny the team has given up hope
After a dominating season where Marcel Kittel won 16 races including 4 stages of the Tour de France, we awarded the young German cyclist VELO Men's Sprinter of the Year.
Despite difficulties with his form, Katusha-Alpecin officials had not expected Marcel Kittel's sudden departure from professional cycling
Announcement comes after series of inconsistent performances and simmering tension with team.
After more disappointment at Scheldeprijs, series of 'crisis' meetings planned to address the fast-fading sprinter's form.
Top riders Thibaut Pinot and Marcel Kittel blast their former teammate who was ensnared in recent doping sting in Austria.
The big German speedster is aiming to return to the top of the sprinter ranks this season.
The pressure is on these five star riders to claim signature victories in 2019. They all had rocky rides last season amid high expectations.
With smaller teams, tighter cut-off times, and short, explosive stages, Tour sprinters find themselves off the back.
The climbs that made Tour stage 11 a thriller for the GC proved too much for sprinters Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel
The fourth stage of the Tour de France is expected to end in a bunch sprint along the Brittany coast.
After his 2017 Tour was shattered, Marcel Kittel returns to reclaim his sprint throne.
"It doesn't really matter what happened before the Tour if you are successful there," says Marcel Kittel.
Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel, Fernando Gaviria, Caleb Ewan, Peter Sagan, and Alexander Kristoff are all set to contend for sprint wins in California
Second place was perhaps the most impressive result in stage 6 of Tirreno-Adriatico Monday.
Marcel Kittel says he will decide after Tirreno-Adriatico whether to line up at Milano-Sanremo for the first time.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel has yet to win in 2018, while most of his rivals have, but he isn't worried yet.
Phil Bauhaus edged Marcel Kittel and Pascal Ackermann to capture the stage win.
Marcel Kittel is the defending champ at Dubai Tour, but his top priority this February is getting acquainted with his new teammates.
Sprint star Marcel Kittel will depart Belgian squad Quick-Step and head to Katusha-Alpecin for 2018 and 2019, the Russian team announced on Wednesday.
With the Tour de France concluding in a few days, news about potential rider transfers is heating up.
Kittel was leading the points competition and had won five stages before he exited.
Marcel Kittel has won five stages at this Tour de France and is expected to contend for No. 6 Wednesday in Romans-sur-Isere.
The 29-year-old German has dominated the sprint stages in this Tour de France. Now he needs to survive until Paris.
Marcel Kittel is focused on winning his first green jersey, but it is the breakaways, not bunch sprints that pose the biggest threat to his aim.
The 178km route is expected to end in a bunch sprint, with the fast men on the road battling for the stage win.
The 213.5km route is expected to end in a mad dash to the line.
The Tour comes out the loser with Cavendish and Sagan out of the race, and it’s poor Marcel Kittel who has to face awkward questions.
Without Peter Sagan to dominate the Tour's green jersey competition, Marcel Kittel and Arnaud Démare find themselves in a tight race.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel sported a matching S-Works Tarmac SL6 and Evade helmet to complement his Tour de France green points jersey.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel pilots a disc-equipped S-Works Venge ViAS to his 10th Tour de France stage win and Dan Cavallari has the pics.
Geraint Thomas said it was a "buzz" to wear the yellow jersey at the Tour for the first time, even though he lost some skin.
Marcel Kittel feels that Jan Ullrich needs to be more open with the German public but that he may deserve a second chance.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel picked up his eighth win of the season and first at the Amgen Tour of California in the race opener Sunday.
UCI suspends Astana cyclist Andrei Grivko for 45 days due to bloody altercation with German Marcel Kittel at the Dubai Tour in February. (Astana), who was kicked off the Tour of Dubai for punching a rival, was suspended for 45 days, May 1 to June 14, by the Disciplinary Commission of the International Cycling Union (UCI) on Thursday.
Marcel Kittel wins a record fourth Scheldeprijs classic Wednesday in Schoten, Belgium, out-sprinting Elia Viviani after 202km of racing.
With a strong performance in the final TT, Gilbert wins De Panne overall. Kittel wins stage 3a, and Durbridge wins stage 3b.
The German edged Caleb Ewan by less than half of his front wheel to claim his fifth victory of the season.
A day after one rider at the Abu Dhabi Tour claimed he was cut by a disc rotor, Marcel Kittel rolls to the start line with caliper brakes.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel packed a punch of his own with a stage 5 win to claim his second straight Dubai Tour title.
Defending champion Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) won the Dubai Tour after clinching the final stage on Saturday.
Grivko punches Kittel in nervous, windy stage 3 at Dubai Tour, prompting officials to kick the Astana rider out of the race.
Marcel Kittel explains three simple training approaches that help him be one of the world's best sprinters.
The German speeds to another victory in the desert and now leads the GC by 8 seconds.
The German rode his teammates' wheels until 200 meters to go, and then surged to victory in stage 1 on Palm Jumeirah.
Kittel says Cavendish swerved in front of him and forced him to brake in the sprint finale that closed out the Tour's 14th stage
BrakeThrough Media captures Marcel Kittel's elation after he realizes he's won a photo-finish sprint at the Tour de France.
Tony Martin and Marcel Kittel are among a group of Germans who published a paper that calls for safer racing conditions.
Mark Cavendish won two of the first three stages, leaving Andre Greipel and Marcel Kittel on the outside looking in.
Marcel Kittel is hunting for sprint wins at the Tour de France on a custom S-Works Venge
Marcel Kittel abandons the Giro d'Italia following Saturday's stage 8
“Kittel is in top form. He’s unbelievable. At the moment he’s the strongest sprinter in the world," says Elia Viviani.
Marcel Kittel makes it a second stage victory at the Giro d'Italia, and rides into the overall GC lead along the way
Marcel Kittel sprints to a convincing victory in the Giro's second stage, pulling to within one second of Tom Dumoulin's GC lead
Marcel Kittel is two good sprints and a bit of math away from the maglia rosa, but Tom Dumoulin will fight to keep his lead.
Marcel Kittel is ready to return to grand tour racing after nearly a two-year absence, happy aboard his new, capable Etixx squad.
Greipel, Kittel, and Ewan each head to the Giro d'Italia with something to prove, and the early flat stages are pregnant with opportunity.
Marcel Kittel talks about the split with his old team, Giant – Alpecin, Tom Boonen as a role model, and the revival of German cycling.
After snowy weather cuts out an early climb in Tour de Romandie stage 1, Marcel Kittel wins the field sprint.
Marcel Kittel wins a record fourth Scheldeprijs classic in classic, rainy Belgian weather, narrowly nipping Mark Cavendish with a bike-throw.
The German chooses the stiff S-Works Venge ViAS for Wednesday's Scheldeprijs, likely anticipating a sprint finish.
The German takes stage 3a in a reduced-field sprint after a late crash takes out most of the riders in the peloton.
Marcel Kittel sounds off on the death of Demoitié, saying the UCI and organizers need to prioritize rider safety and make meaningful improvements.
The German sprinter says he'll pass on racing the 291km classic after struggling in the cold and snow at Paris-Nice this week.
Etixx team officials say Marcel Kittel may, in fact, race Milano-Sanremo, despite saying earlier this year that he wouldn't try the monument.
Marcel Kittel, Alexander Kristoff, and André Greipel headline a strong roster of sprinters set to take on Paris-Nice
Global Cycling Network takes a look at the bike ridden by one of the fastest sprinters in the world, Etixx – Quick-Step's Marcel Kittel.
Etixx – Quick-Step enjoys a successful Saturday in Algarve, with Marcel Kittel taking stage 4 and Tony Martin retaining his race lead
Marcel Kittel beats Wouter Wippert to the line to take his fifth victory of the 2016 season
The Etixx – Quick-Step sport director tells VeloNews the deal that brought Marcel Kittel to his team happened "very, very fast."
Marcel Kittel wins his first duel of 2016 against fellow German sprinter André Greipel in stage 1 at Volta ao Algarve in Portugal.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel won the final stage of the Dubai Tour, and took the overall.
Marcel Kittel held off Ella Viviani and Mark Cavendish to win the final stage and overall in Dubai
The Sky rider was able to avoid a crash in the final kilometer that seemed to hold up his sprint rivals.