A run of crashes have a banged up Tour peloton aiming for the mountains this weekend
World time trial champ suffers wrist fracture at the Tour de France, but stays in the race to aim at the stage 9 time trial
The big Swiss will face challenges from Martin, Wiggins and Sagan on tight, technical course
German time-trial specialist is up against two of the best in Wiggins and Cancellara
Lefevre selects balanced roster aimed at stage wins and the overall
Omega Pharma director, Brian Holm says a TT win for Martin is bigger than 11th overall at the Tour and the German will focus on winning stages in July
Landis investigated by San Diego gran jury; Tony Martin to return at GP Frankfurt; British minicab service fired over anti-cyclist stance
Examinations reveal shoulder blade, upper arm fractures for world time trial champ following training crash
Omega Pharma rider likely to face surgery to repair fractured cheek bone
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HTC-Highroad teammates Tony Martin and Amber Neben powered to victory in the 30th edition of the Chrono des Nations time trial on Sunday.
Tony Martin said he takes personal satisfaction in delivering victory at the Tour of Beijing last weekend in what was HTC-Highroad's final stage race.
Tony Martin (HTC-Highroad) claimed his first stage-race victory as world time trial champion when he won the inaugural Tour of Beijing on Sunday.
Elia Viviani (Liquigas) dominated a bunch sprint to win the fourth stage of the Tour of Beijing Saturday.
Quick-Step confirmed Thursday that Tony Martin, the German time trial specialist, will join the Belgian squad as part of a three-year deal.
LOURDES, France (VN) — Tony Martin denied rumors Friday morning that he is set to join Bjarne Riis at Saxo Bank-Sungard in 2012. French daily L’Equipe reported Friday that the German is in discussions with Riis as the title sponsorship of his current squad, HTC-Highroad, is set to expire at the close of the year.
LUZ ARDIDEN, France (AFP) - German Tony Martin refused to blame flu as his hopes of remaining in contention for a top overall place at the Tour de France were severely compromised on Thursday.
Off the radar and unnoticed; that sums how the first half of the 2011 Tour has gone for HTC-Highroad's two-pronged GC attack. And that's just fine for them.
GRENOBLE (AFP) — HTC Highroad's Tony Martin won Wednesday's 42.5 kilometer time trial at the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré. Sky's Bradley Wiggins was second on the stage and took over the race lead.
While Tony Martin and Cadel Evans were the headliners this past week for their overall victories at Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico respectively, the biggest news was the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold two-year suspensions on Italian racers Franco Pellizotti and Pietro Caucchioli.
Tejay Van Garderen proved himself a valuable asset to Tony Martin and helped pave the way for his German teammate to claim overall victory at Paris-Nice on Sunday.
It’s not the fact that Tony Martin (HTC-Highroad) won one of France’s most prestigious races at Paris-Nice that has everyone taking notice, but how he did it.
Remy Di Gregorio (Astana) made a tremendous save in the final kilometers after slipping on white, wet traffic stripe to win a wild, crash-filled ride in Saturday’s 215km seventh stage at Paris-Nice.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, March 11, 2011 (AFP) - German Tony Martin of HTC-Highroad hammered home his victory intentions in the Paris-Nice by winning the sixth stage time trial to take command of the race lead on Friday.
Tony Martin and Peter Sagan will be among the in-form riders looking to capitalize on the relative lack of Spanish talent when Paris-Nice kicks off on Sunday.
Tony Martin wins final Eneco Tour stage and secures overall title — world time trial is his next objective
HTC-Columbia's Tony Martin wraps up his Eneco Tour by winning the final time trial. Now he's looking toward the world time trial championships in Australia.
- 1. Jack Bobridge (Aus), Garmin-Transitions, 4:45:38
- 2. Ruben Perez Moreno (Esp), Euskaltel-Euskadi, at 0:04
- 3. Thomas De Gendt (Bel), Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator, at 0:04
- 4. Michael Van Stayen (Bel), Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator, at 0:04
- 5. Gorik Gardeyn (Bel), Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team, at 0:04
The Garmin-Transitions rider spends the day in a break and then attacks it just short of the finish for the victory.
Sunday brings a mountain stage that borrows part of its route from the Amstel Gold Race.
Rabobank's Koos Moerenhout won the third stage of the Eneco Tour of Benelux on Friday, out-sprinting his breakaway companion Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) who earned the overall lead in the week-long stage race.
Graham Watson's photos from Rotterdam.
The World TT champ outpaces Tony Martin and Millar. Armstrong takes a few seconds from Contador.
Many national jerseys changed hands Sunday as many European countries held their championship road and time trial events.
Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank) wins the 2010 Tour de Suisse after Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) took the final stage, a 27km individual time trial in Liestal.
Burghardt claims stage at Swiss Tour, Martin holds lead
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.
Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) takes the overall lead in the Tour de Suisse as Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank) wins stage 3.
Michael Rogers holds Amgen Tour of California lead after Los Angeles time trial