Organizers Eddy Merckx and Dirk De Pauw look ahead to the future of the two Middle Eastern races, which could be added to the WorldTour.
The Norwegian began stage 4 of the Tour of Qatar with a 26-second lead, but two flats cost him the jersey.
Edvald Boasson Hagen loses the overall lead due to flat tires, while Alexander Kristoff sprints to his second victory of the week.
Matthew Busche spent six seasons in the WorldTour and is now riding at the Pro Continental level. He hopes to return to the top rung.
Mark Cavendish says he may or may not reconsider his goal of winning an Olympic gold medal on the track after this week's Tour of Qatar.
Alexander Kristoff hopes his team's doping problems don't upend his season
Race officials say Belgian team repeatedly tardy, disrespected female race employee
With ample oil money and a hunger to host prestigious sports events, countries like Qatar and UAE are becoming a big part of pro cycling.
Stage 5 of the race through the desert was canceled after a rider protest because of weather conditions
When the going gets tough, whether it's in the sandstorms of Qatar or on the cobblestones of Europe, Etixx-Quick-Step is the team to watch
Bradley Wiggins says winning Paris-Roubaix is a difficult feat — as tough as learning how to moonwalk
Niki Terpstra remains in the overall lead with two days of racing left as the peloton faces another windy day of action in the desert
Niki Terpstra of Etixx-Quick-Step wins Tour of Qatar stage 3, taking the overall race lead along the way
Peter Sagan is seventh overall at Tour of Qatar. The TT may be his chance to take the overall lead, but first he must beat his teammate
Aboard a new team for 2015, Sagan is finding new ways to improve and refine his talent with an aim to win his first monument this season
The Katusha rider claims victory and now leads the overall standings with four days of racing left
The Russian billionaire says Russia's struggling economy is not yet affecting his company or his cycling team
Joaquin Rojas wins stage 1 to take the first leader's jersey at the Tour of Qatar
The Tour of Qatar is not about training for Bradley Wiggins. If he can do a good time trial, he'll fight for the victory
Grand tour stage winners, points classification champions, and classics superstars will take on the early-season race in Qatar
The Qatari cycling chief discusses his tour and whether it's worth the $12 million price tage
Dutchman rolls out of Doha a winner and Omega Pharma takes four classifications and three stages
German champion takes the stage 5 bunch sprint, finally landing a victory with one day to go at the Tour of Qatar
The Swiss is riding into fitness during a back-to-back racing campaign in the Middle East and says without power, a rider can do nothing
Cycling's Middle East tour continues Sunday with the Tour of Qatar, which will tell us a lot about the classics riders' preparation for the cobbles
"Manx Missile" will have time with the family to celebrate his win in Qatar, a win that didn't come easily with miscues in two sprints