(Image credit: Bettini Photos) Weekly Report 1-8 June

7 June

Erzen defends Bahrain Victorious in face of anonymous doping suspicions. ‘I can be 110 per cent sure that we’re working by the rules’ says team boss. Full article by cyclingnews.com

4 June

Remco Evenepoel will return to racing on Sunday at the Elfsteden Ronde one-day race in Belgium, eleven days after abandoning the Giro d’Italia. Deceuninck-QuickStep rider is confirmed for Belgian one-day race alongside Cavendish, Groenewegen and Merlier. Full article on cyclingnews.com (photo credit: Getty Images Sport)

3 June

No Tour de France for Mikel Landa. During a Facebook live broadcast in Italy (Un Uomo Solo al Comando), one of his sporting directors, Alberto Volpi confirmed that the Spaniard will not participate at the Tour de France. Next week Mikel will gradually start training again, and once ready, he will join his team in a training camp. Unknown are the programs of the Spanish national Cycling team for the Olympics and the next main objective for Landa will be the Vuelta a España. 🇮🇹 The full video of Un Uomo Solo al Comando with the interview to Alberto Volpi https://vimeo.com/558711212

2 June

Fractured collarbone for Tom Pidcock who will have to miss the Tour of Suisse. PIDCOCK IS RECOVERING WELL AFTER A CRASH IN TRAINING. Full article Ineos-granadiers.com. Tom Pidcock ‘lucky’ to escape serious injury after being hit by driver at speed. Full article cyclingnews.com.

1 June

Egan Bernal confirms he will race in the Vuelta a España. Egan Bernal said the Giro d’Italia was ‘completely different than we expected’ and the race unfolded contrary to how the team planned. Full article VeloNews.com

Sagan’s transfer saga continues. Patrick Lefevere doesn’t want to sign Peter Sagan because of star rider’s entourage. The Deceuninck – Quick-Step boss said he doesn’t want ‘a team within his team’ by ALEX BALLINGER at Cyclingweekly.com © Future Publishing Limited Quay House

Julian Alaphilippe returns to action at Suisse. Deceuninck – Quick-Step to Tour de Suisse. Full article Julian Alaphilippe will lead the Wolfpack at the 84th edition of the race by deuceninck-quickstep.com

Alberto Bettiol extends with EF Education-Nippo. Italian inks deal to ‘stay with the team for seasons to come’. Full article Bettiol renews with EF Education-Nippo by Cyclingnews 

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