tour of qatar

Mark Cavendish Leads in Qatar

Omega-Pharma Quick Step’s Mark Cavendish has taken his third straight victory at the Tour of Qatar, coming in strongly at the end of today’s 154km Stage 5 from Al Zubara Fort to Madinat Al Shamal, in an almost identical finish to yesterday’s stage. Going into tomorrow’s final
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BMC Win Tour of Qatar Time Trial

The BMC squad of Brent Bookwalter, Taylor Phinney, Michael Schär, Lawrence Warbasse and Greg Van Avermaet have won the second stage of racing at the Tour of Qatar (the Team Time Trial) in a time of 16:07. BMC ultimately managed to outclass Team Sky across the second half of the
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New Look for Omega Pharma

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step have unveiled their new-look jersey for the 2013 season, complete with a logo on the chest symbolising their TTT World Championship victory. Team rider and current French Road Racing Champion Sylvain Chavanel describes it as a combination of
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Cav’s Debut Win for Sky

Just a couple of days after being taken ill on his flight out to Qatar, Marc Cavendish was back on blistering form today taking his first win for his new team, Sky. Making his debut outing in the World Champion’s jersey, Cavendish and team-mates Bernhard Eisel and Juan
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Qatar Heroes

Stage 2, the 11.3-kilometre Team Time-Trial, of the Tour of Qatar was won yesterday (February 6) by Garmin-Barracuda which saw their riders rise up the general classifications despite three-time winner Tom Boonen of Omega Pharma-Quick Step continuing to hold top spot. Boonen, the
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Cav Recovery

Team Sky fans will (probably) be breathing a sigh of relief after something of a roller coaster weekend of news leading up to Mark Cavendish’s début for his new squad at the Tour of Qatar. It was initially reported that he had been taken ill on the flight out to the Middle
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