Basso says Nibali has not wrapped up Italy’s captain role for worlds Vincenzo Nibali (left) and Ivan Basso were teammates on Liquigas before the former signed with Astana for the 2013 season. Photo: Graham Watson | www.grahamwatson.com Nibali won the Giro d’Italia last month but the captain for Italy’s national team at worlds has not yet been chosen
June 21, 2013 - Velo News
Astana’s Tour squad selection gets harder after training crash Astana's Jakob Fuglsang, seen here as a member of RadioShack in 2012, crashed during a training session with two teammates earlier this week. Photo: Graham Watson | www.grahamwatson.com Three riders, including GC hopeful Jakob Fuglsang, crashed at high speed on Sunday
June 20, 2013 - Velo News
Kazakhstan: Astana Mulls Expansion of Anti-Terror Controls Copyright show: No News of a foiled terrorist plot to blow up civilian targets in the Kazakhstani capital Astana emerged recently, just as authorities consider the adoption of draconian new controls to root out extremism. read more
June 19, 2013 - EurasiaNet
Lance Armstrong in New York Times And with Armstrong some difficult situations could arise in which the team would put him first and that would hurt me. My intention is to stay (at Astana) because I have a contract until 2010, but I have already received offers from other... Alberto Contador http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberto_Contador&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGWsxlh_3Z1hQJH1C3P42kSTM8X9A Chicago Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/chi-24-doubletakesep24,0,6853713.story&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHx5jp65BDJMxwwFcGv0JoETm49Tg Sep 24, 2008
6106 8931 astana I still think that there is potentially team issues inside Astana," Armstrong said. "It's no secret. How does that affect the composition of the team, the tactics of the team? Those are the X-factors that normally shouldn't but sometimes...