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Bradley Wiggins’s and Chris Froome’s medical data released by Russian hackers

Some medical records of both British Tour de France winners have been leaked by hackers Photo: Graham Watson The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says that Russian cyber hackers have released another batch of athletes medical records, which includes cycling stars Sir Bradley Wiggins 1 and Chris Froome 2 .

WADA reported twice this week that hackers known as Fancy Bear illegally gained access to its Anti-Doping Administrative Management System (ADAMS)

French climber Kenny Elissonde set to sign for Team Sky?

Reports suggest Elissonde has signed a two year deal with the British team from FDJ Kenny Elissonde at the 2016 Vuelta a Espa a (Yuzuru Sunada) Team Sky 1 inked a two-year deal with French climber Kenny Elissonde that will allow him to ride in with the British squad starting in 2017, according to VeloPro website. > > > Chris Froome not writing off Giro d Italia ride in 2017 2 Elissonde, 25, won the Angliru summit finish stage 3 in the 2013 Vuelta a Espa a 4 and in this year s race, placed second in the Col d Aubisque stage 5 .

He carried the mountains jersey through the final mountain stage, where he was edged to second in the classification by Spaniard Omar Fraile (Dimension Data)

UCI announces rule change for team time trial world championship after protest

Team time trial event at UCI Road World Championships is no longer compulsory for WorldTour teams BMC in the Mens TTT at the 2015 World Cycling Championships The Union Cycliste Internationale ( UCI 1 ) has announced that the team time trial event at the 2016 Road World Championships 2 in Qatar in October will no longer be compulsory for all WorldTour 3 teams in response to protests from squads.

Peter Sagan loses WorldTour lead to Nairo Quintana

Despite a win and second place in Canada over the weekend, Peter Sagan just loses his top spot in the UCI WorldTour ranking to Vuelta a Espa a winner Nairo Quintana Peter Sagan and Nairo Quintana Credit: Graham Watson Peter Sagan 1 (Tinkoff) has narrowly lost his UCI WorldTour 2 ranking lead to Vuelta a Espa a 3 overall winner Nairo Quintana 4 (Movistar).

Quintana won the Vuelta in Madrid on Sunday, earning him enough points to move past Sagan despite Sagan winning the Grand Prix Cycliste de Qu bec 5 on Friday and placing second in the GP de Montr al 6 on Sunday.

It is close, however