Norwegian rider Alexander Kristoff is rumoured to be on the way out of Katusha-Alpecin at the end of the 2017 season
Tanel Kangert had to quit the Giro d'Italia and give up his seventh place in general classification
Half-hour video of interview with the late Michele Scarponi posted online by his Astana team as the Giro d'Italia starts
Passo del Mortirolo climb to be dedicated to Michele Scarponi, who died after a collision with a van during a training ride on April 22
Astana have decided that they will start with only eight riders at the Giro d'Italia after Michele Scarponi was killed in a training crash last week.
Riders mark the start of Liège-Bastogne-Liège with a round of applause for Michele Scarponi, who died after colliding with a truck on Saturday
Cycling world reacts in shock but pays tribute to Michele Scarponi, who died aged 37
Astana rider Michele Scarponi, a former winner of the Giro d'Italia, has died following a collision with a truck while on a training ride this morning.
UCI has announced that that it has banned Andriy Grivko following his bust up at the Dubai Tour with Marcel Kittel
Astana rider Michael Valgren was lucky to escape serious injury, only requiring stitches to his face after a nasty crash in La Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday.
Fabio Aru's teammate Michele Scarponi says he hopes his Astana leader can still recover for the Giro d'Italia start in Sardinia
Geraint Thomas attacked to form the decisive group on the final climb of the opening stage, but couldn't beat Scarponi to the line
Astana Grand Tour leader Fabio Aru forced to shelve plans to contest the 2017 Giro d'Italia after a crash in training
Astana team manager Giuseppe Martinelli has called on the UCI to show leadership in the disc brake debate, either making all riders use them or not.
Astana manager Giuseppe Martinelli says he believes Chris Froome could be so dominant at the Italian Grand Tour that he hopes he always stays at the Tour de France
Astana boss Alexandre Vinokourov says that he doesn't believe Mikel Landa has benefited from Sky's training methods
Argon 18 bikes on show in Astana team colours
Diego Rosa will move from Astana to Team Sky for the 2017 season, according to sources
Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez sprung a late attack to claim a solo victory in Milano-Torino
Miguel Angel Lopez is now well down in overall classification after a nightmare opening three days to the Vuelta
A great day for Sky, Contador on the back foot and a Brit in red on day one of the 2016 Vuelta a España
Dmitriy Gruzdev usurps Sky's Danny Van Poppel as Vuelta a Burgos overall leader after Astana triumph in team time trial
Vincenzo Nibali says he's 'not a robot' and can't be expected to compete with those specifically targeting the Tour overall
Vincenzo Nibali says his legs weren't working well on Tour de France stage five's final climbs, so gave up following the overall contenders
Despite pledging his support to fellow Italian Fabio Aru during the Tour, Astana bosses say they won't rule out Nibali being able to win the overall