CW Live: Astana signs Mark Cavendish lead-out man; EF's sock debacle; Nairo Quintana's new team, reports; James Knox DQ'd from Tour Down Under; Geraint Thomas might ride on into 2024; and Ineos bid for Manchester United

All the news that's fit to print on Wednesday

In the spirit of Australian racing, 'G'day!' The Tour Down Under kicked into gear with its first sprint finish of the race overnight (for those of you in Europe) , you can read about that in our race report but here we'll be rounding up the other stories from across the interwebs.

I'm your host Vern Pitt for this morning alongside my colleague Adam Becket. Any queries questions or concerns ping us a message on the infamous bird app.


Quintana reported to be joining Corratec

SRAM and Princeton head to jury trial

James Knox disqualified from Tour Down Under

Ineos move to buy Manchester United

Astana signs Cees Bol as Mark Cavendish lead-out man

Robert Gesink breaks pelvis

EF sock watch!

Laura Kenny expecting second child

Christine Majerus set to retire after 2024 

Geraint Thomas considers riding on into 2024

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