Bora ready to step-up to WorldTour with signing of Peter Sagan for 2017

The German team are to announce the signing of Sagan imminently, and hope his presence will get the the green light to become a WorldTour team

Peter Sagan

(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

World champion Peter Sagan will help German team Bora-Hansgrohe take another step this winter in its slow and steady development.

With new star Slovak, whose contract will be announced in the coming week, the team may now enter the WorldTour with rights to race every major Classic and Grand Tour.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.