Orica-Scott team becomes Mitchelton-Scott for 2018 season

Both men's and women's teams will become Mitchelton-Scott for the 2018 season after Orica leaves the squad after five years as a title sponsor

Mitchelton-Scott 2018 team kit

Orica's run as title sponsor of Australia's WorldTour team ends today after five years, with new title sponsors Mitchelton and Scott announced for the 2018 season.

The mining explosives and blasting corporation has funded the Australian team since mid-way through its 2012 debut year. Under the Orica moniker, the team won Paris-Roubaix, scored Grand Tour stages and wore the Tour de France's yellow jersey.

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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.