Trek acquire RadioShack-Leopard's WorldTour licence for 2014

Fabian Cancellara, Tour de Suisse 2013, stage six

Trek today confirmed that it has bought the WorldTour licence of RadioShack-Leopard and will create a new team for the 2014 season.

In an announcement made this afternoon, the American bicycle manufacturer confirmed that it is working to "conserve a large part of the existing team"...Trek is currently engaged in negotiations with several marquee athletes that will be announced shortly"

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.