Paolo Bettini Newswire

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  1. GIRO Roadside: Switzerland BoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | PezCycling News

    ... good for a quote but we had to wait 'til he'd finished winding up former world and Olympic Road Race Champion, Paolo Bettini about his skid lid. Katusha have had a good Giro with their Tour of Romandie winner Ilnur Zakarin taking a stage and Iuril ...


  2. Astana and Aru waving white flag?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Velonews

    ... "It's easy to criticize afterwards from the TV or roadside," former professional and two-time world champion, Paolo Bettini told VeloNews after the Madonna di Campiglio stage Saturday. "I don't now, Landa's move, was it planned or agreed on? He put ...


  3. Aru: I'm not happy with my result but the Giro d'Italia goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Cycling News

    ... for the off. The morning's newspapers had devoted ample column inches to Aru's unexpected spell in pink, with Paolo Bettini sounding a particularly hopeful note, reckoning that Aru could limit his losses to 30 seconds or so. Inevitably, the maglia ...


  4. Aru's spell in pink under threat in long Giro d'Italia time trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Cycling News

    ... battle will be the fight for pink between Aru and Contador. In his daily column in Gazzetta dello Sport, Paolo Bettini suggested that Aru could lose just 30 seconds to Contador. The embattled Spaniard was hit by a chain ring in his left shin in the ...


  5. In defiance of injury, Contador takes start in GiroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Velonews

    ... to ride at the front, even in bunch sprints, to avoid possible gaps in the peloton inside the 3km to go flag. Paolo Bettini, writing in La Gazzetta della Sport, said Contador "made a mistake" by riding so close to the front of the peloton in ...


  6. Giro: Porte flying, but Sky?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Velonews

    ... that, one team's there one day, the other is there the next," former classics star and Italian team director, Paolo Bettini explained. "Yesterday, Astana had many riders, Alberto was alone only with Basso and Kreuziger was up the road. Sky had only ...


  7. Pro Cycling Trumps, by Jim McLemanRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Podium Cafe

    ... Alfredo Binda through Ferdy KA1 4bler and Hugo Koblet, on past Luis Herrera and Andy Hampsten and right up to Paolo Bettini and A'scar Freire. Let's pick three cards at random and see what stories they tell. First, there's Fred de Bruyne, then ...


  8. What's In a Koppenberg Photo? Fun With Old Ronde Van Vlaanderen MomentsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Podium Cafe

    ... just shaved at the previous feed stop, judging by the light stubble he's sporting here. 6. I see you there, Paolo Bettini . Not that I have any choice. Thanks to your victory in the most recent Olympic road race, you are wearing a gold helmet... 6b. ...


  9. Kristoff and Paolini hope partnership reaps dividends at Tour of FlandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Cycling News

    Luca Paolini's career has been bookended by his work in the service of others. As a youngster at Mapei and QuickStep, he struck up a special understanding with Paolo Bettini and is now replicating that kind of chemistry with Alexander Kristoff during his Indian summer at Katusha .


  10. 5 conclusions from Milan-San RemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... means that Paolini's display will not enter the annals like his efforts last year or in 2003 on behalf of Paolo Bettini. This weekend's Milan-San Remo marked the end of an astonishing 12-race run that had seen Fabian Cancellara make the podium in ...


  11. Kristoff quietly confident ahead of Milan-San RemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... Paolini and Gatis Smukulis. The red-bearded Paolini is now 38 but is still a respected road captain. He helped Paolo Bettini win Milan-San Remo back in 2003, finished on the podium in 2006 and has also finished fifth in 2013, before playing a key ...


  12. Lee's Lowdown: The Beauty Of SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | PezCycling News

    ... no one really cares - except apart from the rider that wins, and maybe his Mum. World & Lombardia champion - Paolo Bettini If anything, the cycling season is actually the wrong way around. Towards the end of the year we have the Vuelta, the Worlds ...


  13. Paolini goes the distance at the Tour de San LuisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Cycling News

    ... Via Roma finish, and Paolini has earned the best supporting actor nod on that finale, too, when he helped Paolo Bettini fend off the bunch and then outfox Mirko Celestino back in 2003. "I think it's a lot more emozionante. With the Via Roma, you're ...


  14. F1 career turmoil stopped Alonso's cycling dreamRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 |

    Fernando Alonso shelved his plans for a professional cycling team amid the turmoil of his switch from Ferrari to McLaren. That is the claim of Paolo Bettini, a former cyclist who left his job as head coach of Italy's national team in order to help Alonso set up a team for cycling's top World Tour.


  15. Paolo Bettini considers 2014 a year 'wasted' trying to jump-start Alonso teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Velonews

    Two-time world champion Paolo Bettini rues losing his job as Italy's head coach and having "wasted" a year working to launch Fernando Alonso's team in 2014. The squad failed to materialize as Spain's Formula One driver turned his attention to his new auto-racing team, McLaren.


  16. Astana's Andrei Grivko Gets PEZ'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | PezCycling News

    ... of 42 million people. Andrei in the break during stage 18 of la Vuelta'08 to Las Rozas with World champ Paolo Bettini (Quick-Step) PEZ: It's not like Estonia with 1.2 million. No, it's not like Estonia. It will be the biggest country in Europe by ...


  17. Tirreno-Adriatico's 2015 route offers a little of everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Velonews

    ... De Vlaeminck (six-time consecutive winner), Francesco Moser, Tony Rominger, Maurizio Fondriest, Abraham Olano, Paolo Bettini, Oscar Freire, Fabian Cancellara, Michele Scarponi, Cadel Evans, and more recently, Vincenzo Nibali (2012 and 2013), and ...


  18. Gasparotto relieved to reach the shore at WantyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... but drowning. Very early in the year, he had tested the waters of the transfer market by speaking at length to Paolo Bettini about Fernando Alonso's abortive project. "We talked and talked, but I began to realise that the idea wasn't going to get ...


  19. Cassani to revolutionise Italian national teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... due to the brain drain, lack of media and interest and dire economic situation at home. Cassani replaced Paolo Bettini as national coach in 2014 but his men's professional squad was a flop at the world road championships in Ponferrada. Cassani hopes ...


  20. News shorts: Keisse and Cavendish aiming for victory in GhentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... slot of February in 2013. Over the years the race winners have included the cream of Italian racing, including Paolo Bettini and Vincenzo Nibali. Diego Ulissi won the last edition ahead of Matteo Montaguti. AG2R-La Mondale rider Julian Kern has ...