News - 05/05 - 16:14


The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has announced the dates of its new calendar following the postponement of numerous cycling races and events.

With regards to A.S.O.’s UCI World Tour events, return to play will begin with the Critérium du Dauphiné from the 12th to the 16th August, over 5 days instead of the usual 8. It will be essential in preparing...

The stage film - 27/10 - 09:58

Arashiro, emperor of Saitama

Several days after the coronation of Emperor Naruhito, Yukiya Arashiro achieved a crowning moment in his career by winning in front of his home crowds on the Tour de France Saitama Criterium. The victory must have been even sweeter since in the run-up to the finish he resisted the duo made up of Yellow Jersey Egan Bernal and Vuelta Red Jersey winner Primoz Roglic.Beforehand in...

News - 26/10 - 13:36

Info with one day to go

The riders on the Saitama Criterium enjoyed a day’s relaxation on the eve of the three races on the programme for the 7th edition. In different guises to their usual outfits, Michal Kwiatkowski was particularly convincing at karate, whilst Primoz Roglic revealed to the crowd at the Super Arena Saitama that he has a particularly skilful right foot. However, tomorrow...

News - 25/10 - 12:42

Info with two days to go

The 7th edition of the Tour de France Saitama Criterium will finally take place without title holder Alejandro Valverde, who has been replaced by the winner of La Vuelta and world number one Primoz Roglic. Chris Froome, who holds the highest number of participations in the event, started his stay in Japan with a visit to a school before heading for Mont Fuji to make a particularly...

News - 27/09 - 13:00

2019 Saitama Criterium: Bernal will be there

Egan Bernal, the winner of the 2019 Tour de France, will take starter’s orders on the 7th edition of the Saitama Criterium. So will his team-mate Chris Froome who will be making his return to competition on 27th October. The Colombian winner of this year’s Yellow and White Jerseys will again cross paths with the 2019 Polka Dot Jersey winner, Romain Bardet (Fra), as...

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