Peter Sagan, the fading star that once lit up the Tour de France: ‘It’s sad people forget what he did’
After years of dominance, Sagan flames out in a race he helped reconfigure.
After years of dominance, Sagan flames out in a race he helped reconfigure.
Court ruling follows drink-driving incident last month.
The soon-to-be-retired superstar will recover following crash-marred classics: 'It wasn't the farewell I would have liked at Paris-Roubaix.'
Retiring star reflects on his 'special' 2016 win as his last classics campaign nears its end.
From Tour de France green to Paris-Roubaix perfection, Sagan's all-terrain talent and sponsor savvy paved the way for riders like Van Aert, Van der Poel.
The prolific and popular star says he will finish out the season on the road and transition to mountain bike for the 2024 Olympic Games.
Lotto Dstny and TotalEnergies see automatic invites alongside the 18 WorldTour teams.
The Argentine race returns to the calendar for the first time since 2020.
'Van der Poel is a very strong rider but, in my view, you should never underestimate anyone, especially in a world championship,' Sagan tells VeloNews.
Favorite status or not, Sagan hoping for revival in Wollongong: 'I never really had much pressure during the world championships.'
The Dutchman says he is not 'done yet with cycling' but will end his lengthy road career at the end of 2022.
The three-time world champion heads to Australia with quiet optimism despite bad luck in Canada.
A tan, rested, and fit-looking Sagan is hoping to post some big rides on Québec on Friday and Montreal on Sunday.
The Frenchman was also seen vomiting during Sunday's stage in what he described as the 'worst day' on his bike.
TotalEnergies will decide during Monday's rest day if the popular Frenchman will continue in the Tour de France.
Peter Sagan has lost a key rider from his TotalEnergies squad with the retirement of Daniel Oss from this year’s Tour.
The Italian was sent tumbling from his bike after he collided with a spectator that had stepped into the pavé.
Arch-rival Alexander Kristoff was impressed: 'He looked like a bit like the old Sagan.'
Vuillermoz takes over the general classification lead as peloton gets its timing wrong.
The news was announced on social media Friday morning by the French squad.
Sagan set to race Tour de Suisse after what coach says was a 're-set mentally and physically' in wake of string of setbacks and poor performances.
Triple world champ back on bike, scheduled for Tour de Suisse, Tour de France.
You can't buy luck for Paris-Roubaix, but you can buy interesting tech that may help you conquer the cobbles. Anthony Turgis of Team TotalEnergies managed at least the latter.
Triple world champ and 2018 Roubaix winner to fly to France for medical assessment after abandoning Circuit de la Sarthe.
From the significance of Girmay's glory to Quick-Step's hard questions and Sagan's form, we take a look at the major talking points from the men's race.
Ever wondered how teams go about shaving those all important, and usually race winning or loosing watts?
Will Peter Sagan be ready in time for the northern classics? Officials confirm he will race next week in Italy to chase form and results.
Former world champion was vomiting inside the team bus on the way to the start of stage 3.
Peter Sagan hits his best result since September and his first top-5 since joining TotalEnergies. Will it be enough to shine in the classics?
Sagan launches masterclass at sidestepping significant questions ahead of form-chasing week in Italy.
French team issues official statement regarding domestic violence but does not specifically address the conviction and suspended sentence of pro rider.
The UCI has said that it will refer the case to its Ethics Commission, which will decide on whether to take disciplinary action.
TotalEnergies pro set to retire at the end of 2022 is allowed to continue racing despite abuse conviction by French court.
The Slovakian rider says that the current peloton is 'total anarchy' as a new generation ignores cycling's unwritten rules.
More teams decline World Tour invites in the hunt for World Tour status.
Peter Sagan will begin a new chapter Friday when he debuts in TotalEnergies team colors.
New S-Works shoes spotted in the wild may have been developed as part of the brand's ‘Project Black’ program.
Alpecin-Fenix and Arkéa-Samsic also tapped as top UCI ranked ProTeams.
Polish Tour de France stage-winner says it’s ‘great news’ that Total Énergies saw its wild card invitation to the 2022 Tour confirmed.
Team Total Energies and B&B Hotels-KTM are the two invitations as ASO confirms its peloton for the 2022 edition.
TotalEnergies already look like a team revitalized at the Étoile de Bessèges as they await Peter Sagan’s debut.
Words/Images: James Startt
French rider accused of domestic violence appeared before a court in Rodez, on January 19.
Team officials are hopeful the three-time world champion can return to form in time for the major northern classics this spring.
We know why TotalEnergies and Specialized are working together, but how's it going so far? We went along to a team camp to find out.
After a second bout of the coronavirus, the three-time world champion is excited to train with his new team.
Jean-René Bernaudeau believes his newly reinforced team can take it to the likes of van Aert and van der Poel in 2022.
Sagan 'not afraid' of pressure to perform with new team despite latest health setback – can Slovak star return to the top in 2022?
A special edition Specialized for the superstar Slovak.
Slovakian star becomes infected for the second time with coronavirus just days ahead of a pre-season camp.
A total of 18 WorldTour and 14 Women's WorldTour licenses have been awarded, while Gianni Savio's squad handed ProTeam spot after missing initial deadline.
TotalEnergies want Sagan to retain rockstar appeal and ‘regain instinct and freedom' while successfully integrating to traditional French squad.
Slovak superstar extends long-running relationship with Italian apparel brand.
French squad sketches out plans ahead of Slovak's high-profile debut: 'The classics division has a very interesting strike force with Sagan and Turgis.'
According to local media, the Slovakian became aggressive when he feared he would be forced to get vaccinated following a police stop.
Bust or boom? Peter Sagan brings his familiar entourage with him in a high-profile transfer that will define his next chapter — our editors debate his prospects.
Here's the news making the headlines on Friday, November 12.
The Slovakian is setting his sights on a fourth world road race title in 2022 and says he won't do a Alejandro Valverde and keep racing until he's 40.
Three-time world champion reveals that attitude of Jean-René Bernaudeau during negotiations helped convince him to join the French second-tier team.
No easy retirement as Sagan shoulders burden of taking TotalEnergies to the top tier in high-stakes move: ‘I want to help make it a great team.’
Sagan will take sponsors Specialized and Sportful with him to second-tier French team, along with riders Maciej Bodnar and Daniel Oss.
For the first time in his 11 Tours, Edvald Boasson Hagen finished outside the time limit, on stage 15.
According to Dutch website Wielerflits the deal is done. Peter Sagan joins Team TotalEnergies from 2022.
Rumors about Peter Sagan's future continue to rumble on, but what impact will his Giro d'Italia ride have on it?
The pioneering cyclist from Guadeloupe, who raced for Total Direct Énergie, aims to help prepare up-and-coming young riders from the Caribbean nation for racing in Europe.
Bernaudeau first discovered this French Caribbean island when he was racing with Bernard Hinault in the 1970s, and it was pretty much love at first sight.
Recruits include Edvald Boasson Hagen and a trio of French stars as team inches toward WorldTour status.
British prospect will see more opportunities to race for his own results in move to French outfit.
Belgian media is reporting that new sponsors could be arriving to save NTT for 2021 season.
Vuillermoz is the third rider to move from AG2R-La Mondiale to Total Direct Énergie for the coming season.
Arkea-Samsic, Cofidis, and Total Direct Energie finalize squads and road captains for the Tour de France.
Calmejane has won stages in both the Vuelta a España and the Tour de France, and is an aggressive, punchy rider who will fit in well with the AG2R-La Mondiale.
Only 26, Latour is considered one of the best French riders of his generation after winning the white jersey for the best young rider in the 2018 Tour, as well as a stage in the Vuelta.