I connected with a source in Russia who agreed to answer questions about life in his country since Ukraine was invaded. They agreed to answer my questions only with complete anonymity.
Rider Interview: Young Russian, Ilnur Zakarin, has been a bit quiet on the results recently, but with a new team, bike, coach and training plan, that is all going to change. Alastair Hamilton managed to catch up with Ilnur in Spain before he flew off to start the UAE Tour, to hear all his plans for 2020 and the future, including the Olympics.
Dec 12, 2019 - Rohan Dennis finds a new team and WADA blocks Russia - TOP STORY. All the other news from the week: Bahrain McLaren new look, big news from Circus and Wanty, bikes for Vital Concept, WorldTour licenses, problem for Mitchelton-Scott, Boom off-road, Sutherland breaks leg, team and rider news, doping, Kuurne course, UAE in Spain and Mitchelton for 2020.