Movistar

Movistar
  • Founded : 2004
  • Colors : Negro/Rojo

 

Bikes

    • Pinarello

 

Group

    • Campagnolo

 

Tires

    • Vittoria

 

Business

    • Banking

 

In (signed)

    • David Lopez Garcia (ESP, Euskaltel), Sébastien Portal (FRA, Credit Agricole), Alberto Losada (ESP, Kaiku)

 

Out (signed)

    • Antonio Colom Mas (ESP, Astana), Jose Carrasco Gamiz (ESP, Andalucia), Jose Julia Cegarra (ESP, -), Iker Leonet Iza (ESP, Fuerteventura-Canarias), Mikel Pradera Rodriguez (ESP, Benfica)

 

Biography

    • The team traces its history back to the Banesto, the team of five-time Tour de France winner Miguel Indurain. After the end of ibanesto.com's sponsorship in 2003, the Balearic Islands tourism board took over sponsorship. The team traditionally has a strong Basque element with general manager Jose Miguel Echavarri and directeurs sportif Usebio Unzue Labiano, Jose Luis Jaimerena and Alfonso Galilea Zurbano.

Movistar on Eurosport

Froome draws first blood in Tour countdown

Froome draws first blood in Tour countdown - 24/02/2014 - Cycling

Felix Lowe rounds up a busy week of early-season activity for Tour de France hopefuls.

Cavendish wins final stage as Kwiatkowski claims Algarve title

Cavendish wins final stage as Kwiatkowski claims Algarve title - 23/02/2014 - Cycling

Mark Cavendish claimed his first stage win of the 2014 season at the conclusion of the Tour of Algarve.

Kittel makes it two in a row in Dubai; Phinney on course for win

Kittel makes it two in a row, Phinney on course for Dubai win - 07/02/2014 - Cycling

Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) sprinted to back-to-back stage victories on day three of the Dubai Tour in Hatta.

Phinney storms to win in Dubai TT opener

Phinney storms to win in Dubai TT opener - 05/02/2014 - Cycling

Taylor Phinney stormed to victory in the opening day time trial at the Dubai Tour.

Hot prospect Quintana content to play second fiddle

Hot prospect Quintana content to play second fiddle - 31/01/2014 - Cycling

Nairo Quintana sees the logic in Movistar's decision to have him lead the team's assault on the Giro d'Italia.

Quintana to skip Tour de France to focus on Giro

Quintana to skip Tour de France to focus on Giro - 28/01/2014 - Cycling

Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana of Colombia will skip this year's race as he targets the Giro d'Italia.

Ulissi claims stage two in Adelaide

Ulissi claims stage two in Adelaide - 23/01/2014 - Cycling

Diego Ulissi won stage two of the Tour Down Under while Simon Gerrans increased his overall lead at the opening World Tour race of the year.

Cycling review of the year 2013: Part One

Cycling review of the year 2013: Part One - 30/12/2013 - Cycling - Tour de France

As 2013 draws to a close, our cycling blogger takes a look back at all the main stories from the past 12 months.

Marque loses Team Movistar contract over doping reports

Marque loses Team Movistar contract over doping reports - 13/12/2013 - Cycling

Alejandro Marque's Team Movistar contract has been cancelled amid reports that he failed a drugs test.

Team Europcar granted UCI World Tour status for 2014

Team Europcar granted UCI World Tour status for 2014 - 11/12/2013 - Cycling

Team Europcar were named among the 18 World Tour teams confirmed for 2014.

 
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