UCI Asia Tour
This continental circuit is rapidly expanding and now includes some 40 events ranging from one-day races to classic stage races. More than 40 teams registered on the continent compete against each other and against top teams from abroad.
Richie Porte (Team Sky) has gained yet more ground on his rivals in the UCI WorldTour after an impressive ride to victory in the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, which saw the Australian clinch his second top stage race of the 2015 season.
Lizzie Armitstead (Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) has won the 2015 Trofeo Afredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio, second round of the UCI Women Road World Cup. She got the better of Pauline Ferrand-Prévot and Anna van der Breggen (Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team) in a 6-up sprint. The English woman now leads the overall UCI Women Road World Cup standings.