UCI awards 17 WorldTour Licenses


7 May 2016 99th Giro d'Italia Stage 02 : Arnhem - Nijmegen Peloton Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

UCI has officially announced the 17 teams that have been awarded World Tour Licenses for the 2017 season. There is one more team still under review, which is Team TJ-Sport as they have asked for an extension.

Below are the teams that will be back at the highest division of racing in the sport:

– AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM – FRA)
– ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST – KAZ)
– BMC RACING TEAM (BMC – USA)
– BORA – HANSGROHE (BOH – GER)
– CANNONDALE DRAPAC PRO CYCLING TEAM (CDT – USA)
– TEAM DIMENSION DATA (DDD – RSA)
– QUICK – STEP FLOORS (QST – BEL)
– FDJ (FDJ – FRA)
– LOTTO SOUDAL (LTS – BEL)
– MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV – ESP)
– ORICA – BIKEEXCHANGE (OBE – AUS)
– BAHRAIN-MERIDA (TBM – BRN)
– TEAM KATUSHA ALPECIN (KAT – SUI)
– TEAM LOTTO NL – JUMBO (TLJ – NED)
– TEAM SKY (SKY – GBR)
– TEAM SUNWEB (SUN – GER)
– TREK SEGAFREDO (TFS – USA)

Read the official announcement on UCI’s website.

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