Solskjaer looks on the bright side after Astana defeat

2019-11-29 10:08

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reckons there are many positives to take from his young team's defeat at Astana.

United need to be back in Champions League - Ole

2019-09-19 12:06

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his side will view the Europa League as a route to Champions League qualification.

Jimenez rescues Benfica

2015-11-25 19:40

Raul Jimenez was the hero from Benfica as they came from behind to secure a draw at Astana in a Champions League encounter.

Atletico Madrid cruise to victory

2015-10-22 08:36

Atletico Madrid eased past Kazak champions Astana to get their European campaign back on track.

Kazakhstan ready to host first CL game

2015-09-29 12:42

Fans in Kazakhstan are eagerly gearing up to welcome Galatasaray for the first ever Champions League group match.

Astana retain tour licence

2015-04-23 20:46

Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali can ride in this year's race after his Astana team retained their world tour licence.

Astana meet with UCI officials

2015-04-02 22:16

Under-fire cycling outfit Astana have met with UCI officials to plead their case for a World Tour racing licence.

Astana to be stripped of licence

2015-02-27 11:53

The International Cycling Union has announced that it wants the licensing commission to strip the Astana team of their elite status.

5th Astana rider tests positive

2014-11-26 20:38

Astana, whose star rider is Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali, were rocked by yet another doping scandal.


Astana stun United youngsters in Europa League

2019-11-28 20:26

Kazakh champions Astana fought back to surprise a youthful Manchester United in the Europa League.

No ninth Giro rider as Astana pay tribute to Scarponi

2017-05-01 07:28

The Astana cycling team will pay tribute to former team leader Michele Scarponi by not replacing the Italian on the three-week race.

Astana frustrate Atletico

2015-11-03 19:31

Kazakh champions Astana claimed just their second ever Champions League point by holding Atletico Madrid to a draw.

Canas rescues historic point for Astana

2015-09-30 20:44

Roger Canas rescued a point for Astana as they held Galatasaray at home in a Group C Champions League encounter.

Astana booted out of anti-doping movement

2015-09-04 14:21

The Astana cycling team were thrown out of the Movement for Credible Cycling after they failed to comply with the association's strict anti-doping rules.

Astana to learn fate soon

2015-04-20 21:46

An UCI commission is expected to rule this week on whether the doping tainted Astana team should be stripped of its licence.

Astana's fate not sealed yet

2015-03-30 12:47

Astana are expecting to learn whether they retain their World Tour (elite) licence in about two weeks, a source has said.

Vinokourov defends Astana

2014-12-12 17:48

Astana manager Alexandre Vinokourov says they have nothing to hide ahead of their audit into their dealing of doping affairs.

Astana hit by another dope case

2014-11-19 14:19

Astana have been rocked by another doping case on Wednesday when the UCI said Kazakh Victor Okishev had tested positive.

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