The country's economic crisis has resulted in several riders looking for work next season
"The Sheriff" gets a win at the Tour de Langkawi ahead of Genting Highlands stage
Francesco Chicchi drew first blood in a wet and wild first stage at the Tour de San Luís in Argentina.
Tech gallery: Francesco Chicchi's race-winning Cannondale
Francesco Chicchi (Liquigas-Doimo) proves fastest of an elite crop of sprinters, winning stage 4 of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California.
Liquigas takes a double-stage day as the Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali gets under way.