The peloton is undergoing a shift, as another wave of high-profile retirements swept through the sport this year.
The 37-year-old Italian, who underwent cancer surgery in July, will remain with Tinkoff-Saxo in a management role.
After a cancer scare at the Tour de France, Ivan Basso will return to racing in Japan, but it may be his last outing as a professional.
Ivan Basso says he hopes to carry on racing but will wait for a final check by doctors before making the final decision on his career.
Ivan Basso, two-time Giro d'Italia winner, says Wednesday's surgery was successful.
The Tinkoff-Saxo rider announces that he has testicular cancer and will withdraw from the Tour de France immediately
The Dane escapes a ban from the sport due to the statute of limitation
The squad announces the supporting cast that it hopes will pull Contador to the maglia rosa
The two-time Giro d'Italia champion signs a two-year contract with the Russian-registered WorldTour team
Tom Danielson and Tejay van Garderen headline the list of GC favorites at the USA Pro Challenge, which starts Monday