Cyclists most in the news in 2014

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Velofacts indexes cyclists names found in the 234000 cycling news items we collected in 2014

Most newsworthy stories in 2014

The “abandons” of Alberto Contador and Christopher Froome in the Tour de France were the most written about stories in 2014. Bradley Wiggins’ time trial world title was third, followed by Nikki Terpstra winning Roubaix and Nibali winning the tour de France.

Online newsitem mentions (by day)
1 CONTADOR VELASCO Alberto 2014.07.14
227
2 FROOME Christopher 2014.07.09
194
3 WIGGINS Bradley 2014.09.24
175
4 TERPSTRA Niki 2014.04.13
164
5 NIBALI Vincenzo 2014.07.27
159
6 KITTEL Marcel 2014.07.08
156
7 KITTEL Marcel 2014.07.07
151
8 NIBALI Vincenzo 2014.07.24
142
9 CANCELLARA Fabian 2014.04.06
141
10 NIBALI Vincenzo 2014.07.18
140
11 NIBALI Vincenzo 2014.07.14
136
12 QUINTANA ROJAS Nairo Alexander 2014.06.01
135

 

Top 200 mentioned cyclists in 2014

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Online newsitem mentions
1 CONTADOR VELASCO Alberto
5037
2 VALVERDE BELMONTE Alejandro
4429
3 FROOME Christopher
4074
4 NIBALI Vincenzo
3404
5 QUINTANA ROJAS Nairo Alexander
2808
6 CAVENDISH Mark
2575
7 KITTEL Marcel
2474
8 SAGAN Peter
2255
9 WIGGINS Bradley
2227
10 MARTIN Tony
1994
11 DEGENKOLB John
1902
12 EVANS Cadel
1805
13 BOONEN Tom
1748
14 RODRIGUEZ OLIVER Joaquim
1694
15 CANCELLARA Fabian
1670
16 BOUHANNI Nacer
1533
17 TERPSTRA Niki
1424
18 GILBERT Philippe
1366
19 GREIPEL André
1360
20 VOS Marianne
1282
21 GERRANS Simon
1247
22 KRISTOFF Alexander
1210
23 KWIATKOWSKI Michal
1195
24 FARIA DA COSTA Rui Alberto
1194
25 MOLLEMA Bauke
1107
26 DUMOULIN Tom
1004
27 MATTHEWS Michael
988
28 NYS Sven
976
29 VOIGT Jens
913
30 BOOM Lars
908
31 URAN URAN Rigoberto
900
32 MARTIN Daniel
877
33 PORTE Richie
867
34 MAJKA Rafal
867
35 SCHLECK Andy
847
36 VAN AVERMAET Greg
794
37 BOS Theo
793
38 DEMARE Arnaud
790
39 HORNER Christopher
780
40 ARMSTRONG Lance
778
41 BETANCOUR Carlos-Alberto
778
42 GESINK Robert
773
43 VAN GARDEREN Tejay
757
44 ROCHE Nicolas
750
45 CHAVANEL Sylvain
730
46 THOMAS Geraint
725
47 STYBAR Zdenek
724
48 ROGERS Michael
703
49 KREUZIGER Roman
702
50 KELDERMAN Wilco
700
51 GALLOPIN Tony
693
52 ULISSI Diego
686
53 VANMARCKE Sep
665
54 ARU Fabio
657
55 SIMON Julien
635
56 HOFLAND Moreno
601
57 PHINNEY Taylor
595
58 PINOT Thibaut
587
59 SWIFT Ben
550
60 BARDET Romain
548
61 MODOLO Sacha
544
62 MEZGEC Luka
529
63 RIIS Bjarne
519
64 HUSHOVD Thor
514
65 VAN DEN BROECK Jurgen
513
66 NIEMIEC Przemyslaw
508
67 VIVIANI Elia
493
68 MEERSMAN Gianni
492
69 SANCHEZ GONZALEZ Samuel
492
70 VOECKLER Thomas
490
71 PANTANI Marco
457
72 VAN DER HAAR Lars
457
73 ALBERT Niels
442
74 TALANSKY Andrew
441
75 PERAUD Jean-Christophe
438
76 SLAGTER Tom Jelte
438
77 PETACCHI Alessandro
428
78 CUNEGO Damiano
425
79 BRESCHEL Matti
420
80 COQUARD Bryan
413
81 SCHLECK Frank
408
82 TEN DAM Laurens
398
83 KEISSE Iljo
391
84 BOASSON HAGEN Edvald
388
85 BAK Lars Ytting
385
86 MORENO FERNANDEZ Daniel
383
87 ROELANDTS Jurgen
381
88 WILD Kirsten
380
89 VAN DER POEL Mathieu
375
90 WESTRA Lieuwe
372
91 POELS Wouter
372
92 REBELLIN Davide
366
93 ROUX Anthony
357
94 KENNAUGH Peter
357
95 LANG Sebastian
356
96 ALBASINI Michael
356
97 COLBRELLI Sonny
352
98 POZZOVIVO Domenico
351
99 GUARDINI Andrea
347
100 BRANDLE Matthias
347
101 VAN POPPEL Danny
341
102 ROLLAND Pierre
340
103 YATES Adam
338
104 FARRAR Tyler
337
105 NIZZOLO Giacomo
337
106 HESJEDAL Ryder
333
107 TRENTIN Matteo
331
108 VAN ASBROECK Tom
331
109 SANCHEZ GIL Luis Leon
329
110 RASMUSSEN Alex
328
111 DENNIS Rohan
321
112 VAN AERT Wout
320
113 KRUIJSWIJK Steven
320
114 FRANK Mathias
316
115 FUGLSANG Jakob
315
116 PAUWELS Kevin
309
117 VINOKUROV Alexandr
309
118 BRONZINI Giorgia
305
119 VAN HUMMEL Kenny Robert
302
120 IMPEY Daryl
301
121 BENNETT Sam
300
122 MALORI Adriano
298
123 RENSHAW Mark
291
124 SPILAK Simon
289
125 EWAN Caleb
277
126 CLEMENT Stef
276
127 WEENING Pieter
276
128 BASSO Ivan
275
129 ARREDONDO MORENO Julian
272
130 DEBUSSCHERE Jens
272
131 ANDERSEN Michael Valgren
271
132 HANSEN Adam
269
133 DOWSETT Alex
267
134 NAVARDAUSKAS Ramunas
262
135 HUTAROVICH Yauheni
255
136 MOUREY Francis
253
137 CHAVES RUBIO Johan Esteban
251
138 BAUER Jack
250
139 VICHOT Arthur
250
140 RASMUSSEN Michael
249
141 DUMOULIN Samuel
249
142 STANNARD Ian
246
143 MACHADO Tiago
245
144 CIOLEK Gerald
243
145 GAUTIER Cyril
240
146 BARGUIL Warren
240
147 LANGEVELD Sebastian
237
148 INDURAIN LARRAYA Miguel
235
149 FEILLU Romain
233
150 MILLAR David
233
151 HENDERSON Greg
232
152 TUFT Svein
231
153 DE MARCHI Alessandro
230
154 DE KETELE Kenny
229
155 STEEGMANS Gert
229
156 HENAO MONTOYA Sergio Luis
228
157 HAUSSLER Heinrich
221
158 ANACONA GOMEZ Winner
220
159 DEIGNAN Philip
220
160 DUARTE AREVALO Fabio Andres
220
161 LÓPEZ Miguel Ángel
219
162 JUNGELS Bob
217
163 BOLE Grega
217
164 VAN VLEUTEN Annemiek
214
165 KADRI Blel
212
166 ROJAS GIL Jose Joaquin
211
167 VANTORNOUT Klaas
210
168 HINCAPIE George
208
169 DEVOLDER Stijn
208
170 GATTO Oscar
206
171 DE KORT Koen
206
172 DANIELSON Thomas
205
173 VAN BAARLE Dylan
203
174 CLARKE Simon
202
175 VEELERS Tom
197
176 LAMPATER Leif
197
177 MEEUSEN Tom
196
178 NAVARRO GARCIA Daniel
196
179 POOLEY Emma
195
180 HOOGERLAND Johnny
195
181 WILLEMS Frederik
194
182 VANDEWALLE Kristof
194
183 DE HAES Kenny
193
184 BENNATI Daniele
193
185 CATALDO Dario
192
186 CUMMINGS Stephen
191
187 PONZI Simone
190
188 VANENDERT Jelle
190
189 TEUNISSEN Mike
189
190 SCARPONI Michele
189
191 QUAADE Rasmus Christian
188
192 LINDEMAN Bertjan
186
193 CARUSO Giampaolo
186
194 PELUCCHI Matteo
185
195 HAAS Nathan
184
196 BOUCHER David
183
197 TIMMER Albert
183
198 WIPPERT Wouter
183
199 VAN KEIRSBULCK Guillaume
182
200 SEVILLA RIBERA Oscar
182

 


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