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UCI Accepts 7 More WorldTour License Applications

Yesterday the UCI announced the remaining 7 teams after already accepting the application of 11 teams back in the start of November.

Those 7 teams who were successful were,

CANNONDALE PRO CYCLING TEAM
DIMENSION DATA
ETIXX – QUICK STEP
TEAM KATUSHA
LAMPRE-MERIDA
LOTTO SOUDAL
TINKOFF

These teams have met the application criteria for a WorldTour License, allowing them to race in the first division of all the UCI sanctioned events.

The 18 WorldTour teams now set to race in the 2016 season are as follows,

AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM – FRA)
ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST – KAZ)
BMC RACING TEAM (BMC – USA)
CANNONDALE PRO CYCLING TEAM (CPT – USA)
DIMENSION DATA (DDD – RSA)
ETIXX – QUICK STEP (EQS – BEL)
FDJ (FDJ – FRA)
IAM CYCLING (IAM – SUI)
LAMPRE-MERIDA (LAM – ITA)
LOTTO SOUDAL (LTS – BEL)
MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV – ESP)
ORICA GREENEDGE (OGE – AUS)
TEAM GIANT – ALPECIN (TGA – GER)
TEAM KATUSHA (KAT – RUS)
TEAM LOTTO NL – JUMBO (TLJ – NED)
TEAM SKY (SKY – GBR)
TINKOFF (TNK – RUS)
TREK FACTORY RACING (TFR – USA)

The Pro-continental teams to race in the second division have also been released and are as follows,

ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI (AND – ITA)
BORA – ARGON 18 (BOA – GER)
CAJA RURAL – SEGUROS RGA (CJR – ESP)
COFIDIS, SOLUTIONS CREDITS (COF – FRA)
CULT ENERGY – STÖLTING GROUP (CST – DEN)
DELKO MARSEILLE PROVENCE KTM (DMP – FRA)
DRAPAC PROFESSIONAL CYCLING (DPC – AUS)
FORTUNEO – VITAL CONCEPT (FVC – FRA)
FUNVIC SOUL CYCLES – CARREFOUR (FSC – BRA)
NIPPO – VINI FANTINI (NIP – ITA)
ONE PRO CYCLING (ONE – GBR)
ROOMPOT ORANJE PELOTON (ROP – NED)
ROTH-SKODA (ROT – SUI)
RUSVELO (RVL – RUS)
TEAM NOVO NORDISK (TNN – USA)
TOPSPORT VLAANDEREN – BALOISE (TSV – BEL)
UNITEDHEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL CYCLING TEAM (UHC – USA)
VERVA ACTIVEJET PRO CYCLING TEAM (VAT – POL)
WANTY – GROUPE GOBERT (WGG – BEL)

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