Astana City (UCI team code: TSE) was a professional road bicycle racing team sponsored by the Samruk-Kazyna, a coalition of state-owned companies from Kazakhstan and named after its capital city Astana. Astana City acted as a junior feeder team to Astana–Premier Tech, alongside Vino 4ever SKO. The team disbanded at the end of the 2019 season.
|Status||UCI Continental Team|
|General manager||Séamus Harford|
|Team name history|
Continental Team Astana
Seven Rivers Cycling Team
2014: Three doping positivesEdit
During the 2014 season three riders, Ilya Davidenok, Victor Okishev and Artur Fedosseyev tested positive for anabolic androgenic steroids. Davidenok tested positive at the Tour de l'Avenir, Okishev tested positive at the Asian Cycling Championships while Fedosseyev tested positive at Tour de l'Ain. The riders were provisionally suspended awaiting doping hearings. The next day Alexander Vinokourov, head of Astana–Premier Tech, was reported to have suspended the entire continental team.
2015: Seven RiversEdit
2016: Astana CityEdit
In 2016, the team changed name to Astana City and retained eight riders from Seven Rivers.
- Stage 2a Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional, Ruslan Tleubayev
- Stage 4 Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional, Arman Kamyshev
- Stage 2 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, Nikita Umerbekov
- Stage 5 Heydar Aliyev Anniversary Tour, Nikita Umerbekov
- Overall Saguenay U23, Arman Kamyshev
- Stages 1 & 3, Arman Kamyshev
- Sant'Ermete, Ruslan Tleubayev
- Stage 3 Baby Giro, Ruslan Tleubayev
- Stage 1 Giro della Valle d'Aosta, Arman Kamyshev
- Stage 5 Giro della Valle d'Aosta, Alexey Lutsenko
- Stage 1 Tour Alsace, Ruslan Tleubayev
- Stage 5 Tour de l'Avenir, Alexey Lutsenko
- Overall Tour of Bulgaria, Maxat Ayazbayev
- Stage 7 Tour of Qinghai Lake, Evgeniy Nepomnyachshiy
- Stage 5 Priirtyshe Stage Race, Ilya Davidenok
- Atina, Maxat Ayazbayev
- Stage 7 Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional, Nurbolat Kulimbetov
- Stage 5 Tour de Normandie, Marco Benfatto
- Stage 2 Le Tour de Bretagne Cycliste trophée harmonie Mutuelle, Vadim Galeyev
- Stages 2 & 4 Tour of Qinghai Lake, Marco Benfatto
- Stage 3 Tour of China II, Vadim Galeyev
- Stage 4 Bałtyk–Karkonosze Tour, Nurbolat Kulimbetov
- Stage 4 Tour of Bulgaria, Nikita Panassenko
- Grand Prix of ISD, Nurbolat Kulimbetov
- Stage 5a (ITT) Baltyk–Karkonosze Tour, Vadim Pronskiy
- Stage 5b Baltyk–Karkonosze Tour, Grigoriy Shtein
- Stage 3 Grand Prix Priessnitz spa, Dinmukhammed Ulysbayev
- Overall Tour of Fatih Sultan Mehmet
- Stage 1, Galym Akhmetov
- Overall Giro Ciclistico della Valle d'Aosta Mont Blanc, Vadim Pronskiy
- Stage 4, Vadim Pronskiy
World, Continental and National championsEdit
- "CyclingQuotes.com Astana to present five teams in Kazakhstan".
- Cycling News. "UCI to review Astana WorldTour licence". Cyclingnews.com.
- Cycling News. "Astana Continental rider Okishev tests positive for steroids". Cyclingnews.com.
- Cyclingnews: Fedosseyev is fifth doping case for Astana organisation, cyclingnews.com, 26 November 2014
- Stephen Farrand. "Vinokourov suspends Astana Continental team". Cyclingnews.com.
- "Seven Rivers Cycling Team".
- "Astana Continental Team suspended by Alexander Vinokourov over doping scandals". Cycling Weekly. 27 November 2014.
- "Astana City".