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Rogers to miss TDU as heart condition worsens


Michael Rogers will miss the Australian road cycling championships and the Tour Down Under next month after a long-term heart condition worsened.

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The 35-year-old was diagnosed with a congenital bicuspid aortic valve in 2001, and a recent routine check showed the condition had progressed.

Rogers plans to retire at the end of next season, but both he and the team are aiming for a quick return.


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