Benoot released from Team DSM with Jumbo-Visma waiting in the wings

Tiesj Benoot at the Team DSM team car
Tiesj Benoot is the latest rider to make an early exit from DSM (Image credit: Getty Images)

Team DSM have agreed to release Tiesj Benoot from his contract, with the Belgian rider expected to sign a deal with Jumbo-Visma.

Benoot is the latest rider from DSM to extract himself from a running contract, with Ilan Van Wilder leaving the team in November after an acrimonious split that almost ended up in the courts. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.