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Froome wins Velo d'Or award for 3rd time

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:41:44 -0400

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has capped his season by winning the Velo d'Or award as the best rider of 2017


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Tour champion Froome could face Dumoulin test on 2018 route

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:15:52 -0400

Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year's Tour de France


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World champ Peter Sagan to race in Tour Down Under

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:31:54 -0400

World champion Peter Sagan to begin 2018 season at Tour Down Under



Nibali uses his descending skills to win Giro of Lombardy

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 11:20:27 -0400

Vincenzo Nibali has taken advantage of his descending skills to win the Giro of Lombardy for the second time in three years



Former Olympic cycling champ fired after positive drug test

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 17:59:48 -0400

Former Olympic road cycling champion Samuel Sanchez, who returned a positive doping test in August, had his B-sample confirmed Wednesday and was promptly fired by the BMC Racing Team



Another Rumsas family member tests positive for doping

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 09:52:48 -0400

Fifteen years after his father got entangled with drugs at the Tour de France, Raimondas Rumsas has been provisionally banned by Italy's anti-doping agency



Giro director to Froome: Come make 'history' in Italy

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 05:32:14 -0400

If Chris Froome enters next year's Giro d'Italia he'll have the chance to become the first cyclist to win the Tour de France, Spanish Vuelta and Giro in succession


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Italian cyclist Pirazzi gets 4-year ban for pre-Giro doping

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 11:14:05 -0400

Italian cyclist Stefano Pirazzi has been banned for four years for a positive doping test ahead of the Giro d'Italia



Amateur cyclist caught with motor hidden in bike in France

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 07:06:10 -0400

An amateur rider was caught using a motor hidden on his bike at a small French race over the weekend, possibly the first case of mechanical doping in the country



Third world title - in a row - for Peter Sagan

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:49:30 -0400

Slovakia's Sagan becomes road race world champion after tough sprint Video provided by Reuters


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Sagan becomes 1st man to win 3 straight world road titles

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:51:57 -0400

Peter Sagan of Slovakia became the first man to win three straight world road race titles on Sunday after holding off Norwegian Alexander Kristoff in a sprint finish on Sunday



Chantal Blaak gives Dutch another world cycling championship

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:44:04 -0400

Chantal Blaak escaped a seven-rider group that included two of her Dutch teammates on the final lap of a grueling women's race to win the world road cycling championship Saturday



French challenger Lappartient takes over as UCI president

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:01:13 -0400

French official David Lappartient has beaten British incumbent Brian Cookson in a vote to become president of the International Cycling Union



Dumoulin tops Roglic, Froome for cycling time trial title

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:25:56 -0400

Giro d' Italia champion Tom Dumoulin won the time trial world title, beating runner-up Primoz Roglic and Tour de France and Vuelta de Espana winner Chris Froome



Van Vleuten captures world cycling time trial championship

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:18:24 -0400

Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten, whose harrowing crash at the Rio Olympics last year left her with a broken back, won the women's time trial at the road cycling world championships on Tuesday



UCI reduces field size in road races to improve safety

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:40:13 -0400

Cycling's governing body has decided to reduce the number of riders in major road races in an effort to improve safety



Giro start in Israel to go from Jerusalem to Red Sea

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:06:28 -0400

The Giro d'Italia cycling race says next year's event will open in Jerusalem, with a separate stage down the Mediterranean coast to Tel Aviv and another to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea


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Giro d'Italia: 2018 race route to feature 5 Israeli cities

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:17:30 -0400

The Giro d'Italia cycling race says next year's event will open in Jerusalem, with a separate stage down the Mediterranean coast to Tel Aviv and another to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea



Giro d'Italia to open 2018 race in Israel

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 06:09:05 -0400

The Giro d'Italia cycling race will open next year's event in Israel, marking the first time any leg of the sport's Grand Tours will take place outside of Europe



Cyclists file suit in Canada over Russian doping inquiry

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:35:00 -0400

3 cyclists file suit in Canada over Russian doping inquiry, saying they were 'unfairly implicated'


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Froome wins Tour-Vuelta double as Contador ends final race

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 16:11:56 -0400

Chris Froome parades into Madrid to clinch his first Spanish Vuelta title and secure the elusive Tour de France-Vuelta double


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Froome poised to win his first Spanish Vuelta title

Sat, 9 Sep 2017 13:12:17 -0400

Chris Froome effectively sealed his first Spanish Vuelta title after maintaining the overall lead on the final competitive stage of the grand tour



Froome keeps his lead entering decisive Spanish Vuelta stage

Fri, 8 Sep 2017 14:17:32 -0400

Chris Froome has kept his comfortable lead over Italian Vincenzo Nibali ahead of Saturday's decisive Spanish Vuelta stage up the challenging l'Angliru summit



Lance Armstrong trial delayed until May 2018

Fri, 8 Sep 2017 17:54:09 -0400

Judge grants former cyclist Lance Armstrong's request to postpone U.S. government’s $100 million civil fraud trial.


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Solid run puts Froome back in control in Spanish Vuelta

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 13:04:10 -0400

Chris Froome retook control of the Spanish Vuelta with a solid run in Thursday's stage won by Belgian rider Sander Armee



Froome loses time in brutal Spanish Vuelta climb

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 13:15:54 -0400

Chris Froome loses some of his Spanish Vuelta lead on brutal climb, as Stefan Denifl of Austria wins stage



Froome wins Vuelta time trial, extends his overall lead

Tue, 5 Sep 2017 12:40:52 -0400

Chris Froome has won Tuesday's individual time trial to increase his Spanish Vuelta lead and remain in position to win the race for the first time