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Scarponi funeral to take place Tuesday, thousands visit body

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:57:56 -0400

The funeral of former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi will be held on Tuesday, in his hometown of Filottrano, near Ancona


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Valverde dedicates his Liege-Bastogne-Liege win to Scarponi

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:42:12 -0400

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde has dedicated his win at the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday to Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi



Former Giro winner Scarponi dies after collision with van

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:04:14 -0400

Former Giro d'Italia champion Michele Scarponi has died after a collision with a van while training on Saturday


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Valverde wins Fleche Wallonne for record 5th time

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:45:18 -0400

Alejandro Valverde of Spain wins the Fleche Wallonne for a record fifth time after a fourth straight title in the Belgian classic



Amstel Gold winner Gilbert released from hospital

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:30:44 -0400

Philippe Gilbert has been released from the hospital after undergoing treatment for a kidney tear discovered after the former world champion won the Amstel Gold Race for the fourth time



Philippe Gilbert wins royal sprint to claim Amstel Gold Race

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 11:53:06 -0400

Philippe Gilbert's renaissance continued on Sunday as the Belgium champion won a two-man sprint to claim a fourth victory in the Amstel Gold Race classic



France win big on final day at world cycling championships

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 07:42:50 -0400

Francois Pervis of France won the men's 1km time trial on Sunday at the world track cycling championships in Hong Kong



Dmitriev among 3 Russian medalists in world championships

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 12:07:21 -0400

Denis Dmitriev became the first individual Russian male world champion in indoor cycling when he defeated the Netherlands' Harrie Lavresen in the sprint race at the world track cycling championships on Saturday


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Vogel wins every heat for her 3rd world sprint cycling gold

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:43:53 -0400

Olympic champion Kristina Vogel won her third sprint cycling world championship on Friday even after the second heat of her final had to be restarted at the Hong Kong Velodrome



Australia defends its world title in men's team pursuit

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:30:40 -0400

Australia defended its title in the men's team pursuit on Thursday at the world track cycling championships



Russia and New Zealand win gold at track cycling worlds

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:34:00 -0400

Russia and New Zealand won the first gold medals at world track cycling championships Wednesday


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Cavendish diagnosed with mono, still targets Tour de France

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:14:33 -0400

Mark Cavendish's cycling team says the sprint specialist has been diagnosed with "infectious mononucleosis" and needs time away from racing



Van Avermaet beats Stybar in sprint to win Paris-Roubaix

Sun, 9 Apr 2017 11:54:27 -0400

Olympic road champion Greg Van Avermaet overtakes Zdenek Stybar just before the line in a thrilling sprint finish to win the Paris-Roubaix classic for the first time



Valverde adds Basque Country title to superb start to season

Sat, 8 Apr 2017 15:31:02 -0400

Alejandro Valverde won the Tour of Basque Country after holding off defending champion Alberto Contador in the decisive time trial on Saturday



Philippe Gilbert wins Tour of Flanders after solo breakaway

Sun, 2 Apr 2017 16:49:01 -0400

Veteran Belgian rider Philippe Gilbert rode away to clinch his first win at the Tour of Flanders as the pre-race favorites failed to impress


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British cyclist Hall dies in accident during Australian race

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 03:12:09 -0400

Veteran British endurance cyclist Mike Hall died early Friday after being struck by a car during the Indian Pacific Wheel race from Perth to Sydney, event officials said



Brazilian cycling team faces 2nd ban for persistent doping

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:12:41 -0400

Brazilian team Soul Brasil Pro Cycling faces another ban from racing after two more riders were implicated in doping



Alejandro Valverde wins Tour of Catalonia for 2nd time

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:55:29 -0400

Alejandro Valverde of Spain won his second Tour of Catalonia on Sunday



Van Avermaet wins Gent-Wevelgem for 2nd victory in 3 days

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:17:53 -0400

Olympic road champion Greg Van Avermaet won his second race in three days Sunday, beating fellow Belgian Jens Keukeleire in a sprint finish to take the Gent-Wevelgem classic



Valverde eyes Tour of Catalonia title after Froome fades

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:39:16 -0400

Chris Froome fell out of contention for the Tour of Catalonia after ceding over 25 minutes to leader Alejandro Valverde during the sixth stage on Saturday



Alejandro Valverde retakes overall lead of Tour of Catalonia

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:01:28 -0400

Alejandro Valverde defeated Chris Froome and Alberto Contador to win the decisive fifth stage of the Tour of Catalonia and take the overall lead going into the weekend



Van Avermaet wins E3 Harelbeke after 3-man sprint

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:17:46 -0400

Olympic road champion Greg Van Avermaet came out on top of a three-man sprint to win the E3 Harelbeke as Belgian riders secured a 1-2-3 finish in the one-day cobbled race on Friday



Van Garderen keeps overall lead in Tour of Catalonia

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:50:06 -0400

Tejay van Garderen of the U.S. successfully defended his lead in a Tour of Catalonia fourth stage that was cut short by 60 kilometers (37 miles) because of a snowstorm in northeastern Spain



Van Garderen leads Tour of Catalonia; Valverde penalized

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:06:42 -0400

Alejandro Valverde has won the third stage of the Tour of Catalonia but lost the overall lead to American rider Tejay van Garderen after the Spaniard's Movistar team was penalized



Lampaert wins Flemish classic ahead of teammate Gilbert

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:20:18 -0400

Belgium's Yves Lampaert has won the Dwars door Vlaanderen race ahead of former world champion Philippe Gilbert as the Quick-Step Floors team secured a 1-2 in the Flemish cobbled race



Alejandro Valverde takes Tour of Catalonia lead

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:39:55 -0400

Alejandro Valverde took the overall lead in the Tour of Catalonia on Tuesday after fellow Movistar rider Jose Joaquin Rojas was penalized for helping teammates during the team time trial



Cimolai of Italy wins 1st stage of Tour of Catalonia

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:34:38 -0400

Davide Cimolai of Italy won the opening stage of the Tour of Catalonia by less than a wheel