Bogota (AFP) - Sergio Higuita and his EF Education First team held off the challenge of Egan Bernal on Sunday and swept the final podium places in the Tour Colombia.
Author: AFP
Posted: February 16, 2020, 10:54 pm
Sprinter Juan Sebastian Molano won his second successive stage at the Tour Colombia on Thursday as Tour de France champion Egan Bernal finished safely in the peloton. UAE Team Emirates' Molano beat compatriots Edwin Avila and Alvaro Hodeg into second and third at the end of the 178km stage from
Author: AFP
Posted: February 13, 2020, 10:32 pm
Colombia's Juan Sebastian Molano continued UAE Team Emirates' impressive start to the season by sprinting to victory on the second stage of the Tour Colombia on Wednesday as reigning Tour de France champion Egan Bernal finished safely in the pack. Ecuador's Jonathan Caicedo retained the
Author: AFP
Posted: February 12, 2020, 8:09 pm
The sport's national governing body has been re-positioning itself under new chief executive Rob DeMartini to better serve the needs of recreational riders and with elite athletes. As part of that thrust, USA Cycling reached out to Dempsey - an avid cyclist - to help raise awareness, encourage people
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 12, 2020, 7:40 pm
Australian Olympic BMX cycling hopeful Kai Sakakibara is in a medically-induced coma in Canberra Hospital after sustaining serious head injuries in a weekend racing accident. Described as being in a critical but stable condition, Sakakibara is expected to remain in a coma for the next two weeks. Sakakibara
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 12, 2020, 4:46 pm
Tour de France champion Egan Bernal said his Ineos outfit will have to "rethink" its strategy after a disappointing opening team time-trial at the Tour Colombia on Tuesday. Education First Pro Cycling (EF) from the US scorched around the 16.7km circuit at Tunja, 2,700m above sea level, in
Author: AFP
Posted: February 11, 2020, 8:30 pm
The cancer charity whose yellow wristbands became a global brand under founder Lance Armstrong is seeking to reinvent itself, years after donations and revenues crashed along with the disgraced cyclist's career. Armstrong was nowhere to be seen earlier this month during Livestrong's ''
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 11, 2020, 7:10 pm
French cyclist Jimmy Turgis on Monday announced his retirement due to a heart complaint, just 16 months after his brother Tanguy was forced to stop for the same reason. The same condition led to younger brother Tanguy's retirement at only 19 after becoming the first teenager in over 50 years to
Posted: February 10, 2020, 5:16 pm
Tour de France champion Egan Bernal will make his return to international competition at his home Tour Colombia this week as he builds up to what he has described as his only goal for the year: retaining his title in Paris in July. Bernal, 23, leads an impressive field of not just South America'
Author: AFP
Posted: February 10, 2020, 3:36 pm
An intrepid band of cyclists made the most of the conditions to take part in the Dutch Headwind Cycling Championships.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: February 9, 2020, 6:57 pm
While much of northern Europe hunkered down Sunday and hoped that Storm Ciara would blow over quickly with its hurricane-force winds, an intrepid band of cyclists made the most of the conditions to take part in the Dutch Headwind Cycling Championships. The ingredients were simple: A basic bicycle with
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 9, 2020, 3:11 pm
While much of northern Europe hunkered down Sunday and hoped that Storm Ciara would blow over quickly with its hurricane-force winds, an intrepid band of cyclists made the most of the conditions to take part in the Dutch Headwind Cycling Championships. The ingredients were simple: A basic bicycle with
Posted: February 9, 2020, 12:57 pm
Riyadh (AFP) - German sprinter Phil Bauhaus took overall victory in the inaugural Saudi Tour after edging Nacer Bouhanni in a hectic finish on Saturday that left the Frenchman furious.
Author: AFP
Posted: February 8, 2020, 3:35 pm
Riyadh (AFP) - French sprinter Nacer Bouhanni powered to victory on the fourth and penultimate stage of the Saudi Tour on Friday to claim the race overall lead.
Author: AFP
Posted: February 7, 2020, 5:48 pm
Riyadh (AFP) - German Phil Bauhaus grabbed the overall lead of the Saudi Tour on Thursday with victory in a bunch sprint at the end of the third stage in Riyadh.
Author: AFP
Posted: February 6, 2020, 7:48 pm
Former New Balance exec Rob DeMartini quickly found similarities between cycling and the business world.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: February 5, 2020, 10:30 pm
When Rob DeMartini took over at USA Cycling about a year ago, the longtime businessman immediately noticed parallels between the sport's governing body and New Balance, the footwear and apparel manufacturer he transformed over more than a decade in charge. New Balance had grown stale. It had fallen
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 5, 2020, 6:02 pm
When Rob DeMartini took over at USA Cycling about a year ago, the longtime businessman immediately noticed parallels between the sport's governing body and New Balance, the footwear and apparel manufacturer he transformed over more than a decade in charge. New Balance had grown stale. It had fallen
Author: Associated Press
Posted: February 5, 2020, 6:02 pm
Riyadh (AFP) - A late break from the peloton by Niccolo Bonifazio lit up the final kilometre of stage 2 of the Saudi Tour on Wednesday as the Italian held on for victory just two seconds ahead of the fast closing pack.
Author: AFP
Posted: February 5, 2020, 2:35 pm
Kate Courtney explained how Basketball Hall of Famer Reggie Miller has helped her reach the top of her sport -- and stay there.
Posted: February 4, 2020, 9:00 pm
The Astana cycling team denied any association with Michele Ferrari following media reports that Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang is being investigated for links with the banned doping doctor who previously worked with Lance Armstrong.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: February 4, 2020, 7:23 pm
Precise details of Copenhagen's 'Grand Depart' for the 2021 Tour de France were confirmed Tuesday with three days of 'panoramic' racing to showcase the beauty of cycling mad Denmark. Danish Industry Minister Simon Kollerup described "cobbled cities, wavy yellow fields and tourist
Author: AFP
Posted: February 4, 2020, 6:38 pm
Top cyclist Jakob Fuglsang took to social media on Monday to contest links to disgraced Italian doctor Michele Ferrari, in response to reports of an investigation into the Olympic road race silver medallist. Reports in Denmark say the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) has detailed accounts of alleged
Author: AFP
Posted: February 3, 2020, 8:50 pm
Hannah Roberts, a two-time world champion, can become the first teenage woman to win an Olympic cycling title.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: February 3, 2020, 5:32 pm
The Astana cycling team denied any association with Michele Ferrari on Monday following media reports that Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang is being investigated for links with the banned doping doctor who previously worked with Lance Armstrong. According to Danish media, Fuglsang is suspected by the governing
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 3, 2020, 2:36 pm
Leon Camier says the Barni Racing World Superbike team has got the Ducati V4 Panigale in a “strange” area for him at present and the bike needs changing “a lot”.
Posted: February 1, 2020, 2:20 pm
A cycling race scheduled for next month in China was canceled Monday because of the deadly virus that has killed more than 80 people and infected thousands more in the country. The next UCI-sanctioned bike race in China is the women's Tour of Chongming Island, from May 7-9. ''The UCI is
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 27, 2020, 2:29 pm
Richie Porte lost his unofficial King of Willunga crown but won his second Tour Down Under title in a punishing hill climb finish to the final stage of the UCI season-opening event in Australia on Sunday. The Australian from team Trek Segafredo unleashed his trademark surge up the steep three-kilometre
Author: AFP
Posted: January 26, 2020, 7:54 am
Richie Porte of Australia won the Tour Down Under for the second time.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: January 26, 2020, 6:51 am
Richie Porte of Australia won the Tour Down Under cycle race for the second time Sunday, though for the first time in seven years he failed to win the grueling stage to the top of Willunga Hill. Porte finished second behind unheralded Englishman Matthew Holmes on a stage he has won for the last six
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 26, 2020, 4:28 am
Defending champion Daryl Impey took the lead in the Tour Down Under from chief rival Richie Porte as Italy's Giacomo Nizzolo won Saturday's fifth stage in a bunch sprint finish. South Africa's Impey will take a two-second advantage over Porte into Sunday's final stage up the gruelling
Author: AFP
Posted: January 25, 2020, 6:24 am
Australia's Caleb Ewan out-sprinted Sam Bennett of Ireland to win the fourth stage of the Tour Down Under, but Richie Porte retained the overall lead.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: January 24, 2020, 4:38 pm
Australia's Caleb Ewan won a second stage of the Tour Down Under on Friday as Richie Porte's overall race lead was clipped to just three seconds by defending champion Daryl Impey. Ewan, who won Wednesday's second stage for Belgian team Lotto Soudal to lead the general classification for
Author: AFP
Posted: January 24, 2020, 6:37 am
Australia's Caleb Ewan out-sprinted Sam Bennett of Ireland to win the fourth stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race Friday but Richie Porte retained the overall lead. Ewan, who also won the second stage, had stronger legs than first stage-winner Bennett at the end of a testing 152.8 kilometer (
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 24, 2020, 5:27 am
Australian Richie Porte conquered a brutal uphill finish Thursday to claim the third stage and the race leader's jersey in the Tour Down Under. Porte, the 2017 TDU winner, made the decisive move for his Trek-Segafredo team in the season's opening UCI tour, to power up the torturous hill climb
Author: AFP
Posted: January 23, 2020, 6:39 am
Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will return to competition at the UAE Tour next month, less than a year after suffering multiple career-threatening injuries.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: January 23, 2020, 5:51 am
Caleb Ewan won Stage 2 and claimed the overall lead in the Tour Down Under as the event wound through landscapes scorched by recent wildfires.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: January 23, 2020, 5:40 am
Sam Bennett timed his sprint perfectly opening stage of the Tour Down Under, the first event of the UCI World Tour.
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: January 23, 2020, 5:23 am
Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will return to competition at the UAE Tour next month, less than a year after suffering multiple career-threatening injuries. The British rider has not raced since he broke his right femur, elbow, hip and several ribs in a training crash as he geared up
Posted: January 22, 2020, 11:10 am
Caleb Ewan of Australia won stage two and claimed the overall lead in the Tour Down Under cycle race Wednesday as the first event of the World Tour season wound through landscapes scorched by recent wildfires. Ewan showed his immense power in the uphill sprint to the finish to race away from defending
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 22, 2020, 5:03 am
Quinton de Kock was on Tuesday named as South Africa’s one-day international captain as part of a long term transition plan. Test and Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis was not in a 15-man squad named by Cricket South Africa on Tuesday despite committing himself to the organisation until the World Cup
Author: AFP
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:11 pm
Sam Bennett won a tight sprint finish to take the Tour Down Under's first stage Tuesday in a quick early return for his new Deceuninck-QuickStep team. The Irish national champion swept home in the final moments of the 150-kilometre stage to cross half a bike ahead of Belgium's Jasper Philipsen
Author: AFP
Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:08 am
Sam Bennett timed his sprint perfectly Tuesday to win the 150-kilometer (93-mile) opening stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race, the first event of the UCI World Tour. The Irish rider took advantage of exceptional lead-out work by his Deceuninck Quick-Step teammates to cross the line half a bike length
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:00 am
The excitement building over cross-code cyclist Mathieu van der Poel ratcheted up a notch Monday as his team Alpecin were officially invited to the often mud-splattered Paris-Roubaix road classic. Known as the 'Hell of the North' with its cobbled sections, widespread falls, and millions of television
Posted: January 20, 2020, 5:38 pm
SHOWS: GRAND CANARIA, CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN (RECENT - JANUARY 2020) (TEAM INEOS - NO RESALE) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) FOUR-TIME TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER, CHRIS FROOME, SAYING: "I've been given all the green lights now to get back on the bike and I'm just making
Author: Reuters Videos
Posted: January 19, 2020, 5:12 pm
Geraint Thomas has revealed twin aims for the 2020 season with a tilt at a second Tour de France title and glory on the slopes of Mount Fuji at the Tokyo Olympic Games top of his wish list. Thomas's double ambitions were revealed after his teammate Egan Bernal declared he had just one target, to
Author: AFP
Posted: January 19, 2020, 2:10 pm
A defiant Chris Froome insisted he is out of rehab and back in full training, focused on being in prime shape and at the starting line for the 2020 Tour de France in July. The four-time Tour de France winner is in Gran Canaria for his first official training camp since he fractured a thigh, elbow and
Author: AFP
Posted: January 18, 2020, 1:46 pm
Carlos Sainz leads Stephane Peterhansel by 10 minutes, while Ricky Brabec holds a 13-minute advantage over Pablo Quintanilla.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 16, 2020, 9:03 pm
Although Fernando Alonso was not injured following a double rollover 2 km into the stage, he lost a significant amount of time when he and co-driver Marc Coma removed the front windscreen.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 15, 2020, 9:55 pm
Just how does a rider improve on a near-perfect season? “It is not possible,” says Julian Alaphilippe. They may not have been the words Patrick Lefevere, his general manager at Deceuninck-Quick Step, will have wanted to hear but there is a refreshing honesty to Alaphilippe. “I will do my best to have
Author: The Telegraph
Posted: January 15, 2020, 1:35 pm

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