UK Anti-Doping has been heavily criticised by the World Anti-Doping Agency for failing to properly investigate "potential wrongdoing by individuals in both British Cycling and Ukad” dating back to 2011.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 8:39 pm
British Cycling carried out its own drug-testing of riders using a private laboratory in violation of international rules, an investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 5:22 pm
The 31-year-old spectator behind one of the biggest pile-ups in Tour de France history appeared in court Friday, charged with injuring dozens of riders on the cycling race's first day last summer. Police in Kenya have arrested the husband of record-breaking long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, who was stabbed to death at her home. Ian Lee reports from London on these and other world news stories.
Posted: October 15, 2021, 2:38 pm
Next year's Tour de France will see the return of the Paris-Roubaix cobblestones and take the peloton to the summit of the famed Alpe d'Huez mountain.
Posted: October 14, 2021, 10:32 pm
Route announcement for revitalised women’s Tour de France 'important day for cycling', says Lizzie Deignan
Britain’s Lizzie Deignan hailed it as an “important day for cycling” after the route for the first women’s Tour de France in 33 years was unveiled in Paris.
Posted: October 14, 2021, 2:24 pm
The spectator behind one of the biggest pile-ups in Tour de France history appeared in court Thursday charged with injuring dozens of riders on the cycling race's first day last summer.
Posted: October 14, 2021, 12:47 pm
When Lizzie Deignan broke away from the bunch ahead of the first of 17 cobbled sectors at the inaugural women’s Paris-Roubaix, and then soloed 82km to the finish, making light of the rain, the mud and her own blood-spattered hands, her performance was hailed as one for the ages. An inspiration to girls and women the world over.
Posted: October 9, 2021, 2:48 pm
Tuesday October 5, stage two – Walsall to Walsall, 102.2km
Posted: October 5, 2021, 7:07 pm
Demi Vollering completed a comfortable overall victory at the AJ Bell Women’s Tour on Saturday, finishing safely in the bunch on the sixth and final stage of the race into Felixstowe.
Posted: October 5, 2021, 7:07 pm
Italian rider Sonny Colbrelli won a rainy and mud-soaked Paris-Roubaix cycling race in his debut.
Posted: October 3, 2021, 7:17 pm
No British man has ever won Paris-Roubaix in the 125 years the race has been in existence. Yorkshire’s Lizzie Deignan managed it at the first attempt on Saturday, writing her name into cycling’s history books with a truly astonishing performance to triumph in the inaugural Paris-Roubaix Femmes.
Posted: October 2, 2021, 2:12 pm
Sonny Colbrelli claims chaotic edition of wet and muddy Paris-Roubaix ending 22-year wait for Italian winner
Sonny Colbrelli wins three-up sprint to claim Paris-Roubaix Florian Vermeersch second ahead of Mathieu van der Poel In pictures: Paris-Roubaix: Hell of the North through the lens Deignan wins inaugural edition of women's Paris-Roubaix
Posted: October 1, 2021, 9:38 pm
Women ready to write new chapter in cycling history as peloton hits road to Roubaix 125 years after male counterparts
It was the picture of Marianne Vos, arguably the greatest female cyclist in the history of the sport, wandering through some concrete shower stalls in her Jumbo-Visma helmet and kit, which really tipped cycling Twitter over the edge this week.
Posted: October 1, 2021, 4:14 pm
The season-opening cycling event on the 2022 men's WorldTour and the women's UCI ProTour has been canceled in Australia for the second year in a row.
Posted: September 30, 2021, 8:06 pm
Women's Tour race organisers pull plug on live TV coverage as they face up to 'commercial realities'
Next week’s Women’s Tour, the premier road race for women in the UK, will not be broadcast live on television as originally planned. The absence of live television coverage threatens the race’s elite status, with the UCI, cycling’s governing body, demanding it of all WorldTour tier races.
Posted: September 27, 2021, 3:52 pm
Julian Alaphilippe confirmed his reputation as one of cycling's greatest showmen with a second straight gold medal at the road world championship.
Posted: September 26, 2021, 11:50 pm
Elisa Balsamo upset favorite Marianne Vos in a sprint finish to frustrate the mighty Dutch squad and claim the world championship title in the road race.
Posted: September 25, 2021, 9:35 pm
Martin's German team finished nearly 13 seconds ahead of the Dutch.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 1:35 am
Stationed in a gated compound with limited access to the outside world, Fatima feels grateful. Her situation, she says, is not comparable to the thousands of other Afghan women who are feeling the full force of the Taliban’s repressive regime.
Posted: September 22, 2021, 9:05 am
Eight years after her first world championship title, Ellen van Dijk got over the disappointment of missing out on the Olympics by winning a second gold medal in the women's time trial.
Posted: September 20, 2021, 6:32 pm
Men's elite road race: Sunday September 26
Posted: September 20, 2021, 10:28 am
Defending champion Filippo Ganna of Italy shattered home fans' hopes of a 1-2 for their riders and retained the men's time trial title to secure back-to-back gold medals at the road world championships.
Posted: September 19, 2021, 8:22 pm
Tony Martin, a four-time time trial world champion from Germany who also won five Tour de France stages, will end his 14-year pro career after the world championships.
Posted: September 19, 2021, 8:20 pm
These athletes competed in a ‘flying’ boat raceLocation: Lake Annecy, FranceCourtesy: Wagon Blanc / EP MediasThe race promotes a new discipline of foil cyclingwhich allows cyclists to 'fly on water' aboard pedal-powered boatsThe boats were created by Annecy-based startup JetCycle(SOUNDBITE) (French) JETCYCLE CEO, NICOLAS PICARD, SAYING:"The Jetcycle is a pedal-powered vehicle, with a pedalling system that resembles the concept of boat cycling while lying down, and we added - and this is what our innovation is - foils in front and at the back. We have a propulsion system that is trademarked and that allows us, by pedalling at a certain speed of around 9 kilometers per hour, to activate a small flight controller, just like in a plane, to fly on water by using the foils."
Posted: September 14, 2021, 10:48 am
Cyclists in Belgium can now enjoy the unique feeling of cycling below water level via an unusual bike path.
Posted: September 7, 2021, 12:05 pm
Primoz Roglic sealed his third straight Spanish Vuelta title after adding to his already comfortable lead by winning the final stage's time trial.
Posted: September 5, 2021, 8:59 pm
Sunday September 12 – Stonehaven to Aberdeen, 173km
Posted: September 5, 2021, 7:59 pm
Primoz Roglic is a time trial away from his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title after finishing the 20th stage runner-up to Clement Champoussin.
Posted: September 4, 2021, 7:31 pm
Mark Cavendish knows what many in cycling were expecting him to say when he reached the Champs-Élysées at the end of a fairy-tale three weeks in July.
Posted: September 4, 2021, 4:35 pm
Primoz Roglic moved closer to clinching his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title after increasing his lead on the final test in the mountains.
Posted: September 2, 2021, 6:23 pm
An emotional Sarah Storey said she felt "overwhelmed" after becoming Britain's most successful Paralympian Thursday with her 17th gold medal, 29 years after her first.
Posted: September 2, 2021, 5:23 am
Cyclist Sarah Storey made history Thursday when she became Britain's most successful Paralympics athlete with her 17th gold and 28th medal of a career that started 29 years ago in the swimming pool at Barcelona in 1992.
Posted: September 2, 2021, 5:18 am
Odd Christian Eiking, who held the overall lead for a week, was right when he said the Lagos de Covadonga stage would be "very decisive."
Posted: September 1, 2021, 11:41 pm
At the Tokyo Paralympics, Oksana Masters claimed gold in women's H4-5 cycling time trial. She now owns Paralympic medals in four sports.
Posted: September 1, 2021, 4:30 pm
Fabio Jakobsen celebrated his 25th birthday with his third stage win at this year's Spanish Vuelta. Christian Eiking still holds the overall lead.
Posted: August 31, 2021, 11:57 pm
Cycling queen Sarah Storey said she had to conquer a "race of truth" Tuesday as she claimed a British record-equalling 16th Paralympics gold medal.
Posted: August 31, 2021, 4:04 am
Majka finished almost a minute-and-a-half ahead of the stage's second-place finisher Steven Kruijswijk.
Posted: August 29, 2021, 7:34 pm
The former Tour de France runner-up came out of his slump to win his first major stage since 2017.
Posted: August 28, 2021, 7:09 pm
Senechal defeated Matteo Trentin in the final sprint to secure his first Grand Tour success.
Posted: August 27, 2021, 6:15 pm
Magnus Cort Nielsen earned another sprint victory at the Spanish Vuelta to win a hot and hilly 12th stage, while Odd Christian Eiking kept the race lead.
Posted: August 26, 2021, 4:54 pm
Primoz Roglic prevailed on the steep final climb to earn his second stage victory in this year's Spanish Vuelta, cutting into Odd Christian Eiking's overall lead.
Posted: August 25, 2021, 5:16 pm
Shawn Morelli, the track cyclist who won the first U.S. gold in 2016, earned the first U.S. medal five years later.
Posted: August 25, 2021, 8:03 am
Michael Storer won his second stage in this year's Spanish Vuelta, with Primoz Roglic losing the overall lead to Odd Christian Eiking.
Posted: August 24, 2021, 4:18 pm
Paris-Roubaix 2021: When is it, who is on the starting list and how can I follow the cobbled classic?
Whether or not Paris-Roubaix is the toughest one-day race in cycling remains a moot point, particularly if you are Belgian, but is is certainly one of the most evocative in the men's – and now women's – calendar.
Posted: August 23, 2021, 1:23 pm
Damiano Caruso won the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta, with Primoz Roglic finishing second to keep the overall lead.
Posted: August 22, 2021, 5:07 pm
Damiano Caruso won the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, with Primoz Roglic finishing second to keep the overall lead. Caruso was in front for the last 70 kilometers (43 miles) of the 188-kilometer (116-mile) ride from Puerto Lumbreras to a summit finish atop the beyond-category Alto de Velefique. Caruso was coming off a second-place finish overall at the Giro d'Italia, his best finish yet at a Grand Tour race.
Posted: August 22, 2021, 3:41 pm
Alejandro Valverde has undergone surgery on his collarbone that he broke during a crash that knocked him out of the Spanish Vuelta, his Movistar team said.
Posted: August 22, 2021, 12:23 am
Fabio Jakobsen sprinted to win the Spanish Vuelta's eighth stage, while Primoz Roglic kept the lead before the race returns to the mountains.
Posted: August 21, 2021, 11:59 pm
Storer said he set himself a goal of winning a stage and that now it's time for a new mark to strive for.
Posted: August 21, 2021, 3:01 am
Magnus Cort Nielsen won the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta after holding off a hard-charging Primoz Roglic.
Posted: August 19, 2021, 4:37 pm