Contador crashes, Van Genechten wins stage

2016-08-26 19:11

Jonas Van Genechten timed his sprint perfectly to win Friday's stage seven of the Tour of Spain.


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International Cycling

Yates attacks to win Vuelta sixth stage

2016-08-25 21:30

Britain's Simon Yates claimed stage six of the Vuelta a Espana on Thursday with a gutsy solo attack for his first Grand Tour stage win.

International Cycling

France's Calmejane claims Vuelta fourth stage

2016-08-23 19:15

Frenchman Lilian Calmejane claimed his first ever professional stage win on the fourth stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Tuesday.

International Cycling

Froome's Vuelta bid off to perfect start

2016-08-20 22:11

Chris Froome's Team Sky came out on top in the opening-stage team time-trial on the Vuelta on Saturday.

International Cycling

Kruijswijk out of Vuelta after crash

2016-08-25 11:37

Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk has withdrawn from the Vuelta a Espana after suffering in a crash during Wednesday's fifth stage.

International Cycling

Geniez wins Vuelta Stage 3, Fernandez leads overall

2016-08-22 19:40

France's Alexandre Geniez stormed to victory on stage three of the Vuelta a Espana as Ruben Fernandez moved into the overall lead.

International Cycling

Froome ready for 'big challenge' in Vuelta

2016-08-19 08:32

Chris Froome headlines a star-studded field, looking to become the first man to win the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana in the same year since 1978.

International Cycling

Meersman grabs second win at Vuelta

2016-08-24 20:00

Belgian Gianni Meersman won stage five of the Vuelta a Espana, his second victory after also triumphing on stage two.

International Cycling

Meersman wins Vuelta second stage

2016-08-21 18:57

Belgium's Gianni Meersman claimed victory in a bunch sprint on the second stage of the Vuelta on Sunday.

International Cycling

Belgian Gilbert signs for Etixx

2016-08-16 21:17

Belgium's former world road race champion Philippe Gilbert will join Etixx next season, the team announced on Tuesday.

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Rio Olympics 2016

Sky's the limit for Olympic champion Doull

2016-08-16 15:52

Olympic track cycling champion Owain Doull will switch his focus to road racing in the immediate future after signing a contract with Team Sky.

Rio Olympics 2016

Irish cyclist blames Rio for bacterial pneumonia

2016-08-14 16:19

Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche says he developed a serious case of bacterial pneumonia while in Brazil to compete in the Olympic road race.

Rio Olympics 2016

Moolman happy with top 10 finish

2016-08-08 15:30

South African Olympic cyclist Ashleigh Moolman was content with a 10th-place finish in the Women's Road Race event.

Rio Olympics 2016

Blast at cycling event was controlled explosion

2016-08-06 19:34

A small blast shook the area near the finish line of the men's cycling road race with about 70 kilometers to go in the race.

International Cycling

Roche swaps Sky in favour of BMC

2016-08-01 15:00

Irishman Nicolas Roche will leave Team Sky to join up with BMC for next season, the American outfit have announced.

International Cycling

ITT specialist Martin joins Katusha

2016-08-16 11:58

Three-time world time-trial champion Tony Martin of Germany will ride for Katusha the next two seasons, the Russian team announced.

Rio Olympics 2016

'Spartacus' Cancellara reclaims ITT gold

2016-08-10 18:37

Fabian Cancellara capped his remarkable career with his second Olympic gold medal.

Rio Olympics 2016

Belgium's Van Avermaet prevails in brutal road race

2016-08-06 21:33

Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium outsprinted Jakob Fuglsang and Rafal Majka to win the men's Olympic road race.

International Cycling

Evans' Oz race joins UCI WorldTour

2016-08-03 10:00

Cadel Evans says he has achieved his vision for his namesake race with its placement on the UCI WorldTour racing calendar.

International Cycling

World champion Sagan joins BORA

2016-08-01 11:35

Slovakia's road race world champion Peter Sagan has signed for German team BORA-Hansgrohe on a three-year deal, starting in 2017.

International Cycling

Froome spearheads Team Sky's Vuelta squad

2016-08-15 14:43

Three-time TDF champion Chris Froome will lead Team Sky's line-up at the forthcoming Vuelta a Espana.

Rio Olympics 2016

Froome takes a fancy to rugby Sevens

2016-08-10 17:16

2016 Tour de France winner Chris Froome said that if he wasn't at the Olympics as a cyclist, he would've loved to play rugby sevens.

International Cycling

Contador wins Tour of Burgos title

2016-08-06 19:44

Alberto Contador secured the Tour of Burgos title after a second-place finish on the fifth and final stage in the mountains in northern Spain.

International Cycling

Former Giro winner Hesjedal to retire

2016-08-02 08:41

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal will retire at the end of the season after a 18-year career, his team Trek announced.



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