Froome wins Velo d'Or award for 3rd time

2017-10-17 14:29

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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International Cycling

Steep challenge for Froome in 2018 TDF

2017-10-17 12:55

Chris Froome could face his toughest Tour de France challenge so far in 2018 after organisers unveiled a new route.

International Cycling

Bakelants to undergo 'urgent' back surgery

2017-10-12 18:56

Belgian cyclist Jan Bakelants will undergo "urgent" surgery on the injury he suffered in last weekend's horror crash in the Giro di Lombardia.

International Cycling

Italian Trentin wins Paris-Tours

2017-10-08 19:12

Italy's Matteo Trentin continued his fine season by winning the historic Paris-Tours one-day classic race.

International Cycling

Ravine fall victim Bakelants out of intensive care

2017-10-16 20:24

Jan Bakelants, who broke two vertebrae and suffered seven rib fractures in a shocking fall during the Giro di Lombardia is out of intensive care.

International Cycling

Degenkolb to start training following breathing problem

2017-10-10 07:11

John Degenkolb will resume training in two weeks following breathing problems that left him in hospital.

International Cycling

Bakelants fractures ribs in horror fall

2017-10-08 17:18

Belgium's Jan Bakelants suffered fractured ribs and vertebrae in a shocking crash during the Giro di Lombardia.

International Cycling

Wiggins' coach axed by British Cycling - reports

2017-10-13 19:57

Heiko Salzwedel, who coached his British team pursuit colleagues to 2016 Olympic gold, has been sacked by British Cycling, according to reports.

Tour de France

Valverde to miss Tour de France

2017-10-09 15:24

Top Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde has revealed that he would target the Giro d'Italia and la Vuelta a Espana next season, but said he would skip the Tour de France.

International Cycling

Nibali closes season with Giro di Lombardia win

2017-10-07 19:58

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali won the Giro di Lombardia, the final one-day classic of the season, in a race overshadowed by the spectacular crash of Belgium's Laurens De Plus.

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International Cycling

Nibali expecting to be a marked man in Lombardy

2017-10-06 21:36

Vincenzo Nibali expects to have the eyes of the peloton trained on him as he bids to win a second Giro di Lombardia in his homeland.

International Cycling

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

2017-10-04 13:57

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

International Cycling

Pantani not murdered, Italian supreme court rules

2017-09-28 18:17

Italy's supreme court has ruled definitively that former cycling star Marco Pantani was not murdered, Italian media reported.

International Cycling

Sagan wins historic third straight world title

2017-09-24 17:19

Slovakia's Peter Sagan pipped Norway's Alexander Kristoff in a photo-finish to win a historic third straight world title in Bergen.

International Cycling

Degenkolb in hospital over 'breathing problems'

2017-09-22 15:30

German one-day classics specialist John Degenkolb has been hospitalised with a breathing problem, his Trek team revealed.

International Cycling

Sky's Moscon in trouble again

2017-10-04 22:49

Gianni Moscon of Team Sky was again in the spotlight for the wrong reasons after a rival cyclist accused him of purposefully causing a fall.

International Cycling

Rumsas Jr fails dope test in Italy

2017-10-03 22:13

Raimondas Rumsas Jr, older son of the former professional rider Raimondas Rumsas, has been suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.

International Cycling

Colombian great Herrera fighting skin cancer

2017-09-26 13:18

Colombian former Vuelta a Espana winner Luis Herrera says he contracted skin cancer as a result of his exposure to the sun during his career.

International Cycling

Blaak wins world title despite crash

2017-09-23 20:34

Chantal Blaak overcame a painful crash to take a surprise victory in the women's world championship road race in Bergen.

International Cycling

Pre-Giro doper Pirazzi banned for four years

2017-10-04 16:34

Stefano Pirazzi, who was thrown out of the 2017 Giro D'Italia, has been banned for his positive doping test from April.

International Cycling

Matthews rues 'wasted energy' as Sagan wins

2017-09-25 11:13

Australia's Michael Matthews was left ruing a tactical blunder as he had to settle for bronze at the world road race championships.


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