Cycling teams warn of 'mafia' doping controls, want more blood tests

2019-12-04 21:53

Cycling teams have demanded an increase in out of competition blood tests, insisting that they fear the "existence of mafia doping protocols outside of the teams' structures".


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Quintana targets Tour de France with new French outfit

2019-11-24 17:08

Two-time Grand Tour winner Nairo Quintana will target victory in all the races he takes part in with his new French outfit Arkea Samsic.


Valverde to race 2020 Tour de France

2019-11-18 19:41

Veteran Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde will compete in next year's Tour de France as part of his preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games.


Cycling federation to re-test samples after doping probe

2019-11-28 14:39

The international cycling federation has ordered the re-testing of samples over two seasons following new revelations linked to the Aderlass doping scandal.


Cycling great Poulidor laid to rest

2019-11-19 13:45

Hundreds of mourners gathered in the village of Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat for the funeral of cycling great Raymond Poulidor.


Van der Poel bags cyclo-cross event after cycling legend granddad Poulidor's death

2019-11-16 19:19

Dutch cycling ace Mathieu van der Poel won a World Cup cyclo-cross event in the Czech Republic just three days after his legendary grandfather Raymond Poulidor's death.


Defending Cape Epic champions return - with help - in 2020

2019-11-28 13:40

SCOTT-SRAM MTB-Racing's Nino Schurter and Lars Forster will be back to defend their title at the 2020 Absa Cape Epic.


Froome's Olympic hopes dented by Team GB quota

2019-11-19 13:40

If Chris Froome is to fulfil his ambition of making a tilt for gold at the 2020 Olympic Games road race, he will have one fewer teammate than five of his rivals.


Froome crash underlines 'scary' dangers of cycling - Bernal

2019-11-15 16:19

Tour de France winner Egan Bernal says competitive cyclists are only ever one corner from catastrophe, reflecting on Chris Froome's high-speed crash in June.

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French cycling's eternal runner-up Poulidor dies

2019-11-13 13:56

French cyclist Raymond Poulidor, who gained huge affection as an eternal runner-up in the Tour de France, has died at the age of 83.


Tour of California shelved for 2020

2019-10-30 13:34

The Tour of California will disappear from the cycling calendar in 2020, its organisers announced, adding they hoped this was a "hiatus," not the end of the road.


New-look NTT Pro Cycling reveals roster

2019-11-13 09:59

NTT Pro Cycling, a UCI WorldTour cycling team based in South Africa, have unveiled their team for the 2020 season as they rebrand from Team Dimension Data.


Froome says hip surgery went perfectly

2019-11-08 21:17

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome said surgery to remove a metal plaque and six screws from his hip went perfect.


Elite cycling centre boss sacked after bullying claims

2019-11-04 20:40

The head of the elite World Cycling Centre Frederic Magne has been removed from his post in Switzerland by the International Cycling Union.


Olympic, TDF dreams driving Froome recovery

2019-10-26 20:31

Still limping Chris Froome is fighting back from less than zero in what he describes as an unprecedented bid to win another Tour de France in 2020.


Ex-Team Sky coach Sutton storms out of doping probe medical tribunal

2019-11-12 16:55

The ex-head coach of British Cycling and Team Sky, Shane Sutton, has reacted with fury after being forced to defend himself against accusations of bullying, doping and lying.


1948 Olympics cycling champion Jacques Dupont dies aged 91

2019-11-04 14:27

French cyclist Jacques Dupont, who won a gold medal at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, has died at the age of 91, his family announced on Monday.


Ex-British Cycling doctor to admit he 'told a lot of lies'

2019-10-29 21:24

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman will tell a medical tribunal he "told a lot of lies" and ordered the banned substance testosterone.


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