Chris Froome produced an astonishing lone attack to roar into the overall lead at the Giro d’Italia on Friday, winning stage 19 with a performance that will go down in cycling folklore.
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Italy’s Elia Viviani claimed his fourth win of the Giro d’Italia on Friday after edging a bunch sprint on the 17th stage at Iseo as the rained poured down, with Britain’s Simon Yates retaining the overall lead.
Britain’s Simon Yates took another step towards winning the Giro d’Italia after coming through the stage 16 time trial with a 56-second overall lead on Tuesday.
Cycling’s governing body has suspended Astana Pro Team sports director Lars Michaelsen for 50 days after he nearly ran over a volunteer marshal at this month’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Irishman Sam Bennett made a perfectly timed break to win the 12th stage of the Giro, a 213-kilometre ride from Osimo that ends in a sprint finish on the Imola racing circuit, amid a heavy downpour on Thursday.
Britain’s Simon Yates launched a stinging attack in the final phase to extend his lead in the overall classification and win the 11th stage of Giro d’Italia on Wednesday.
Slovenian rider Matej Mohoric sprinted to victory in the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday, while there was no change in the general classification, with Simon Yates retaining the pink jersey.
Britain’s Simon Yates timed his final sprint to perfection to claim Giro d’Italia ninth stage and extend his lead in the overall classification on Sunday.
Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz went solo in the finale to claim the Giro d’Italia eighth stage, a 208-km ride from Praia a Mare, as Briton Simon Yates retained the overall lead on Saturday.
Italian Enrico Battaglin launched a late attack to win the 153-kilometre fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia from Agrigento to Santa Ninfa on Wednesday.
Belgian Tim Wellens lived up to expectations on Tuesday when he won the Giro d’Italia fourth stage, a treacherous 202km ride from Catania with a steep finish, as Chris Froome struggled.
Belgian Greg van Avermaet won the Tour de Yorkshire after the BMC rider clinched the overall lead at the end of the final stage in Leeds on Sunday.
Italian Elia Viviani of the Quick-Step Floors team sealed his second consecutive Giro d’Italia stage win on Sunday when he was the fastest in a bunch sprint finish in the third stage in Eilat.
Quick-Step rider Elia Viviani grabbed his second grand tour win at the Giro d’Italia on Saturday as Australian Rohan Dennis took the overall lead after the second stage.
Defending champion Tom Dumoulin claimed the overall lead at the Giro d’Italia on Friday as the Dutchman won the opening time trial in Jerusalem.
Britain’s Chris Froome crashed on a recon ride ahead of the opening day’s time trial at the Giro d’Italia in Jerusalem on Friday.
Defending Giro d’Italia champion Tom Dumoulin said on Thursday that the allegations against fellow competitor Chris Froome were harming cycling and he saw no problem with his rival participating in the event.
Britain’s Chris Froome says he is not even contemplating missing the Tour de France and is confident the investigation into his adverse doping test at last year’s Vuelta a Espana will clear him of wrongdoing.
Britain’s Chris Froome will lead Team Sky at next month’s Giro d’Italia as he aims to secure his first title in the grueling road race while under investigation over an adverse doping test result at last year’s Vuelta a Espana.
Luxembourg’s Bob Jungels upset the pre-race favorites to ride solo to victory in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege ‘Monument’ classic on Sunday.
Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong on Thursday agreed to pay $5 million to settle a federal suit claiming he defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, by using performance-enhancing drugs, his attorney said.
British sprinter Mark Cavendish will return to action at next month’s Tour de Yorkshire after recovering from injuries sustained during a crash in March, race organizers Welcome to Yorkshire said on Wednesday.
World champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic race over 257km on Sunday.
Belgian rider Michael Goolaerts has died after suffering a cardiac arrest during the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic, his team Veranda’s Willems-Crelan said in a statement on Sunday.
Mohamed “Ibn Nufal” Nufal, 24, kisses his mother goodbye in Cairo’s Tahrir Square as he sets off for the World Cup in Russia – on a bicycle.
World champion Matthew Glaetzer, favorite to win the men’s sprint gold at the Commonwealth Games, crashed out of the preliminary rounds on Saturday after an “embarrassing” tactical blunder against Malaysian rank outsider Muhammad Sahrom.
Since the retirement of Anna Meares after the Games in Rio de Janeiro, Australia has longed for a successor to the hard-bitten coalminer’s daughter who extracted gold, silver and bronze from four Olympic velodromes.
Cycling’s Hammer Series will roll into Hong Kong in October with one of the men behind the novel all-action format predicting it could become the two-wheeled version of Twenty20 cricket.
Dutchman Niki Terpstra claimed an impressive solo victory on Sunday to add the Tour of Flanders to his 2014 Paris-Roubaix title for his second triumph in a ‘Monument’ classic.
Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games to recover from injuries he sustained in a horrific crash at last week’s Milan-San Remo race, his team announced on Friday.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) will use X-ray technology and randomly select bikes to dismantle following a race in an increased effort to fight technological fraud, the governing body said on Wednesday.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) will use X-ray equipped trucks on Grand Tour stages and leading classic races this season following an increase in concerns about riders using motors inside their bikes.
Vincenzo Nibali timed his move to perfection to claim the Milan-San Remo “Monument” classic as he just held off the sprint specialists over 291km on Saturday.
Former world champion Michal Kwiatkowski claimed the Tirreno-Adriatico week-long race as he retained the overall leader’s blue jersey after the final individual time trial on Tuesday.
Spain’s Marc Soler was rewarded for his long-rage attack in the final stage as he beat Britain’s Simon Yates by four seconds to win the Paris-Nice race on Sunday.
Team Sky suffered a bad day at the Paris-Nice race on Friday as Dutchman Wout Poels crashed out during the sixth stage won by France’s Rudy Molard.
Britain’s Mark Cavendish suffered a fractured rib after crashing during the opening stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico in Italy, his team said on Thursday.
Cycling’s governing body (UCI) should investigate if Team Sky broke anti-doping rules, UCI President David Lappartient told the BBC on Wednesday.
The prize money for the 2018 Women’s Tour has been increased to match the corresponding men’s race, the Tour of Britain, for the first time, organizers said on Wednesday.
Britain’s first Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman need to come forward and give a full explanation of how they used asthma drugs, according to the team’s ex-coach Shane Sutton.
Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has defended himself against accusations he and Team Sky used permitted medication for performance gain and said he was the victim of a malicious smear.
Team Sky crossed an “ethical line” by using permitted medication to enhance the performance of Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins, said a British parliamentary committee report published on Monday.
American Chloe Dygert broke the 3,000m individual pursuit world record twice on her way to gold at the track world championships on Saturday as she took her second gold of the week.
Home favorite Kirsten Wild claimed her second gold medal of the week as she won the women’s omnium at the UCI world track championships in Apeldoorn on Friday.
Hosts the Netherlands enjoyed a stunning opening night at the UCI world track championships with two gold medals including beating Jason Kenny’s British trio in the team sprint on Wednesday.
Olympic champion Laura Kenny says she is surprised how quickly her form has returned as she prepares for this week’s world track championships in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
Chris Froome will ride in the Giro d’Italia this year and try to defend his Tour de France title even if an investigation into his adverse doping test is ongoing, the Briton said as he prepared to launch his season on Wednesday.