The UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD) has closed its Team Sky “mystery package” investigation and will not be making any charges, it said on Wednesday.
The British Cycling doctor at the center of Team Sky’s “jiffy bag” saga has resigned due to ill health, the organization said in a statement on Friday.
PARIS (Reuters) – Tom Dumoulin should be Chris Froome’s main rival as the Briton targets a record-equalling fifth title in the 2018 Tour de France, the route for which was unveiled on Tuesday.
Belgian rider Jan Bakelants is on the road to recovery following spinal surgery after suffering multiple fractures to his vertebrae in a horror fall at the Giro di Lombardia this month.
Italian Vincenzo Nibali used his descent skills to claim an impressive victory in the Giro Di Lombardia “Monument” classic for the second time on Saturday.
Multiple Olympic track cycling champion Jason Kenny has reversed a decision to retire after the 2016 Rio Games and is back on his bike in search of a seventh gold medal at Tokyo in 2020.
Peter Sagan stayed quiet all day before timing his effort to perfection in the final sprint to become the first rider to claim three road race world championship titles in a row on Sunday.
Australian Mathew Hayman blamed the service cars for a crash which forced him to retire from the road race at the cycling world championships on Sunday.
Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands crushed his rivals to claim a maiden individual time trial title at the road cycling world championships on Wednesday, crowning a superb season after winning the Giro d‘Italia in May.
France’s David Lappartient will beat incumbent Brian Cookson to be elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) if the body’s European delegates vote as one, former UCI chief Pat McQuaid told Reuters.
Israel will host the three opening stages of next year’s Giro d‘Italia, the first time a cycling classic race will be held outside Europe, organizers said on Monday.
A British endurance cyclist has smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation of the planet on a bicycle, riding 18,000 miles (29,000km) in under 80 days.
Cycling Australia has been forced into an embarrassing backflip over selections for next week’s road world championships in Norway after drawing criticism for failing to fill its quota of women riders.
Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren over their exclusion from the Rio 2016 Olympics, their coach said on Tuesday.
Chris Froome became the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana and the third rider to win a double of the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same season when he finished the race by retaining his advantage over Vincenzo Nibali on Sunday.
Dutchman Lars Boom sealed a second overall victory in the Tour of Britain as Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen won the final stage to Cardiff on Sunday.
Chris Froome virtually secured his first Vuelta a Espana victory by coming third in the decisive stage 20 on Saturday as Alberto Contador took the stage victory with a typically brave attack on the Alto de L’Angliru, a dream finale to his eventful career.
Vuelta a Espana overall leader Chris Froome lost a huge chunk of his advantage on stage 17’s steep final climb, with Austrian Stefan Denifl showing grit to win on Wednesday.
Matteo Trentin completed a hat-trick of stage wins in the Vuelta A Espana by finishing fastest in the bunch sprint at the end of Stage 13 on Friday while Chris Froome retained his overall lead.
Chris Froome moved closer to winning the Vuelta a Espana title after coming second in the high mountain Stage 11 on Wednesday and opening up a gap of one minute 19 seconds in the general classification.
Geraint Thomas will resume his crash-hit season at the Tour of Britain which starts this weekend, having recovered from a fractured collarbone that ended the Team Sky rider’s Tour de France.
Matteo Trentin powered past Jose Joaquin Rojas to win a rain-hit stage 10 of the Vuelta a Espana, while Chris Froome retained the red jersey.
Tour de France ’king of the mountains’ winner Warren Barguil was kicked out of the Vuelta a España after the French rider refused to obey team orders, Team Sunweb said on Saturday.
Australian cyclist Jack Bobridge, who won silver medals in the team pursuit at the last two Olympics, was arrested in Perth this week on charges of dealing in ecstasy, local media reported on Friday.
Alexey Lutsenko held on for his biggest career win in stage five of the Vuelta A Espana on Wednesday, with Chris Froome staying in the red jersey and extending his overall lead.
Matteo Trentin beat Spaniard Juan Jose Lobato in a final straight sprint to win stage four of the Vuelta A Espana on Tuesday when Chris Froome retained the overall lead.
Chris Froome became the new leader of the Vuelta A Espana on Monday after finishing third in the mountainous stage three as Italian Vincenzo Nibali snatched the stage win in the final 400m of the race in the Pyrenees in Andorra.
Chris Froome’s bid to win the Vuelta a Espana for the first time got off to a strong start as the Briton’s Team Sky came fourth in the team time trial in stage one on Saturday in Nimes, which was won by BMC Racing.
Spain’s former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez has been suspended with immediate effect after testing positive for banned growth hormones, cycling’s governing body said on Thursday.
German sprinter Marcel Kittel has left Belgium’s Quick-Step Floors and signed a two-year deal with Swiss cycling team Katusha Alpecin.
The Vuelta is where everything started for Chris Froome and it could well be where he moves closer to the greatest grand tour riders as the Tour de France champion attempts a unique double in the modern era.
Australian cyclist Stephen Wooldridge, a former Olympic and world champion, has died at the age of 39.
Team Sky rider Luke Rowe has broken his right leg during a white-water rafting trip and is set for a lengthy lay-off, the team said in a statement.
Twice Tour de France champion Alberto Contador will hang up his racing bike after this year’s Vuelta a Espana, bringing to an end the career of one of the world’s greatest cyclists.
Two-times British road champion Peter Kennaugh will leave Team Sky at the end of the season after signing a two-year contract with German team Bora-Hansgrohe.
Norway’s Alexander Kristoff burst clear of the field to win the 183-km RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday.
Brian Cookson, facing an election challenge for his presidency of cycling’s governing body the UCI, launched a strong defence of his stewardship on Friday and said he expects to win another four-year period in office.
Team Sky rider Mikel Landa has spoken of his anger at missing out on the Tour de France podium by one second, saying he sacrificed his chances on the Col d’Izoard finish.
Britain’s Mark Cavendish hopes to extend his career for a “few more years” as he targets Eddy Merckx’s Tour de France stage wins record and the madison gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed he will take on a “vicious” Vuelta a Espana next month aiming to complete one of cycling’s toughest doubles.
In the morning glow on Saturday, a procession of exhausted cyclists will finish a long pilgrimage in the streets of Henderson.
Not content with having been part of the fastest ever team to cycle across Europe, Egyptian endurance athlete Helmy Elsaeed is turning his attention to a challenge closer to home – and then potentially the Winter Olympics.
Chris Froome put on a near-perfect performance to claim his fourth Tour de France and move within one title of cycling’s greatest on Sunday as Team Sky tightened their grip on the classic race.
Chris Froome kept his composure in a hostile environment as he virtually secured a fourth Tour de France title after extending his overall lead with a good showing in Saturday’s 22.5-km time trial through the streets of Marseille.
Only 22 km realistically stands between Chris Froome and a third consecutive Tour de France triumph but the British rider says he cannot rest easy.
Edvald Boasson Hagen ended a run of near-misses to take stage 19 of the Tour de France on an uneventful day for race leader Chris Froome who moved to the brink of overall victory on Friday.
It is 32 years since French cycling fans had a home hero to cheer as overall winner of the Tour de France, but Warren Barguil showed signs on Thursday that he could be the man to eventually end the victory drought.
Tour de France leader Chris Froome remained rock-solid on a thrilling Col d’Izoard climb on Thursday and now looks unstoppable in his bid for a fourth title in Paris.
Annemiek van Vleuten of the Netherlands attacked four kilometers (2.5 miles) from the finish on Thursday to win the first stage of La Course by Le Tour, the women’s race run by Tour de France organizers ASO.
Romain Bardet and Thibaut Pinot have been widely tipped to become the next French Tour de France winner, but three-time champion Greg LeMond believes Warren Barguil is the man to watch in the coming years.
Alberto Contador gave a glimpse of the old attacking style he hoped would allow him to challenge for overall victory in the Tour de France on Wednesday but the Spaniard’s audacious attacks ultimately counted for nothing.