Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN.
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Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed victory on the first mountainous stage on this year’s route.
Australia’s Caleb Ewan claimed the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday after a bunch sprint at the end of a 221-kilometer ride from Carpi to Novi Ligure.
France’s Arnaud Demare won the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia, his first career victory in the race, a 145-km flat ride from Ravenna on Tuesday.
Primoz Roglic emerged as the overwhelming favorite for the Giro d’Italia title when the Slovenian won the ninth stage, a 34.8-km individual time trial from Riccione on Sunday.
Australian Caleb Ewan claimed a second career win on the Giro d’Italia when he prevailed in the eighth stage, a 239-km ride from Tortorelo Lido on Saturday.
Spain’s Pello Bilbao claimed the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday, a 185-km undulating ride from Vasto to L’Aquila.
Italian Fausto Masnada won the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia as Primoz Roglic lost the overall leader’s pink jersey to UAE Team Emirates rider Valerio Conti on Thursday.
German national champion Pascal Ackermann won a cold and wet fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia from Frascati to Terracina in a sprint finish on Wednesday.
Four European cyclists have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations following information from Austrian law enforcement authorities, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced on Wednesday.
Tom Dumoulin will start the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia despite an injury to his left knee sustained in a crash on Tuesday, Team Sunweb said on Wednesday.
British Cycling, criticized in the past for a ‘culture of fear’, announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite riders every six months.
Fernando Gaviria of Colombia won the third stage of the Giro d’Italia after Italian champion Elia Viviani was disqualified from the stage for dangerous sprinting, organisers said on Monday.
Switzerland coach Danilo Hondo has been sacked with immediate effect after the German said he was involved in blood doping, the Swiss Cycling federation said in a statement on Sunday.
Primoz Roglic may have made a strong impression in the opening time trial of the Giro d’Italia but the overall race favorites will need to peak during the final week when the peloton tackles the biggest climbs, Vincenzo Nibali’s coach said on Sunday.
German champion Pascal Ackermann made a dream Giro d’Italia debut when he timed his sprint to perfection to win the second stage, a 205-km ride from Bologna, on Sunday.
Primoz Roglic lived up to the hype as he smashed the competition to win the opening time trial of the Giro d’Italia and take the overall leader’s pink jersey on Saturday.
British rider Chris Lawless handed Team INEOS its first victory as he won the Tour de Yorkshire in Leeds on Sunday.
Owner of Team INEOS Jim Ratcliffe says he has no fears that the kind of controversies that have dogged Team Sky in recent years will make him regret his decision to invest in cycle racing, but warned he will not tolerate cheating.
Four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome rode his bike into a picturesque Yorkshire village on Wednesday saying it felt like a “new beginning” as Team Sky officially became Team INEOS.
Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang of Astana beat the pre-race favorites to ride solo to victory in the 105th Liege-Bastogne-Liege ‘Monument’ classic on Sunday.