Mark Cavendish won the second stage of the Tour of Turkey, a 144.9-km ride around Konya, to end a three-year dry spell on Monday.
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Cycling’s world governing body UCI on Wednesday condemned the racist abuse of Nacer Bouhanni after the Frenchman was targeted on social media following his disqualification for dangerous conduct from the Cholet–Pays de la Loire race last month.
Denmark’s Kasper Asgreen claimed the biggest victory of his career when he beat pre-race favourite Mathieu van der Poel to win the Tour of Flanders on Sunday.
Swiss Michael Schaer was disqualified from the Tour of Flanders for littering outside designated areas, organisers said on Sunday.
The Paris-Roubaix one-day cycling race has been moved from April to October due to the COVID-19 situation, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) said on Thursday.
British rider Jake Stewart will miss the upcoming Flanders classics after fracturing his hand in the incident in which Nacer Bouhanni found himself in hot water at the weekend.
The Vini Zabù team could miss out on participating in the Giro d’Italia after rider Matteo De Bonis tested positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO) and the Italian outfit were suspended by the International Cycling Union (UCI).
Cycling’s world governing body on Monday opened disciplinary proceedings against Team Arkea-Samsic’s Nacer Bouhanni for shoving Groupama–FDJ’s Jake Stewart into the barriers in the sprint finish at Cholet–Pays de la Loire race in France.
Briton Adam Yates won the Tour of Catalunya week-long race as the Ineos-Grenadiers team completed a 1-2-3 overall finish in Barcelona on Sunday.
BORA-hansgrohe were excluded from the Gent-Wevelgem race on Sunday after 17 team members were deemed to be close contacts of Britain’s Matthew Walls who tested positive for COVID-19 last week.
The BORA-hansgrohe cycling team was excluded from the Belgian E3 Saxo Bank Classic on Friday after one of its riders returned a positive COVID-19 test.
The 2023 Tour de France will set off from Bilbao, marking the sixth time in 10 editions that the world’s most famous cycling race starts outside France, its organisers said on Friday.
Bilbao is set to be named as the starting point for the 2023 Tour de France, local media reported on Thursday.
A decision on whether the Paris-Roubaix one-day classic race will be postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to be made, French sports minister Roxana Maracineanu said on Thursday.
The Paris-Roubaix one-day cycling race will not take place on April 11 as planned due to the COVID-19 situation, Le Parisien paper reported on its website on Wednesday.
Jim Ratcliffe, the co-owner of British cycling team Ineos Grenadiers, said general manager Dave Brailsford has his “full support” in the wake of former team doctor Richard Freeman’s medical tribunal scandal.
Belgian Jasper Stuyven won the Milan-Sanremo one-day race, the first ‘Monument’ classic of the season, with a late, unexpected attack at the bottom of the final hill on Saturday.
Tadej Pogacar wrapped up overall victory in the Tirreno-Adriatico week-long race by holding off Belgian Wout van Aert in the final individual time trial on Tuesday.
Maximilian Schachmann retained his Paris-Nice title after overnight race leader Primoz Roglic suffered an ordeal in the final stage, a 92km ride from Le-plan-du-Var to Levens on Sunday.
Mathieu van der Poel emptied his tank to take a solo win in the fifth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico on Sunday as Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar extended his overall lead in impressive style.
Former British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor Richard Freeman said he is not “a doping doctor” after a medical tribunal found him guilty of ordering banned testosterone in 2011.
Primoz Roglic strengthened his overall lead in the Paris-Nice race by powering to victory on the seventh stage on Saturday, a 119.2-km ride from Le Broc.
The former chief doctor for Team Sky and British Cycling was found guilty of ordering testosterone “knowing or believing it to be for an athlete to improve their athletic performance”, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service ruled on Friday.
The inaugural round of the UCI’s new track cycling Nations Cup due to be held in Newport in Wales has been cancelled because of COVID-19 restrictions, British Cycling said on Friday.
British professional cycling team Ineos Grenadiers said none of its riders had sought to use the testosterone Testogel which a medical tribunal concluded on Friday had been ordered by a disgraced former chief team doctor.
Mathieu van der Poel won the third stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico week-long race with an impressive sprint after 219 kilometres from Monticiano to Gualdo Tadino to beat Belgian Wout van Aert in yet another episode of the two riders’ rivalry.
Primoz Roglic claimed his second victory in this year’s Paris-Nice race as he won the sixth stage, a 202.4-km ride from Brignoles to Biot, to extend his overall lead on Friday.
World champion Julian Alaphilippe won the second stage of the week-long Tirreno-Adriatico race on Thursday with an impressive kick in the uphill finish to Chiusdino.
Vuelta a Espana champion Primoz Roglic claimed the overall leader’s yellow jersey in the Paris-Nice by winning the fourth stage, a 188-km hilly ride between Chalon-sur-Saone and Chiroubles on Wednesday.
Belgian Wout van Aert produced a flawless sprint to win the opening stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico race, a 156-km ride around Lido di Camaiore in Italy on Wednesday.
Stefan Bissegger of EF Education-Nippo moved into the overall lead of the Paris-Nice week-long race after narrowly winning the time trial in stage three in Gien on Tuesday, his first victory as a professional cyclist.
Dutchman Cees Bol won the second stage of the Paris-Nice weeklong race at the end of a crash-marred 188-km route between Oinville-sur-Montcient and Amilly on Monday.
Riders will be banned from celebratory hugs with their team mates after races as part of new COVID-19 protocols introduced this season by cycling’s governing body the UCI.
Belgium-based cycling team Alpecin-Fenix have withdrawn from the UAE Tour after one member of their staff tested positive for COVID-19, race organisers said on Monday.
Giro d’Italia champion Tao Geoghegan Hart said cycling has a “problem” with diversity and that he will sponsor an under-23 rider to join his former team Hagens Berman Axeon to help address the issue.
Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin has said riders should spend less time on TikTok and be proactive in making the sport safer following claims that they were not informed of or involved in the decision to ban the ‘super tuck’ position.
This year’s Vuelta a Espana will start in Burgos in central Spain with an individual time trial before ending in Santiago de Compostela three weeks later, organisers said on Thursday.
This year’s Giro d’Italia will start from the Piedmont region with an individual time trial in Turin, 160 years after it served as the first capital of the united Italy, organisers said on Thursday.
Veteran Geraint Thomas will lead the Ineos Grenadiers Tour de France bid this year with surprise Giro d’Italia winner Tao Geoghegan Hart in a supporting role, team boss Dave Brailsford said.
Former Giro d’Italia champion Tom Dumoulin is taking a break from cycling in order to ponder his future as a professional rider, his Jumbo-Visma team said on Saturday.
Spiralling COVID-19 infection rates in Portugal have forced the postponement of next month’s five-day Volta ao Algarve UCI ProSeries cycling race.
Triple world champion Peter Sagan will favour the Tour de France over the Olympics should he be forced to choose between the two flagship events of the 2021 season, the Slovak said on Sunday.
Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar and his UAE Emirates team mates has been vaccinated against COVID-19 at a training camp in Abu Dhabi, the team said on Friday.
Ineos Grenadiers rider Luke Rowe said on Tuesday he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Cycling managed to deliver an exhilarating, action-packed season that saw the younger generation, led by Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar, take power despite the season being shortened by the new coronavirus pandemic.
Italian Diego Ulissi is taking a break from cycling after being diagnosed with myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, his UAE Team Emirates said on Monday.
Ineos-Grenadiers rider Geraint Thomas suffered a dislocated shoulder in a crash on Sunday but the tough-as-nails Welshman said he would be back in training on Monday having escaped a fracture.
Briton Mark Cavendish is joining Deceuninck-Quick Step for the 2021 season, the Belgian outfit where the former world champion spent three years said on Saturday.
British rider Alex Dowsett has postponed his attempt at the hour record next month after testing positive for COVID-19, cycling’s governing body the UCI said on Wednesday.
Trek-Segafredo have lifted their suspension of junior world champion Quinn Simmons and the 19-year-old will join their off-season training camp before returning to competition next year, the Cyclingnews website reported.
Next year’s Tour de Yorkshire event has has been cancelled because of continued uncertainty about the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers announced on Wednesday.
British Cycling has dismissed one of its top coaches after finding him guilty of gross misconduct including inappropriate relationships with riders.