The hidden risk of being a healthy cyclist

2017-09-23 08:03

Endurance athletes’ lifestyle may make them more susceptible to potentially fatal Deep Vein Thrombosis. Here are the risk factors and symptoms to watch out for.

Degenkolb in hospital over 'breathing problems'

2017-09-22 15:30

German one-day classics specialist John Degenkolb has been hospitalised with a breathing problem, his Trek team revealed.

Women need organiser, TV support, says UCI chief

2017-09-22 11:17

Newly-elected UCI president David Lappartient called on race organisers and television companies to give more attention to women's cycling.

Frenchman David Lappartient new UCI president

2017-09-21 12:51

Frenchman David Lappartient will succeed Briton Brian Cookson as UCI president after winning a landslide election in Bergen.

Froome happy to end 'unforgettable' year

2017-09-20 22:33

Chris Froome may have missed out on the gold medal but the Briton was still delighted with bronze in Norway at the end of the best season of his career.

Rio redemption as Van Vleuten wins world title

2017-09-19 19:27

Veteran Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten put a Rio horror fall behind her when she won the world individual time-trial gold medal by a comfortable margin.

Froome looks to cap year with world title

2017-09-19 14:29

Chris Froome has a chance to end his best ever season on yet another high when he tackles the hilly world time-trial championships course in Bergen.

Froome's Sky recruit Van Baarle

2017-09-18 17:57

Promising all-rounder Dylan van Baarle will race as an understudy to Chris Froome at Sky next season.

Davids achieves career first with Jock Tour title

2017-09-17 20:58

In-form Brendon Davids achieved a career first when he raced to victory in the three-day Bestmed Jock Tour.

Froome's Sky wilt as Sunweb win world team trial

2017-09-17 19:50

Tom Dumoulin led Sunweb to victory in the world team time trial at Bergen ahead of Rohan Dennis's BMC Racing and Chris Froome's Sky.


Frenchman Cosnefroy wins U-23 world title

2017-09-22 20:21

Benoit Cosnefroy of France has won the men's under-23 world road race title in Bergen in Norway.

You’re not burning as many calories as you think

2017-09-22 11:45

Most of us overestimate how much energy we burn on the bike. Here’s how to get a more accurate number.

New UCI president vows to avoid another 'Armstrong affair'

2017-09-21 22:11

Frenchman David Lappartient said his main job after being elected the new president of the UCI was to maintain cycling's credibility.

Bike change storm in a tea-cup for Dumoulin

2017-09-21 08:25

Tom Dumoulin sparked a storm when his promptings led to cycling bosses agreeing to let riders change bikes during the world championships time-trial.

Dumoulin stuns Froome to win time-trial world title

2017-09-20 19:55

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin took a stunning victory in the men's time-trial at the the world championships in Bergen.

2018 Cape Epic route to showcase Cape wonders

2017-09-19 15:36

The 2018 Absa Cape Epic route has been created to be balanced and bold from showcasing Table Mountain to the Val de Vie Estate.

Around the world in 79 days: British cyclist smashes record

2017-09-18 20:35

A British cyclist has set a new world record by travelling around the globe in 79 days -- beating the fictional exploits of Phileas Fogg by a day.

Giro d'Italia unveils challenging Israel start

2017-09-18 16:35

Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso helped unveil plans for a challenging start to the 2018 Giro d'Italia in Israel.

Julius risks all to win Stage 2 of Jock Tour

2017-09-17 20:47

Jayde Julius risked all when he joined an early breakaway on the second stage of the Bestmed Jock Tour, but his gamble paid off.

Poorly Degenkolb out of worlds

2017-09-17 17:53

German team leader John Degenkolb has pulled out of the world championships in Bergen, Norway with a respiratory problem.

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