ARTICLES RELATING TO CYCLING

Pelucchi wins on Day 1 in Mallorca

2015-01-29 19:54

Italy's Matteo Pelucchi won the Trofeo Santanyi-Ses Salinas-Campos on the first day of the four-race Playa de Palma Challenge.

Lance was made 'a scapegoat'

2015-01-28 10:01

Lance Armstrong was the victim of "a witch hunt" and made a scapegoat by USADA, says former (UCI president Pat McQuaid.

Lance would race clean now, but not in '95

2015-01-27 05:00

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong says he would not resort to doping in the sport's current era.

Dennis wins Tour Down Under

2015-01-25 08:42

Australia's Rohan Dennis has won the Tour Down Under, ahead of compatriots Richie Porte and Cadel Evans.

Qhubeka to race Tour of California

2015-01-23 18:59

Team MTN-Qhubeka have been included in this years’ edition of the Amgen Tour of California, taking place from 10-17 May.

Impey loses out Down Under

2015-01-23 08:55

Australia's Steele Von Hoff timed his sprint to perfection to win the fourth stage of the UCI Tour Down Under.

Lance Armstrong 'deserves' ban

2015-01-22 07:47

US cycling great Greg LeMond has rejected calls for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's life ban to be reduced.

Bobridge leads breakaway to win

2015-01-20 10:38

Australian Jack Bobridge led a defiant breakaway group of four cyclists to take the first stage of the Tour Down Under.

Martin eyes opening TDF yellow

2015-01-15 12:49

Germany's Tony Martin says one of his priorities for the 2015 season is to pull on the yellow jersey as leader of the Tour de France.

CSA congratulates MTN-Qhubeka

2015-01-15 09:53

Cycling South Africa has congratulated MTN-Qhubeka on its wild card selection for the 2015 Tour de France.

Nibali outlines TDF prep

2015-01-14 11:46

Reigning Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali has revealed his preparation plans ahead of this year's race.

Cavendish likely to miss Rio

2015-01-09 08:32

Britain's Mark Cavendish has revealed that he is unlikely to race at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

New Cape Epic partner for Stransky

2015-01-08 11:04

1995 Rugby World Cup hero Joel Stransky will line up alongside Anriette Schoeman at this year's Absa Cape Epic.

Wiggins extends Team Sky stay

2015-01-05 14:56

Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins has extended his contract with Team Sky, the British team announced.

Top Italian award for Nibali

2015-01-01 12:16

Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali has been named champion of champions for 2014 by Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Gerrans out of Tour Down Under

2014-12-22 09:15

Australia's Simon Gerrans has broken a collarbone in a training accident and will not defend his Tour Down Under title.

Vinokourov defends Astana

2014-12-12 17:48

Astana manager Alexandre Vinokourov says they have nothing to hide ahead of their audit into their dealing of doping affairs.

2016 TDF to start in Normandy

2014-12-09 15:00

The 2016 edition of the Tour de France will start in the Manche department in Normandy, organisers ASO has confirmed.

Cause of Pantani death revealed

2014-12-04 15:06

Marco Pantani may have accidentally committed suicide after voluntarily ingesting a "mixture of medicinal drugs and cocaine".

MTN-Qhubeka joins Laureus

2014-12-02 13:26

Team MTN-Qhubeka has proudly joined the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’s elite group of sporting ambassadors.

5th Astana rider tests positive

2014-11-26 20:38

Astana, whose star rider is Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali, were rocked by yet another doping scandal.

Quintana to ride TDF, Vuelta

2014-11-21 22:10

The Movistar team says Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will compete in both the Tour de France and Spanish Vuelta next year.

20 bicycles to help KZN community

2014-11-20 08:47

The manufacturers of Alpecin has donated 20 bicycles to an impoverished KwaZulu Natal community through the Qhubeka Foundation.

Pedal your way to health and wellness

2014-11-19 10:08

Are you a racing snake, a weekend warrior or a recreational rider? Are you a mountain biker or a roadie?

Drobisch wins 94.7 cycle race

2014-11-16 13:20

Till Drobisch saw off a strong field to secure his maiden victory in the men's race at the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge.

 

Cavendish sprinting to Cape Town

2015-01-29 11:12

Prolific Tour de France sprinter Mark Cavendish has announced that he will race in the 2015 Cycle Tour in Cape Town.

Will more cyclists make the sport safer in 2015?

2015-01-27 14:20

Everybody is saying it: we need to get more people on bicycles on our roads.

Africa will have a Tour contender

2015-01-26 15:58

Africa's cyclists can have the same impact on the grand Tours as it's runners had on Olympic tracks, says Douglas Ryder.

Porte wins, Dennis retains lead

2015-01-24 11:36

Richie Porte blew the Tour Down Under field wide open on Willunga Hill, but failed to overhaul overall leader Rohan Dennis.

Stransky's surgery a success

2015-01-23 17:02

Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky is recovering after surgery to his broken collarbone suffered while training for the Absa Cape Epic.

Dennis upstages favourite Evans

2015-01-22 10:02

Rohan Dennis upstaged BMC team-mate and race favourite Cadel Evans to take the third stage of the Tour Down Under.

Impey edged Down Under

2015-01-21 10:16

Spain's Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle swooped past Daryl Impey in the last 50m to win the Stage 2 of the Tour Down Under.

Kittel wins Down Under prelude

2015-01-18 12:58

Marcel Kittel of Germany has shows early-season form by winning the People's Choice Classic, a prelude to the Tour Down Under.

'Voice of cycling' congratulates MTN-Qhubeka

2015-01-15 10:02

Phil Liggett has congratulated MTN-Qhubeka on becoming the first SA team to be invited to the Tour de France.

MTN-Qhubeka get TDF entry

2015-01-14 12:46

An African team will take part for the first time in the Tour de France when it starts in Utrecht next July, organisers have announced.

Froome driven by Contador

2015-01-13 15:07

2013 Tour de France champion Chris Froome has put his troubles behind him and has Alberto Contador in his sights.

Wiggins to launch own team

2015-01-08 14:20

Four-times Olympic champion and former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is launching his own professional cycling team.

TDF back on German TV

2015-01-07 14:42

German public broadcaster ARD will resume live coverage of cycling's biggest race the Tour de France in 2015 after four years.

Bono may never play guitar again

2015-01-05 10:40

Bono from U2, who was injured in a cycling accident, has had a slow recovery and fears that he may not be able to play the guitar again.

Olympic golden couple engaged

2014-12-25 23:14

British cycling 2012 Olympic gold medallists, Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, are engaged.

Ag2r to race Down Under

2014-12-13 10:14

Ag2r La Mondiale will make their 17th start in the Tour Down Under, the only team to have competed in every event.

Astana retain World Tour licence

2014-12-11 08:41

Doping-scandal tainted Astana, whose leading rider is this year's Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali, were on Wednesday granted a World Tour licence for the 2015 season by the International Cycling Union.

Banned doc denies Astana link

2014-12-09 14:04

A doctor banned for life for doping offences involving top athletes has hit back at reports of a meeting with the Astana cycling team.

Froome to target 2015 TDF

2014-12-02 13:55

Former TDF champion Chris Froome scotched doubts about his commitment to the 2015 race by declaring that it will his "main focus".

Nibali 'not leaving' Astana

2014-11-28 14:05

TDF champion Vincenzo Nibali insists he will not quit the embattled team Astana following the doping positives of two team-mates.

Moolman Pasio wins Madiba race

2014-11-22 12:52

Ashleigh Moolman Pasio has won the women's cycling race at the Unite4Mandela.

Stars flock to SA's richest race

2014-11-20 15:30

Some of the biggest names in international and local cycling will take to the streets of Pretoria to show unity for Nelson Mandela.

Astana hit by another dope case

2014-11-19 14:19

Astana have been rocked by another doping case on Wednesday when the UCI said Kazakh Victor Okishev had tested positive.

SASCOC's Sam completes 94.7

2014-11-17 16:07

SASCOC president Gideon Sam has successfully completed Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg at the weekend.

Hinault wants justice for TDF

2014-11-12 12:52

Lance Armstrong has become a stain on the glorious cycling memories of French legend Bernard Hinault.

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