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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.

Froome revises TDF stance

2014-11-11 19:02

Chris Froome may elect to compete in next year's TDF after previously suggesting he was considering sitting it out.

Dad to cycle 1 600 km for diabetic son

2014-11-03 14:16

Gerhard Moolman, father of a diabetic son, will cycle from Johannesburg to Cape Town to raise awareness for diabetes.

Contador wins 4th Velo d'Or

2014-10-29 17:04

Alberto Contador has won the prestigious Velo d'Or award as the best rider of 2014 for the fourth time in his career.

Kittel wins big in Japan

2014-10-25 11:36

Marcel Kittel has won a sprint finish ahead of Peter Sagan and Alexander Kristoff to claim the Criterium de Saitama.

Voigt's hour record on the line

2014-10-23 14:14

Austrian rider Matthias Brandle will attempt to break cycling's historic hour record and eclipse Jens Voigt's mark of 51.1km.

2015 Cape Epic route unveiled

2014-10-22 15:00

The Absa Cape Epic will return to the slopes of Table Mountain in 2015 when the eight-day race’s Prologue is staged from UCT.

Alpe d'Huez finale for TDF

2014-10-22 12:22

For the first time in Tour de France history, Alpe d'Huez will be climbed on the penultimate stage of the 2015 edition.

Moolman Pasio: Award a bonus

2014-10-15 18:49

Ashleigh Moolman Pasio says winning the SA Sportswoman of the Year award will be a great bonus and a great end her season.

Tinkov's challenge no 'joke'

2014-10-13 20:31

According to Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team, Russian billionaire Oleg Tinkov's €1 million challenge is no "joke".

Wallays wins Paris-Tours

2014-10-12 17:47

Belgian Jelle Wallays was a surprise winner of the historic Paris-Tours one-day classic ahead of Thomas Voeckler.

Gilbert wins stage 2 of Tour of Beijing

2014-10-11 11:44

Reinardt Janse van Rensburg was edged into second place by Belgium's Philippe Gilbert.

Mega offer for cycling's Big 4

2014-10-09 11:24

A cool €1m is up for grabs for cycling's top four riders if they race all three Grand Tours in 2015.

Alonso misses UCI deadline

2014-10-08 18:15

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has missed his chance to register a professional cycling team for the 2015 season.

Valverde rises to top spot

2014-10-06 16:03

Alejandro Valverde finishes the season at the top-ranked road cyclist after Alberto Contador's withdrawal from the Tour of Beijing.

Cummings joins MTN-Qhubeka

2014-10-01 12:36

Team MTN-Qhubeka has announced that Stephen Cummings will be joining their ranks for the 2015 season.

 

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.

All set for Madiba sport day

2014-11-04 19:02

Martin Scheppel says he looks forward to stiff competition in the cycle race at the 2014 Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day.

Voigt's hour record smashed

2014-10-30 22:14

Matthias Brandle has set a new world hour record, trimming more than 700m off the old mark set by Jens Voigt.

Just how tough is the Cape Epic?

2014-10-28 12:18

The Absa Cape Epic 2015 route has been unveiled with the obligatory grimaces and no disappointments. Just how tough will it be?

USA Cycling bars Armstrong

2014-10-24 09:30

USA Cycling says Lance Armstrong can't ride in a South Carolina event with several of his former US Postal Service team-mates.

Contador plans Giro-TDF double

2014-10-22 21:00

Double champion Alberto Contador expressed delight as a mountainous 2015 Tour de France route was revealed.

Froome to skip 2015 TDF?

2014-10-22 14:31

Chris Froome has said he may skip the 2015 Tour de France because the course, which was revealed in Paris, doesn't suit him.

Hushovd defends Lance stance

2014-10-16 15:05

Former Norwegian cyclist Thor Hushovd defended his decision not to reveal he knew Lance Armstrong used banned substances.

Gilbert wins Tour of Beijing

2014-10-14 12:42

Belgium's Philippe Gilbert has won the final edition of the Tour of Beijing, in the shadow of the Bird's Nest stadium.

Martin wins Beijing Stage 4

2014-10-13 12:40

Ireland's Dan Martin has won the fourth stage of the Tour of Beijing with an extraordinary uphill sprint.

Farrar wins Beijing Stage 3

2014-10-12 14:08

Tyler Farrar has won the third stage of the Tour of Beijing as full competition resumed a day after stage two was slashed.

Armstrong urged to spill beans

2014-10-10 09:27

USADA chief executive Travis Tygart has called on Lance Armstrong to spill the secrets of his doping shame.

Andy Schleck calls it a day

2014-10-09 11:24

Former Tour de France winner, Luxembourg's Andy Schleck, will retire from cycling after 2014 season.

Route may pave way for double

2014-10-06 18:30

Giro d'Italia organisers have admitted they had one eye on seeing a rare Giro-Tour de France double achieved next year.

Martin sprints to Lombardy win

2014-10-05 18:48

Dan Martin has put a nightmare season behind him by sprinting to victory in the Tour of Lombardy one-day cycling classic.

Roche signs for Team Sky

2014-10-01 12:36

Irish rider Nicolas Roche has been unveiled at Team Sky along with four other new names for next season.

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