Retired sprint great Petacchi banned from cycling for 2 years

2019-08-24 15:38

Retired Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi, winner of six Tour de France and 22 Giro d'Italia stages, has been suspended for two years for blood doping.

South America eye clean sweep in absence of star names at Vuelta

2019-08-23 06:47

A swathe of absentees leaves the door open for a first-time winner and a South American clean sweep of Grand Tour victories this season at the Vuelta a Espana.

Carapaz in doubt for Vuelta after training crash

2019-08-22 14:49

Ecuador's Richard Carapaz, winner of this year's Giro d'Italia, has injured his shoulder and could miss the start of the Vuelta a Espana.

Veteran Gilbert returns to Lotto-Soudal on 3-year deal

2019-08-19 18:20

Philippe Gilbert, the 2012 road-race world champion, will return to Lotto Soudal next season at the age of 38.

Cannondale's new gravel bike is pricey — but here's why it's worth it for enthusiasts like me

2019-08-18 12:12

The Cannondale Topstone bike is great for beginners or a rounded cyclist because it can handle both trails and roads.

Top French cyclist ends season early to rest

2019-08-16 14:48

Romain Bardet, who took the king of the mountains title in this year's Tour de France, said he was ending the season early to "recuperate".

Final farewell for crash victim Lambrecht

2019-08-13 17:35

Relatives and teammates gathered at the church of Saint Willibrordus in Knesselare for the funeral of young Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht.

Vingegaard takes charge at tragedy-hit Tour of Poland

2019-08-08 20:36

Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard won the sixth stage of the tragedy-hit Tour of Poland and also inherited the overall lead after a sombre 160km run.

Mas signs 3-year contract with Movistar

2019-08-08 12:20

Talented Spanish climber Enric Mas will join Movistar from Deceuninck-Quick Step.

Tour de France champion Bernal given hero's welcome in Colombian home town

2019-08-07 22:06

Tour de France champion Egan Bernal was given a hero's welcome by around 10,000 people as he returned to his home town in Colombia.


Marcel Kittel announces retirement from cycling

2019-08-23 16:55

German cycling star Marcel Kittel has announced his immediate retirement from the sport in an interview with magazine Der Spiegel.

Injured Giro winner Carapaz withdraws from Vuelta

2019-08-22 19:50

Ecuador's Richard Carapaz, winner of this year's Giro d'Italia, has pulled out of the Vuelta a Espana due to injury.

Fuglsang pens new 2-year Astana deal ahead of Vuelta

2019-08-21 22:55

Danish veteran Jakob Fuglsang has penned a new two-year deal with Astana in a timely boost ahead of the Vuelta a Espana.

Former world cycling champion Dumoulin quits Team Sunweb

2019-08-19 13:39

Former world champion Tom Dumoulin, second to Geraint Thomas in the 2018 Tour de France, is quitting Sunweb after eight years.

5-time Grand Tour winner Gimondi dies at 76

2019-08-17 07:31

Italy's Felice Gimondi, who won five Grand Tours in his career, died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily.

Movistar sign up Cataldo, Villella

2019-08-14 14:18

Spanish formation Movistar have signed up Italians Dario Cataldo and Davide Villella from Astana on two-year deals.

Italian rider Pozzovivo seriously injured in crash

2019-08-12 17:19

Italian rider Domenico Pozzovivo has been seriously injured after being knocked down by a car, his Bahrain-Merida team have confirmed to media.

Cycling great Nibali joins Trek - with younger brother

2019-08-08 18:31

Vincenzo Nibali, one of seven men to have won all of cycling's three Grand Tours, has penned a two-year deal to ride for Trek where he will be joined by his younger brother.

Only 'miracle' would have saved tragic Lambrecht - doctor

2019-08-08 08:01

Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht died from a "massive internal hemorrhage" and would have needed a "miracle" to survive, his team doctor said.

Lotto Soudal riders resume Tour of Poland after team-mates death

2019-08-07 13:35

Lotto Soudal riders will take part in the fifth stage of the Tour of Poland despite the death of team-mate, Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht.

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