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World champ Sagan signs on for Tour Down Under

Sydney (AFP) - Three-time world champion Peter Sagan on Monday became the first big name to confirm he will start his 2019 season at the Tour Down Under.The Slovakian master will be making his fourth appearance at the...

Sagan, Viviani head field for Hamburg’s Cyclassics

Berlin (AFP) - World champion Peter Sagan and Olympic omnium gold medallist Elia Viviani lead the field for the one-day Cyclassics road race on Sunday in Hamburg.The race over 216.4 kilometres will see top sprinters do battle in...

Tour de France winner Thomas to lead Tour of Germany field

Berlin (AFP) - Geraint Thomas said on Friday that he will make his first stage-race appearance since his stunning Tour de France victory in next week's Tour of Germany.Team Sky Welsh star will lead the 132-strong field for...

Home hope Stuyven takes BinckBank Tour 4th stage, Mohoric keeps lead

Brussels (AFP) - Belgium's Jasper Stuyven, riding for the Trek team, delighted home fans by winning the fourth stage of the BinckBank Tour on Thursday as Slovenia's Matej Mohoric, from the Bahrain team, kept the overall lead.Stuyven made...

Team Sky’s Thomas and Froome to skip Vuelta for Tour of Britain

(Reuters) - Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will line up at next month's Tour of Britain rather than the final Grand Tour of the season, the Vuelta a Espana, Team Sky said on Thursday.Froome...

Thomas and Froome to compete in Tour of Britain

London (AFP) - Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas and the man whose crown he took in July, Chris Froome, will compete in next month's Tour of Britain rather than the final Grand Tour of the season, the...

Van der Hoorn attacks late to win third BinckBank stage

Brussels (AFP) - Taco van der Hoorn launched a late break to burst free of his fellow escapees and win Wednesday's third stage of the BinckBank Tour in Antwerp.The Dutch rider hit the accelerator a kilometre from the...

This cycling computer has a ‘surprise me’ feature for finding random routes

Most basic cycling computers offer similar functionality these days, providing riders with data on time, distance, and speed at the very least. But the more advanced models can do far more than that, putting a slew of features...

Dutchman Jakobsen wins BinckBank Tour opening stage

Brussels (AFP) - Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen won the first stage of the BinckBank Tour on Monday, claiming victory in a sprint ahead of Marcel Kittel and Caleb Ewan in the Netherlands.The 21-year-old Jakobsen, winner of the Scheldeprijs one-day...

Italian cyclist Trentin sprints to Euro gold as Sagan quits

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin sprinted to gold in the men's road race at the European Championships on Sunday as three-time world champion Peter Sagan quit with 84 kilometers (52 miles) left.Spearheading a leading group...

Tour de France winner Ullrich admitted to psychiatric hospital

Berlin (AFP) - Germany's Tour de de France champion Jan Ullrich was admitted to a psychiatric hospital on Friday after his brief detention for allegedly assaulting a prostitute.The 44-year-old former cycling star was earlier Friday released on bail...

Former Tour de France champ arrested for alleged attack on escort

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was arrested in Frankfort, Germany on Friday morning, for allegedly attacking a 31-year-old escort at a hotel.According to the Associated Press, Ullrich, 44, resisted arrest but was expected to be released...

Former Tour champion Ullrich arrested over alleged attack

BERLIN (AP) -- Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is being investigated for attempted manslaughter after allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel.''It seems Mr. Ullrich and an escort woman had...

Tour de France winner Ullrich held over ‘escort’ assault

Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - Tour de France-winning cyclist Jan Ullrich was briefly detained Friday for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt, police said, before freeing him on bail pending an investigation for possible attempted manslaughter.Ullrich's latest run-in...

Ex-Tour de France winner Ullrich held over prostitute assault

Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt, police said, just a week after the German national was briefly detained in Spain."He is...

Thousands turn out for Tour champ Thomas

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Geraint Thomas soaked up the cheers of his home town as the Tour de France champion was welcomed by thousands of fans on his return to Cardiff on Thursday.Team Sky rider Thomas is...

Lance Armstrong posts bloody selfie after bike crash

Bike crashes can happen to anyone — even seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong.The world’s best-known cyclist (though perhaps not the best-loved) posted a picture of himself after he crashed during a bike ride, and his face...

Cavendish pulls out of European Championships road race

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Britain's former world champion Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the European Championships road race on medical advice, British Cycling announced on Thursday.Sunday's projected clash between 2011 world champion Cavendish and Slovakia's current world champion...

After terrifying Tour crash, Gilbert is back on his bike

Brussels (AFP) - Belgian Philippe Gilbert, who broke a kneecap in a spectacular crash on the Tour de France, posted on social media on Thursday that he has climbed back in the saddle."First time on the bike after...

Polish team aim high for Sky’s Tour champion Thomas

London (AFP) - A new Polish cycling team is targeting Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas, offering him a contract as he is yet to sign a new one with Team Sky.The 32-year-old Welshman -- who dethroned team-mate...

Sky’s Moscon handed five-week ban after Tour fracas

Paris (AFP) - Italy's Gianni Moscon, who was thrown off this year's Tour de France after an altercation with another rider, was banned for five weeks by world cycling's governing body on Wednesday.The Team Sky cyclist, a team-mate...

Lotto replace Greipel with young Australian sprinter Ewan

Paris (AFP) - The Belgian Lotto team have signed Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan, winner of a stage on last year's Giro d'Italia with Mitchelton, to a two-year deal.Ewan, a 24-year-old from Sydney, will become the team's number one...

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Australian cycling star Simon Gerrans to retire

SYDNEY (AP) -- Simon Gerrans, who won two stages of the Tour de France and is the only Australian to have won two of cycling's one-day classics, has announced he will retire at the end of the 2018...

Sprint queens Shmeleva and Wild strike gold again

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Daria Shmeleva and Kirsten Wild bolstered their reputations as two of cycling's great sprinters as they added to their golden palmares at the European Championships track program on Monday.Russian Shmeleva completed a remarkable sprint treble...

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