Saturday, July 4, 2020
Cycling

Cycling

Gary Longhi, a 4-time Paralympian for Canada, dies at 56

Gary Longhi, a four-time Paralympian road cyclist and Canada’s flag-bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Paralympics, has died. He was 56.The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced his death Friday.Longhi competed in the 1988, 1992, 1996 and...

Quartararo faces hearing for testing rules breach

On Thursday morning, MotoGP governing body the FIM issued a statement noting it had received a complaint that a rider and team had breached private testing rules.Rules state private testing for non-concession MotoGP manufacturers (Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Ducati)...

The Froome problem: Four-time Tour de France winner or Geraint Thomas

Get unlimited access to our expert analysis with a sport-only Telegraph subscription - £40 for 12 months (less than £1 a week) Chris Froome’s mooted midseason switch to Israel Start-Up Nation is not happening, with the only question now...

Alice Barnes says Zwift’s virtual ‘Tour de France’ is a ‘massive opportunity’ for women’s...

Get unlimited access to our expert analysis with a sport-only Telegraph subscription — £40 for 12 months (less than £1 a week) British champion Alice Barnes has hailed a new collaboration between online e-racing platform Zwift and Tour de...

Team boss Lefevere fears coronavirus outbreak in peloton

(Reuters) - The return of professional cycle racing next month might be too soon and could lead to outbreaks of novel coronavirus, according to Deceuninck-Quick-Step boss Patrick Lefevere.The WorldTour is due to return on Aug. 1 with the...

A Tour de France like no other

Paris (AFP) - Cycling's Tour de France should have embarked from the Mediterranean city of Nice this weekend, but the two-month coronavirus delay will heighten the drama on a "unique edition", race organiser Christian Prudhomme has told AFP.The...

‘July will be one, long, unwanted desert’ — Summer without the Tour de France...

Get unlimited access to our expert analysis with a sport-only Telegraph subscription — £40 for 12 months (less than £1 a week) Not since the Second World War has France experienced a July without its most precious of gifts...

Demand for bikes soars as pandemic continues

Ryan Zagata, president of the Brooklyn Bicycle Company, discussed how the cycling industry has changed during the coronavirus crisis. Source link

‘Is cycling the whitest sport on Earth?’ — Ayesha McGowan, the first African-American women’s...

Ayesha McGowan has watched the wave of Black Lives Matter protests from her home in Atlanta’s suburbs with a mixture of pride, weariness, fury – and hope.“I know a lot of it is performative and I know most...

Former Giro d’Italia stage winner banned 4 years for doping

AIGLE, Switzerland — Former Giro d’Italia stage winner Kanstantsin Siutsou was banned for four years by the International Cycling Union on Tuesday after he tested positive for EPO.Siutsou was aged 35 and a member of the Bahrain-Merida team...

Former Giro d’Italia stage winner banned 4 years for doping

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) -- Former Giro d'Italia stage winner Kanstantsin Siutsou was banned for four years by the International Cycling Union on Tuesday after he tested positive for EPO.Siutsou was aged 35 and a member of the Bahrain-Merida...

Cycling routes coming to Apple Maps

At WWDC, Apple unveils new Maps features like cycling routes and charging stations for electric vehicles. Source link

Chris Froome staying at Ineos for this year’s Tour de France, says team-mate Dylan...

Chris Froome has told team-mates he will stay with Ineos for this year’s Tour de France, at least according to one of them, the Dutch rider Dylan van Baarle.Froome, who is in the final year of his contract,...

Chloé Dygert had the most dominant ride in history. It still drives her nuts

As Chloé Dygert stood atop the podium, after the most dominant time trial in world road cycling championships history, she had to remind herself to smile. The silver medalist, Dutchwoman Anna van der Breggen, wasn’t convinced.“Are you happy...

The Ultimate Tour: Cycling schedule on NBCSN

Start Date  Time Year Stage Stage Winner Yellow Jersey After the Stage Mon, 6/29 9 am – Noon 2014 Stage 1 Marcel...

Dani Christmas wins stage one of Skoda V-Women’s Tour virtual race

Dani Christmas took victory in the opening stage of the ŠKODA V-Women’s Tour virtual race on Wednesday. The Lotto-Soudal Ladies rider beat fellow Britons Illi Gardner (CAMS-Tifosi) and Amelia Sharpe (Team Breeze) at the end of the 38.4km run...

Chris Froome linked with move to Israel Start-Up Nation before the Tour de France

Get unlimited access to our expert Premier League analysis with a sport-only Telegraph subscription - £40 for 12 months (less than £1 a week) Speculation is mounting that Chris Froome will leave Team Ineos before this year’s Tour de...

Paralympic track cycling champion Sophie Thornhill announces retirement, aged 24

Sophie Thornhill, the reigning Paralympic, double world and double Commonwealth champion, has announced her retirement from elite sport.The Poynton-born rider, who was born with oculocutaneous albinism, a condition which affects pigmentation of the skin, hair, and eyes, joined...

Rohan Dennis reflects on time trial, weighs Tour de France, gold medals

For Rohan Dennis, the world’s best time trial cyclist, the last year included the most difficult two months of his life, the best moment of his career and a move to the world’s dominant team. Then came the coronavirus...

Sagan confirms epic ‘Pink and Green’ Tour-Giro quest

Paris (AFP) - Cycling superstar Peter Sagan will race the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, but will skip the majority of the one-day classics this season, he told a press conference on Tuesday.The Bora-hansgrohe leader said...

Dutch cyclist Terpstra air-lifted to hospital: report

The Hague (AFP) - Dutch cyclist Niki Terpstra suffered multiple injuries in a training crash in the Netherlands on Tuesday and was helicoptered to hospital, his wife said.Terpstra, of the French Total-Direct Energy team, is a multiple classics...

Sagan to skip cobbled classic to take part in Giro d’Italia

(Reuters) - Triple world champion Peter Sagan will skip the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix this year in order to take part in the Giro d'Italia for the first time, his Bora-Hansgrohe team manager Ralph Denk said on...

Greipel extends Israel Start-Up Nation contract

Paris (AFP) - German sprinter Andre Greipel has extended his contract with Israel Start-Up Nation until 2022, the team announced on Monday.Greipel, who turns 38 in July, joined the World Tour team this year."Andre Greipel will continue his...

Marquez has “raised the bar” for fitness

Marquez stepped up to MotoGP in 2013 as reigning Moto2 champion, and has since won the title six times in the last seven years and tallied up 56 race victories. In 2014, on his way to his second-successive championship,...

Colombia’s Uran facing competition from unlikely source [Video]

VIDEO SHOWS: PROFESSIONAL CYCLIST RIGOBERTO URAN RIDING ON COUNTRY ROAD WITH A RURAL FARM WORKER RIGHT BEHIND HIM, TWO SOUNDBITES FROM URAN, URAN MEETING FARM WORKER AT HIS WORKPLACE, URAN BUYING CYCLING GEAR FOR WORKER, URAN AND WORKER...

STAY CONNECTED

1,517FansLike
4FollowersFollow
3,234FollowersFollow