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Roglic extends lead on toughest Tour of Romandie stage
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
SION, Switzerland (AP) -- Primoz Roglic of Slovenia tightened his grip on the Tour de Romandie, extending his overall lead by placing second in the toughest mountain stage won by Jakob Fuglsang on Saturday. More...
Fuglsang wins in Romandie, Roglic reinforces lead
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Sion (Switzerland) (AFP) - Astana's Jakob Fuglsang sealed victory in the fourth and penultimate stage of the Tour of Romandie Saturday as overnight leader Primoz Roglic (Lotto NL) reinforced his grip on the yellow jersey. More...
Bernal wins Romandie mountain time trial, cuts Roglic's lead
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
VILLARS, Switzerland (AP) -- Egan Bernal of Colombia won a tough time-trial stage in the mountains at the Tour of Romandie on Friday, cutting Primoz Roglic's overall lead to just six seconds. More...
Bernal climbs to victory as Roglic keeps yellow
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Villars-sur-Ollon (Switzerland) (AFP) - Colombia's Egan Bernal of Team Sky clinched the gruelling, mountainous third stage of the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland on Friday while Slovenia's Primoz Roglic kept hold of the yellow jersey. More...
Froome to lead Team Sky at Giro as he plots Grand Tour treble
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Chris Froome will lead Team Sky in this month's Giro d'Italia as he targets victory in a third straight Grand Tour event despite an ongoing probe into an adverse doping test, the team announced Friday. Froome admitted there was a risk in making a serious assault on the Giro so close to his expected More...
Froome to lead eight-strong Team Sky lineup at Giro
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
(Reuters) - Britain's Chris Froome will lead Team Sky at next month's Giro d'Italia as he aims to secure his first title in the grueling road race while under investigation over an adverse doping test result at last year's Vuelta a Espana. The 32-year-old will be joined in Team Sky' More...
De Gendt wins Romandie second stage as Roglic retains lead
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Yverdon-les-Bains (Switzerland) (AFP) - Belgium's Thomas De Gendt broke away to win the second stage of the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland on Thursday, as Slovenia's Primoz Roglic retained the overall leader's yellow jersey. More...
Fraile wins Tour of Romandie stage, Roglic leads overall
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
DELEMONT, Switzerland (AP) -- Omar Fraile of Spain sprinted to victory in stage one of the Tour of Romandie on Wednesday, and in-form Primoz Roglic took the leader's yellow jersey. More...
Astana's Fraile sprints to victory on Tour de Romandie
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Delmont (Switzerland) (AFP) - Astana rider Omar Fraile won the first stage of the Tour de Romandie on Wednesday as Slovenian Primoz Roglic claimed the overall lead. More...
Australia's Matthews wins Tour de Romandie prologue
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Australia's Michael Matthews won the opening prologue of the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland on Tuesday in Fribourg. Sunweb rider Matthews, who won the green jersey on last year's Tour de France, seized the yellow jersey thanks to a 5min 33sec ride around the 4km route in the Swiss town that More...
Australia's Michael Matthews wins Tour of Romandie prologue
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
FRIBOURG, Switzerland (AP) -- Michael Matthews of Australia won the opening Tour of Romandie prologue on Tuesday for his first victory of the season. More...
Froome added to Sky's Giro team despite doping probe
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Team Sky have named Britain's Chris Froome in their team for the Giro d'Italia starting next month despite the ongoing investigation into his adverse doping test. More...
Tale of the unexpected as Jungels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Luxembourg's Bob Jungels produced yet another surprise victory from distance in cycling's Spring Classics, winning the Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday after a solo breakaway from 20km out. Canada's Michael Woods came second with France's Romain Bardet third to complete an unexpected podium More...
No boycott fear, say organisers of 'Giro' in Israel
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Organisers of an initial Israeli phase of the next Giro d'Italia cycling contest said on Sunday that they do not fear the event will be boycotted. "We are happy to say that, for the moment, there is full participation by all the teams, and we anticipate no problems," Daniel Benaim, a Giro More...
Jungels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Luxembourg champion Bob Jungels posted the biggest win of his career on Sunday with a solo victory in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege race, cycling's oldest classic, as his Quick-Step team continued to dominate the season. Just days after his teammate Julian Alaphilippe of France won the Fleche Wallonne More...
Tale of the unexpected as Jungels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Luxembourg's Bob Jungels produced yet another surprise victory from distance in cycling's Spring Classics, winning the Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday after a solo breakaway from 20km out. Canada's Michael Woods came second with France's Romain Bardet third to complete an unexpected podium More...
Cycling: Jungels rides solo to Liege-Bastogne-Liege win
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
ANS, Belgium (Reuters) - Luxembourg's Bob Jungels upset the pre-race favorites to ride solo to victory in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege 'Monument' classic on Sunday. The Quick Step-Floors rider sped away from the main group towards the end and never looked back as the main contenders played mind More...
Aussie Matthews coy on Liege chances despite Dumoulin backing
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Australian cycling all-rounder Michael Matthews played down his chances in Sunday's Liege-Bastogne-Liege despite being tipped as the danger man in the last and greatest of the Ardennes classics. Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe who won the shorter Fleche Wallone on Wednesday said that if the race came More...
Pinot wins Tour of the Alps, Froome fourth
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
French climbing specialist Thibaut Pinot won cycling's Tour of the Alps on Friday with Ukraine's Mark Padun claiming victory in the fifth and final stage. British four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome finished fourth overall but the Sky leader was happy with "the perfect build-up More...
Lance Armstrong settles case and appears settled and at peace
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Ruthless, relentless and manipulative in his days as the godfather of the Tour de France peloton, Lance Armstrong, insisted that he is at peace as he settled a law suit. Armstrong's lawyer, Elliott Peters, said Thursday that the former cyclist had agreed to pay $5 million to end a $100 million federal More...
Armstrong in $5m settlement for US fraud case
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million in order to settle the looming federal fraud case stemming from his drug-fuelled reign as king of the Tour de France, it was confirmed on Thursday. The former cycling superstar was due to face a trial next month over claims he defrauded the US government More...
Lance Armstrong settles U.S. federal fraud case for $5 million: attorney
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
The settlement ends the long-running false claims suit brought by fellow cyclist Floyd Landis and joined by the U.S. government, which had sought $100 million in damages on behalf of the Post Office, according to statements from Armstrong's attorney, Elliot Peters, and the U.S. Department of Justice More...
Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his More...
Lance Armstrong to pay $5m settlement in US fraud case: lawyer
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million in order to settle his looming federal fraud case stemming from his use of performance-enhancing drugs during the Tour de France, his lawyers confirmed Thursday. The former cycling superstar was due to face a trial next month over claims that he defrauded More...
A timeline of Lance Armstrong's cycling career
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
A timeline of Lance Armstrong's cycling career and controversy: More...
Solo Sanchez break seals Alps win as Pinot holds lead
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Luis Leon Sanchez of Astana launched a trademark late break to win stage four of the Tour of the Alps on Thursday as French climber Thibaut Pinot kept the overall lead. Sky's four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is also well placed after coming tenth on the stage. Italy's Domenico Pozzovivo More...
Andy Rihs, Swiss owner of cycling, soccer teams, dies at 75
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Andy Rihs, a Swiss businessman who owned the BMC Racing cycling team and Young Boys soccer club, has died. Rihs died Wednesday in Zurich after ''a patient and valiantly endured illness,'' the BMC team said Thursday in a statement. ''Andy, thank you for everything. More...
Andy Rihs, hearing-aid billionaire and passionate cyclist, dies at 75
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Andreas "Andy" Rihs, a Swiss billionaire whose success with the world's largest hearing aid company Sonova financed his passion for professional bicycle racing and soccer, has died at the age of 75. Rihs, who died on Wednesday and had been suffering from cancer, was in the early 2000s More...
Wounded Gaza cyclist to miss Asian Games after amputation
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - A Gaza cyclist's dream of waving the Palestinian flag at the Asian Games has been shattered by an Israeli bullet that caused him to lose his leg after he joined a Gaza border protest. Alaa Al-Daly, 21, had his right leg amputated after he attended the first More...
Alaphilippe ends one-day classic drought with Fleche win
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe earned the greatest win of his career on Wednesday, but had to be told after the finish line he had finally clinched victory in the Belgian one-day classic Fleche Wallonne. The 25-year-old, twice a runner-up in the race, beat last year's winner Alejandro Valverde of More...
Cavendish to make racing return in Yorkshire
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
British rider Mark Cavendish will make his return from injury at next month's Tour de Yorkshire. Cavendish has not raced since crashing in the final stages of Milan-San Remo last month when he broke a rib and sustained an ankle injury, forcing him to miss the Commonwealth Games in Australia. The More...
Cycling: Cavendish to return from injury in Tour de Yorkshire
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
(Reuters) - British sprinter Mark Cavendish will return to action at next month's Tour de Yorkshire after recovering from injuries sustained during a crash in March, race organizers Welcome to Yorkshire said on Wednesday. The 32-year-old was ruled out of this month's Commonwealth Games, where More...
Lopez wins, Froome fourth in Alps second stage
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Colombian climber Miguel Angel Lopez won the Tour of the Alps second stage on Tuesday with Britain's four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome finishing fourth. Astana rider Lopez timed his attack well to pip France's Thibaut Pinot and fellow Colombian Ivan Sosa on the line after the 145km More...
Doping: UK anti-doping agency plans 50 percent more tests to 2022
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Britain's anti-doping agency (UKAD) said on Tuesday it was aiming for a 50 percent increase in publicly-funded testing over the next four years. Presenting a strategic plan for 2018-22, UK Anti-Doping chair Trevor Pearce said the challenges were "as acute as they have ever been" but extra More...
New Zealand's Bennett 'lucky to be alive' after training crash
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
(Reuters) - New Zealander George Bennett avoided potentially life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car while training in Italy. The LottoNL-Jumbo rider was preparing for the Giro d'Italia's stage 16 time trial, which takes place near the first stage of the Tour of the Alps, when a More...
Russia ready to cooperate with FIFA probe into racist chants
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
World Cup hosts Russia will cooperate with a FIFA investigation into racist abuse directed at French players by Russian fans during a friendly last month, a Russian soccer official said on Monday. Alexei Smertin, the Russian Football Union's anti-discrimination inspector, said global soccer' More...
Valgren drops Sagan, Valverde to win Amstel Gold Race
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Denmark's Michael Valgren of Astana won the Amstel Gold Race on Sunday, beating Roman Kreuziger in a cat-and-mouse finale after a rolling 263km race from Maastricht. Italy's Enrico Gasparotto was third by a few seconds while pre-race favourites Peter Sagan and Alejandro Valverde came fourth More...
Inclusion is the future as sun goes down on the 'Golden Games'
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
By Nick Mulvenney GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - A diverse and contemporary ceremony of music, lights and dance with the words and imagery of indigenous Australia very much at its heart brought an end to the XXI Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast on Sunday. Organizers signed off with the uncontroversial More...
Froome continues Giro warm-up at Tour of the Alps despite doping probe
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Chris Froome continues his preparations for the Giro d'Italia at next week's Tour of the Alps despite his case remaining under consideration by cycling's anti-doping unit. The British four-time Tour de France champion returned an adverse analytical finding for the asthma drug salbutamol More...
Highlights on final day of the Commonwealth Games
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Highlights on final of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (times GMT): 1148 EARL OF WESSEX CLOSES GAMES Queen Elizabeth's youngest son Prince Edward called on the athletes to gather again in Birmingham in four years time before officially closing the XXI Games. "Every four years these Games More...
Cycling mourns Goolaerts as Classics roll into Amstel Gold hills
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Cycling's spring classics roll into the Netherlands on Sunday with a powerful cast of pretenders in the Amstel Gold Race where champion Philippe Gilbert will hope to make up for last week's flop at Paris-Roubaix. World Champion Peter Sagan triumphed in the Roubaix velodrome last Sunday with More...
Highlights on day 10 of Commonwealth Games
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Highlights on day 10 of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday (times GMT): 1226 AUSTRALIAN DIVER BEDGGOOD WINS 10M PLATFORM Australia's Domonic Bedggood won gold in the men's 10m platform final with a score of 451.15. England's Matthew Dixon claimed silver while Canada's Vincent Riendeau More...
Games: Highlights on day eight of Commonwealth Games
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Highlights on day eight of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday (times GMT): 1230 HEARTBREAK FOR ENGLAND'S HUGHES IN MEN'S 200M England's Zharnel Hughes was celebrating victory in the men's 200m event when he was told that he had been disqualified for impeding Trinidad's Jereem Richards More...
French rider Di Gregorio suspended over doping
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
French rider Remy Di Gregorio has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned hormone in last month's Paris-Nice road race, the UCI announced Wednesday. Di Gregorio, of the Delko-Marseille Provence-KTM team, tested positive in a sample collected on March 8 for darbepoetin (dEPO More...
Wellens wins Brabantse Pijl as tragic Goolaerts honoured
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Tim Wellens won the 58th edition of the Brabantse Pijl one-day classic in Belgium on Wednesday after launching a late solo attack to beat defending champion Sonny Colbrelli. A minute's silence was observed before the start of the race in Leuven in memory of Michael Goolaerts, the 23-year-old Belgian More...
Goolaerts suffered heart attack before crash: autopsy
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
An autopsy on stricken cyclist Michael Goolaerts, who died during Paris-Roubaix on Sunday, confirmed the Belgian suffered a heart attack before crashing in the early stages of the cycling one-day classic. Goolaerts, 23, was found unconscious and not breathing at the side of the road after racing along More...
Highlights on day seven of the Commonwealth Games
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Wallace won bronze medals in the 4x100m and 4x200m freestyle relay teams at this year's Games, adding to his World Championships relay gold in 2015, Olympic relay silver in 2016 and individual gold and silver medals at the 2014 Glasgow Games. "It was amazing to win two medals at my last Games More...
'Life's about challenges' - Kiwi rowing great wins cycling bronze
April 28, 2018 (22:15) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
A New Zealand athlete who won two Olympic gold medals in a glittering rowing career grabbed Commonwealth Games bronze in cycling on Tuesday, less than two years after switching sports. Hamish Bond, who formed one of the great rowing partnerships with Eric Murray, was just over two seconds off the silver More...
Cavendish given top-three target at world championships (Reuters)
February 27, 2016 (00:00) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Mark Cavendish must finish in the top three of the omnium at the next month's track world championships to be selected for the Rio Olympics, British cycling's technical director said on Friday. Cavendish is one of the world's best ever road sprinters with 26 Tour de France stage victories, but has never won an Olympic medal. In 2008 he finished ninth in the madison on the track at the Beijing Games and four years later he came 29th in the road race in London. More...
Cycling-Road-Eneco Tour classification after stage 6 (Reuters)
August 16, 2015 (13:03) [ Indexed from Yahoo! Sports ]
Aug 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Classification from Eneco Tour after Stage 6 on Saturday 1. Tim Wellens (Belgium / Lotto) 22:12:59" 2. Greg Van Avermaet (Belgium / BMC Racing) +1:03" 3. Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / LottoNL) +1:17" 4. Philippe Gilbert (Belgium / BMC Racing) +1:40" 5. Fabio Felline (Italy / Trek) +1:48" 6. Michael Rogers (Australia / Tinkoff - Saxo) +1:51" 7. Andriy Grivko (Ukraine / Astana) +1:54" 8. Christopher Juul-Jensen (Denmark / Tinkoff - Saxo) +2:05" 9. Tiesj Benoot (Belgium / Lotto) +2:13" 10. Jan Bakelants (Belgium / AG2R) 11. ... More...

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