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Yates wins stage 6 of Paris-Nice; Alaphilippe keeps lead
March 10, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
FAYENCE, France (AP) " Simon Yates peeled away on the final climb of the day to win the sixth stage of the Paris-Nice, while Julian Alaphilippe retained the lead on Friday.Yates moved into overall contention, but the British rider... More...
Sagan wins 3rd stage of Tirreno-Adriatico, Dennis leads
March 10, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
MONTALTO DI CASTRO, Italy (AP) " World champion Peter Sagan sprinted to victory in the third stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico, and Rohan Dennis moved into the overall lead on Friday.Sagan powered past Elia Viviani with about 250 meters... More...
Greipel wins stage 5 of Paris-Nice; Alaphilippe keeps lead
March 09, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
BOURG-DE-PEAGE, France (AP) " German cyclist Andre Greipel won the fifth stage of the Paris-Nice in a sprint finish on Thursday, while Julian Alaphilippe comfortably retained his lead.Greipel positioned himself behind the wheel... More...
Most spectacular leg of cycle trail to open at last
March 09, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
The last, and arguably the best, section of Northland's Twin Coast Cycle Trail will be officially opened on March 18.The 84-kilometre trail, from Opua in the Bay of Islands to Horeke in South Hokianga, follows disused railway corridors... More...
The drinks are on you: Cyclist wins 48 bottles of wine
March 09, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Rising French cyclist Julian Alaphilippe could sip success alright after winning a strange prize in the Paris-Nice race.The 24-year-old, who beat Tour de France star Alberto Contador to win a hilly time trial, scored 48 bottles... More...
Julian Alaphilippe leads Paris-Nice after winning 4th stage
March 09, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
MONT BROUILLY, France (AP) " Julian Alaphilippe took the lead in the Paris-Nice race on Wednesday, beating two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador to win a hilly time trial in the fourth stage.The 24-year-old Alaphilippe,... More...
Caruso takes early race lead after BMC wins team time trial
March 09, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
LIDO DI CAMAIORE, Italy (AP) " Italian rider Damiano Caruso took the lead at the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race after his BMC team won the team time trial on Wednesday.The star-studded BMC team completed the 22.7-kilometer (14.1-mile)... More...
Cycling: Lance Armstrong reveals his biggest regret
March 09, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Lance Armstrong has revealed what he regrets most during a career spent rebuffing accusations of doping.After years of denying taking performance drugs, in 2013 the disgraced cyclist finally admitted to taking banned substances... More...
Bennett beats sprint favorites in stage 3 of Paris-Nice
March 07, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
CHALON-SUR-SAONE, France (AP) " Ireland's Sam Bennett overpowered a world-class field of sprinters Tuesday to take the third stage of the Paris-Nice cycling race.The Bora-Hansgroghe rider surged at the right time to upstage Norway's... More...
Team Sky acknowledge 'mistakes' over mystery medical package
March 07, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
MANCHESTER, England (AP) " Team Sky acknowledged Tuesday that "mistakes were made" around the delivery of a mystery medical package to Bradley Wiggins which is the center of a British anti-doping inquiry.However, team principal... More...
Colbrelli beats leader Demare in Stage 2 of Paris-Nice
March 06, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
AMILLY, France (AP) " Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli sprinted to victory Monday in the second stage of the Paris-Nice race.The Italian started his sprint with about 200 meters (yards) to go and held off John Degenkolb to claim... More...
Silence on Sport NZ's involvement in Napier City Council's proposed multi-use facility
March 06, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Questions about Sport New Zealand's involvement in the Napier City Council's proposed multi-use sports facility are going unanswered, with both agencies remaining tight lipped. Located near Taradale's Pettigrew-Green Arena, the... More...
Demare wins stage 1 of Paris-Nice; Contador, Porte behind
March 05, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
BOIS D'ARCY, France (AP) " Frenchman Arnaud Demare won the first stage of the Paris-Nice race on Sunday, while two-time champions Alberto Contador and Richie Porte lost ground in windy conditions.The veterans fell behind the main... More...
Former world champion Kwiatkowski wins Strade Bianche
March 04, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
SIENA, Italy (AP) " Michal Kwiatkowski won the Strade Bianche with a solo break on Saturday for his second victory in the one-day classic.The Pole had time to slow down around the final wet corners after rain had affected the race... More...
Cycling: Fairytales likely to produce more frogs
March 04, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Appropriately enough, in yet another eventful week in the world of doping, there has been not one high-profile failed test.No tearful concessions, no medals revoked, no tell-all interviews with Oprah.What there has been no shortage... More...
UK Sport issues funding warning over British Cycling's missing medical records scandal
March 04, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl has described the evidence given at Wednesday's select committee hearing regarding the lack of record-keeping at British Cycling and Team Sky as "shocking", saying funding could be withheld for... More...
Bradley Wiggins angered by questions about medical package
March 04, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
LONDON (AP) " With investigations escalating into a mystery medical package dispatched to a race six years ago to treat Bradley Wiggins, the British cycling great's anger boiled over on Thursday.Not over the revelation that Team... More...
Lack of medical records taints Team Sky, British cycling reputation
March 04, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
After fueling Britain's transformation into an Olympic superpower, the country's cycling reputation is being damaged by a medical mystery that keeps on growing.Britain's anti-doping agency and legislators have spent months trying... More...
Iranian cycling team blocked from racing over 2 doping cases
February 28, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) " Iranian team Pishgaman Cycling has been suspended from racing for 30 days after two riders tested positive for doping.The International Cycling Union says the third-tier team "is suspended from participating... More...
2018 Tour de France to start on the Passage du Gois
February 28, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
PARIS (AP) " Riders in the 2018 Tour de France will set off from the Passage du Gois, a causeway that Atlantic Ocean tides cover twice a day.With this year's race set to start in the German city of Dusseldorf, cycling's biggest... More...
Call for cheaper Crankworx tickets for locals
February 27, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
A call to offer cheaper Crankworx tickets for locals will be looked into by Rotorua Lakes Council staff.Councillor Tania Tapsell raised the question of cheaper options for locals at a meeting of the council today , but it could... More...
Van Avermaet wins Het Nieuwsblad
February 25, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
GENT, Belgium (AP) " Olympic road champion Greg Van Avermaet edged a three-man sprint to claim a second consecutive victory in the Het Nieuwsblad, which marks the start of the Spring classics.For the second year in a row, the Belgian... More...
Watch: Australian cyclist Caleb Ewan celebrates prematurely, loses race
February 25, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Australian cyclist Caleb Ewan has been left embarrassed after celebrating prematurely on the second stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour.The 22-year-old spriting prospect looked to have a stage victory in the bag against a slew of the world's... More...
Mountainbiker suffers serious leg injuries in Wellington crash
February 25, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
A mountainbiker was flown to Wellington Hospital today suffering serious injuries from a crash on a track in the city's hills.The cyclist, aged in his 20s, was riding at the Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park in Karori.He crashed... More...
Paul Lewis: Cheats never prosper, but what about Livestrong?
February 24, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
News of Lance Armstrong facing a US$100m lawsuit in November which could ruin him financially - with fellow cycling drug-taker Floyd Landis standing to benefit - further underlines the tawdriness of performance-enhancing drugs in... More...
Lance Armstrong to face trial in November
February 23, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Lance Armstrong's US$100 million (NZ$138m) legal fight with the federal government has been set for a November trial.US District Judge Christopher Cooper on Thursday set a Nov. 6 trial start in Washington.Armstrong's legal team... More...
Lance Armstrong faces November trial in $100 million lawsuit
February 23, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " Lance Armstrong's $100 million legal fight with the federal government has been set for a November trial.U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper on Thursday set a Nov. 6 trial start in Washington. Armstrong's... More...
Viral cyclist video 'was staged'
February 23, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
A viral video of a female cyclist 'taking revenge' on a catcalling van driver was staged, an eyewitness has claimed.It shows a van driver verbally abusing the woman before she later gets revenge by ripping the motorist's wing mirror... More...
Facing lawsuit, Armstrong says he 'loved' wearing Postal
February 23, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " Former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he "loved" representing the U.S. Postal Service, even as the government sues to get back the millions it spent sponsoring his teams.After years of legal wrangling, the federal... More...
John Harrison: Report on Napier velodrome project is a waste of ratepayer's money
February 23, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Last week I received an early copy of the 19-page executive summary together with the full 75-page business case for Napier's biggest commercial gamble to date - the velodrome project.Together with the previous Napier City Council... More...
A 13.6km separated cycleway for Mount Maunganui proposed
February 23, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
A 13.6km cycle loop could be the answer to Mount Maunganui's traffic, parking and congestion issues.That's what Bike Mount pitched to councillors this afternoon - a Mauao Cycle Loop which would enable cyclists, commuters and families... More...
Injured Canadian cyclist surprises doctors by talking
February 16, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Canadian cyclist Bernard Gendron surprised doctors in Dunedin yesterday by talking.Gendron, 59 was cycling with his partner, Huyen Tran Thi Thanh, on Otago Peninsula on Saturday when he was hit by a campervan and suffered a severe... More...
Joy for family of Canadian cyclist injured in campervan crash
February 15, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
The tears flowed when Canadian cyclist Bernard Gendron responded to his children's commands in Dunedin Hospital on Tuesday.The joy was short-lived but his children know their father will not give in without a fight.Gendron, 59,... More...
Amstel Gold Race drops Cauberg hill from final lap
February 15, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) " The tough final climb up the Cauberg hill has been cut from this year's Amstel Gold Race cycling classic, with organizers saying the move should create a more open race.Climbing specialists often wait... More...
Russia recruiting Australian cyclist for Olympic team
February 15, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
MOSCOW (AP) " Russia is hoping to recruit former world champion track cyclist Shane Perkins of Australia in a push for medals at the 2020 Olympics.Perkins said Wednesday in a Facebook statement that he "will now be riding for Russia,"... More...
Yachting: Olympic cyclist trialling for Team NZ
February 15, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Former track cyclist Simon van Velthooven is trialling for a spot on Team New Zealand's America's Cup boat.A Cycling New Zealand spokesman confirmed the London 2012 bronze medallist has asked for time away from the sport.It follows... More...
Campervan driver faces charges for careless driving after Canadian cyclist injured
February 14, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
A Chinese campervan driver will appear in court next week accused of causing a severe brain injury to a Canadian tourist.Visitor Wei Zhang, 34, has been charged with careless driving causing injury to 59-year-old Bernard Gendron... More...
Fishing line tied across Queenstown mountain biking track
February 14, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Police are investigating the ''moronic'' actions of a person who tied fishing line at head height across a Queenstown track.Queenstown Mountain Bike Club member Allan Birkett was cycling to work yesterday morning when he spotted... More...
Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit
February 14, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government's $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from his performance-enhancing drug... More...
Cyclists warned to lock bikes out of sight as thieves prowl Tauranga carports and garages
February 14, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Bikes are vanishing from garages, carports and doorways amid a wave of thefts that some cyclists are attributing to an organised gang working the streets of Tauranga.Police are urging owners to photograph their bikes, record their... More...
Over the hill: Finishers- Pioneer day 7
February 11, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
I'm sitting here looking at the Remarkables and it's a great sight.It means that Greg Bowker and I have finished the Pioneer.Finished: it's not normally a word that means much in the sporting realm, something I have been involved... More...
Over the hill: Coming home - Pioneer day 6
February 10, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
There's a different feeling around camp tonight.It's one of excitement and anticipation about tomorrow's final stage of the Pioneer but it's also because of a realisation that riding partner Herald photographer Greg Bowker and I... More...
He Tangata: A chat with The Gentle Cycling Company's Rose Griffin
February 10, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
I grew up at Hobbiton, although it wasn't Hobbiton then, it was just Matamata. My parents were dairy farming people - we came from a long line of preachers, teachers and farmers - and Dad was always quite religious about taking us... More...
Over the hill: Putting the will into willpower - Pioneer day 5
February 10, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
There are some phenomenal riders taking part in the Pioneer.Among the most notable in the gaggle of professional riders is the 13-time Spanish mountain bike champion. The elite riders rarely stop at aid stations and there have been... More...
Over the hill: Being tourists - Pioneer day 4
February 10, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
There are plenty of times when us Kiwis take New Zealand for granted.We hear about how beautiful our county is but don't really appreciate it. It's what we have always known: mountains, lakes, rivers, tussock lands. Yep. Got them... More...
Roger Walkowiak, 1956 Tour de France champ, dies at 89
February 07, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
PARIS (AP) " Roger Walkowiak, who won the 1956 Tour de France against all odds after making the most of a long breakaway, has died at the age of 89.Walkowiak's wife told The Associated Press her husband died early Tuesday in a hospital... More...
Over the hill: Re-birth - Pioneer day 3
February 07, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Written on the top of Andrew Gilboy's bike are the words, re-born on the Fourth of July.That was the day, in 2013, when Gilboy had healthy stem cells put back in his body as he attempted to overcome double hit lymphona.The Englishman... More...
Over the hill: No 8 wire, slashed tyres and Sir Edmund Hillary - day 2 of the Pioneer
February 06, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
Good, old Sir Edmund Hillary. He was on hand just when we needed him the most.Sir Ed probably would have approved, given his ability to overcome a tricky situation.It was the day of the No 8 wire, slashed tyre and Sir Edmund Hillary... More...
Australia's Damien Howson wins Herald Sun Tour
February 05, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) " Australia's Damien Howson held on to his overall lead to win the Herald Sun cycle tour on Sunday, repelling the challenge of three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome.Britain's Ian Stannard won Sunday's... More...
Over the hill: Avoiding the body bag - Pioneer day 1
February 05, 2017 (20:00) [ Indexed from New Zealand Herald ]
One of the trails on the first day of the Pioneer mountain bike race is called the Body Bag.It was our intention to ensure we got through the opening stage of the seven-day race from Christchurch to Queenstown without being in one,... More...

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