russia recruiting australian cyclist for olympic team

russia is hoping to recruit former world champion track cyclist shane perkins of australia in a push for medals at the 2020 olympics. '''the russian cycling federation has given me another opportunity to chase my dreams of olympic

2017-02-15 06:55:03  

top cyclist joins team nz as grinders turn to pedal power

london olympics bronze medalist simon van velthooven has been training with team new zealand's for this year's america's cup regatta as the syndicate turned to pedal power for their challenge, local media reported on wednesday. tv

2017-02-15 02:58:21  

cycling: future is bright despite 'challenged' reputation, says hoy

by claire bloomfield monaco (reuters) - doping concerns have "challenged", if not "tarnished", cycling, british great chris hoy said on tuesday, but he is confident a new generation, possibly including his own son, will not b

2017-02-14 07:07:40  

lance armstrong to head to court in us suit

a judge on monday cleared the way for the doping-disgraced cycling icon lance armstrong to go to court, saying the us authorities' allegations against him merited trial. the us justice department is seeking nearly $100 million in damages fr

2017-02-13 07:03:52  

lance armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit

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 use. the lawsuit was filed

2017-02-13 06:50:43  

lance armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit

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 use.

2017-02-13 06:48:50  

u.s. lawsuit seeking $100 million from lance armstrong heads to trial

the u.s. justice department has accused armstrong of defrauding the government by accepting millions of dollars in sponsorship money from the u.s. postal service (usps) as he led the team to a string of tour de france victories while doping. arm

2017-02-13 06:28:27  

vendee region to stage 2018 tour start

france's west coast vendee region will stage the 2018 tour de france 'grand depart', organisers said on sunday. the vendee, which last hosted the start of cycling's blue riband in 2011, follows dusseldorf from where this year

2017-02-12 01:57:05  

cycling: pays de la loire to host 2018 tour grand depart

(reuters) - the grand depart of the 2018 tour de france will be from the pays de la loire region, organizers announced on sunday. it will be a return to the race's roots as the first edition in 1903 was also hosted by the western region. since t

2017-02-12 11:41:03  

novitzky says ufc anti-doping program tough but effective

by philip o'connor stockholm (reuters) - the ultimate fighting championship's 18-month-old anti-doping program may be making waves but its designer jeff novitzky, who came to prominence chasing high-profile drug cheats like cyclist lan

2017-02-10 08:20:16  

bob howden denies he has stepped down due to sexism and bullying allegations scandal in british cycling

british cycling’s bob howden has denied that his decision to step aside as chairman to allow non-executive director jonathan browning to take over has anything to do with the ongoing controversies, saying he always “pushed for a better deal” for

2017-02-09 06:58:34  

revealed: plan to turn gb into snow sports superpower

now, dan hunt has set himself arguably his loftiest goal yet: to make britain a top-five ski and snowboard nation in little over a decade. the new performance director of british ski & snowboarding revealed the governing body’s long-term vis

2017-02-08 05:30:00  

coach who led team gb's women to olympic gold insists there was 'no culture of fear' at british cycling

the coach who transformed great britain’s women’s endurance team into olympic champions has told an independent review there was no “culture of fear” at british cycling during his time there. dan hunt revealed he had given evidence to the panel

2017-02-08 05:30:00  

publication of independent review into allegations of british cycling bullying and discrimination delayed

the publication of an independent review into allegations of bullying and discrimination in british cycling has been delayed to give those criticised in it adequate opportunity to challenge its findings. the review, led by the chair of british r

2017-02-07 02:40:40  

roger walkowiak, 1956 tour de france champ, dies at 89

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. the frenchman had been the oldest living tour winner after ferdy kuebler died in december at 97. back in 1956

2017-02-07 09:08:06  

determined quintana seals valencia win

nairo quintana made the perfect start to a daunting season as the movistar rider survived the elements to win the tour of valencia on sunday. frenchman bryan coquard claimed the shortened fifth and final 49.5km stage around valencia ahead of com

2017-02-05 12:08:12  

howson eclipses froome to win herald sun tour

young australian damien howson upstaged international stars chris froome and esteban chaves sunday, winning the overall herald sun tour ahead of fellow countryman jai hindley. briton ian stannard (team sky) crossed the line first on the 121-kilo

2017-02-05 06:22:05  

australian howson holds off froome to win herald sun tour

australian domestique damien howson claimed victory in the herald sun tour on sunday, holding off a couple of attacks from three-times tour de france champion chris froome over the fourth and final stage for his first overall race win. the 24-ye

2017-02-05 01:42:30  

quintana storms to tour of valencia overall lead

nairo quintana showcased his fine early season form ahead of a giro d'italia-tour de france double attempt by storming to victory and the overall lead on the fourth stage of the tour of valencia on saturday. eritrea's merhawi kudus was

2017-02-04 01:34:42  

american mccabe wins crash-marred stage of herald sun tour

melbourne, australia (ap) -- american travis mccabe won a crash-marred third stage of the herald sun tour on saturday, out-sprinting a reduced field over the final kilometers.

2017-02-04 02:17:33  

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