Cycling News

Viviani wins opening Tour Down Under stage in brutal heat

Italy’s Elia Viviani won a tight finish to take the opening stage of Australia’s Tour Down Under in brutal temperatures in Adelaide on Tuesday. Deceuninck–Quick-Step’s Viviani, the omnium gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics and one of the world’s leading sprinters, powered out of

Viviania wins 1st stage of Tour Down Under

Italy’s Elia Viviani slipped through a tiny gap near the finish line to win the first stage of the Tour Down Under on Tuesday as riders faced the dual challenge of extreme heat and strong winds. Viviani was tucked back in the peloton, behind triple world champion Peter Sagan, as riders raced towards

Ex-British cycling doc faces hearing over testosterone order

The former doctor of Team Sky and British Cycling will face a medical hearing on allegations he covered up an order of testosterone which was intended to help an athlete. Details published by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service ahead of an upcoming hearing say Freeman is accused of making ‘

In shaming 90-year-old rider, anti-doping earns a black eye

As time caught up with many of his peers, the former United States Navy Band saxophonist , who played for U.S. presidents and visiting VIPs and who was born on his parents’ kitchen table during an Indiana thunderstorm the year before the Great Depression, is still riding to spread his stay-active

USA Cycling hires New Balance boss DeMartini as its CEO

The past two leaders of USA Cycling participated at the sport’s highest level, one of them racing in the prestigious Paris-Roubaix and the other winning a masters world championship. Rob DeMartini prepared for the job in the offices and board rooms of Proctor & Gamble. Derek Bouchard-Hall and Steve

Dumoulin confirms Giro-Tour double bid for 2019

Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin will again race both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France in 2019 after coming second to Team SKY pair Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas respectively at the two events last season. Alongside the SKY duo Dumoulin is seen by many as one of the world’s stand out cyclists

Thomas, Froome target Tour de France in 2019

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky’s final bid for cycling’s biggest prize. Froome will not defend his Giro d’Italia title as targets a record-tying fifth win