Impey edges Porte for race lead in Tour Down Under

Defending champion Daryl Impey took the lead in the Tour Down Under from chief rival Richie Porte as Italy's Giacomo Nizzolo won Saturday's fifth stage in a bunch sprint finish. South Africa's Impey will take a two-second advantage over Porte into Sunday's final stage up the gruelling

Ewan wins again, Porte’s tour lead cut by Impey

Australia's Caleb Ewan won a second stage of the Tour Down Under on Friday as Richie Porte's overall race lead was clipped to just three seconds by defending champion Daryl Impey. Ewan, who won Wednesday's second stage for Belgian team Lotto Soudal to lead the general classification for

Ewan wins 4th stage of Tour Down Under, Porte retains lead

Australia's Caleb Ewan out-sprinted Sam Bennett of Ireland to win the fourth stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race Friday but Richie Porte retained the overall lead. Ewan, who also won the second stage, had stronger legs than first stage-winner Bennett at the end of a testing 152.8 kilometer (

Porte ascends to the top of Tour Down Under

Australian Richie Porte conquered a brutal uphill finish Thursday to claim the third stage and the race leader's jersey in the Tour Down Under. Porte, the 2017 TDU winner, made the decisive move for his Trek-Segafredo team in the season's opening UCI tour, to power up the torturous hill climb

Chris Froome to resume racing at UAE Tour next month

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will return to competition at the UAE Tour next month, less than a year after suffering multiple career-threatening injuries. The British rider has not raced since he broke his right femur, elbow, hip and several ribs in a training crash as he geared up

Caleb Ewan wins stage 2 of Tour Down Under, takes lead

Caleb Ewan of Australia won stage two and claimed the overall lead in the Tour Down Under cycle race Wednesday as the first event of the World Tour season wound through landscapes scorched by recent wildfires. Ewan showed his immense power in the uphill sprint to the finish to race away from defending

De Kock named South Africa one-day captain

Quinton de Kock was on Tuesday named as South Africa’s one-day international captain as part of a long term transition plan. Test and Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis was not in a 15-man squad named by Cricket South Africa on Tuesday despite committing himself to the organisation until the World Cup

Ireland’s Bennett takes early lead at Tour Down Under

Sam Bennett won a tight sprint finish to take the Tour Down Under's first stage Tuesday in a quick early return for his new Deceuninck-QuickStep team. The Irish national champion swept home in the final moments of the 150-kilometre stage to cross half a bike ahead of Belgium's Jasper Philipsen

Ireland’s Sam Bennett wins 1st stage of Tour Down Under

Sam Bennett timed his sprint perfectly Tuesday to win the 150-kilometer (93-mile) opening stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race, the first event of the UCI World Tour. The Irish rider took advantage of exceptional lead-out work by his Deceuninck Quick-Step teammates to cross the line half a bike length