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Campenaerts breaks Wiggins’ one-hour record in Mexico

Belgian Victor Campenaerts broke Bradley Wiggins’ UCI hour record at Mexico’s Velodromo Bicentenario on Tuesday. “It was super hard, I was a bit optimistic in the first 30 minutes and then I said myself I had to slow down a bit the pace, but even with that I think I was faster than Wiggins

Colombian cyclist Pantano fails EPO test

Trek-Segafredo’s Colombian Jarlinson Pantano has failed an out of competition doping test for the blood booster EPO, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Monday. “In accordance with UCI Anti-Doping Rules, the rider has been provisionally suspended until the adjudication of the affair

Reinvented Gilbert clinches Paris-Roubaix in strive for five

Belgian veteran Philippe Gilbert won the Paris Roubaix cobbled classic on Sunday after a cat-and-mouse final struggle with Germany’s Nils Politt. Gilbert’s compatriot and teammate Yves Lampaert was third. Six riders, including defending champion Peter Sagan, broke away with around 55km remaining

Belgian veteran Gilbert beats Politt to win Paris-Roubaix

Veteran cyclist Philippe Gilbert beat German rider Nils Politt right at the end of Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix race to win it for the first time. Gilbert strategically placed himself behind the 24-year-old Politt, and then attacked him down the left to win by about a length after nearly six hours of