1w ago| Cycling

Road race a rare chance for fans

Richard Carapaz of Ecuador produced a powerful late burst after six-hour slog to win gold in a thrilling Olympic men’s road race as favourite Tadej Pogacar was beaten into third place at the Fuji...

2w ago| More Sports

Boy next door Pogacar spearheads new era

The fresh-faced Slovenian Tadej Pogacar was set to ride into Paris in triumph on the final stage of the Tour de France after cementing his grip on the lead in the time trial on Saturday 

Hope and expectation as Tour de France starts in virus shadow

The Tour de France set off from the French Riviera on Saturday, two months later than planned and under the shadow of a coronavirus pandemic which could still shatter hopes of the world's...

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Road race a rare chance for fans

Richard Carapaz of Ecuador produced a powerful late burst after six-hour slog to win gold in a thrilling Olympic men’s road race as favourite Tadej Pogacar was beaten into third place at the Fuji...

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Boy next door Pogacar spearheads new era

The fresh-faced Slovenian Tadej Pogacar was set to ride into Paris in triumph on the final stage of the Tour de France after cementing his grip on the lead in the time trial on Saturday 

August 29, 2020
August 29, 2020

Hope and expectation as Tour de France starts in virus shadow

The Tour de France set off from the French Riviera on Saturday, two months later than planned and under the shadow of a coronavirus pandemic which could still shatter hopes of the world's...

September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017

Cyclist pedals around the world in 78 days

A British endurance cyclist has smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation of the planet on a bicycle, riding 18,000 miles (29,000km) in under 80 days.

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Froome under fire over 'cheating' jersey

Chris Froome and his Sky team comes under attack again on the opening weekend of the Tour de France, but not on the road.

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

Valverde undergoes successful kneecap operation

Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde undergoes a succesful operation to fix a broken kneecap he suffered in a crash that saw him knocked him out of the Tour de France.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Cyclist gets 6-year ban for cheating

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has banned Belgian rider Femke van den Driessche for six years for using a

July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015

Tour de France 2015: Greipel sprints to third stage win

Andre Greipel sprint to his third stage win of this year's Tour de France in Valence as Britain's Chris Froome comfortably kept his overall lead.