Giro d’Italia: Tao Geoghegan Hart wins stage 15 to move fourth in general classification

Tao Geoghegan Hart became the latest British winner on a grand tour after sprinting to victory on stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia at Piancavallo. The 25-year-old Londoner saw off Team Sunweb pair Wilco Kelderman and Jai Hindley for a win which also thrusts him into contention in the general classification. Thomas out of Giro d’Italia after crash Yates out […]

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Bradley Wiggins: Sprint lanes could help prevent high-speed crashes

Bradley Wiggins has called on cycling to adopt athletics-style sprint lanes to end the kind of high-speed crashes that left Fabio Jakobsen with life-threatening injuries. Wiggins branded the UCI “ridiculous” for issuing a statement condemning Dylan Groenewegen for drifting into Jakobsen’s path ahead of the crash in Wednesday’s opening stage at the Tour of Poland, demanding “compassion” for Groenewegen. Tour […]

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Coronavirus: All cycling World Tour events cancelled until end of April, UCI confirms

The UCI has confirmed no road cycling events on their calendar will take place until at least the end of April, leaving the distinct possibility of no racing until June. All UCI-controlled events through the Tour of Romandie, which had been scheduled to get underway on April 28, have now been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, while this year’s […]

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Great Britain name strong UCI Track Cycling World Championships squad

Great Britain have named six Olympic champions in their squad for the UCI Track Cycling World Championships as they enter final preparations for Tokyo 2020. Laura and Jason Kenny, who both could become Britain’s most successful Olympians later this year, are in the 20-rider squad for Berlin along with fellow gold medallists Ed Clancy, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker and Phil […]

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Steve Peters questions use of Testogel for performance-enhancement at Richard Freeman medical tribunal

British Cycling and Team Sky’s former head of medicine Steve Peters has cast doubt on the idea testosterone patches could have been ordered for performance-enhancing reasons. Richard Freeman, the former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor, is facing a hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester to determine his fitness to practise medicine. Dr Freeman has already admitted, […]

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Elia Viviani stripped of Giro d’Italia stage-three victory as Fernando Gaviria takes win

Italian national champion Elia Viviani was stripped of victory as stage three of the Giro d’Italia ended in a chaotic sprint in Orbetello. Deceuninck-QuickStep’s Viviani crossed the line first at the end of the 219km stage from Vinci and looked to have taken victory in the national jersey, but he was later relegated for changing his line and blocking Trek-Segafredo’s […]

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