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Dennis digs deep to fend off Provence challenge

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) went into the third and final stage of the Tour la Provence on Thursday in the overall lead but tied on time with three …

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'Bloody awesome' Langkawi debut for IsoWhey sports SwissWellness

Australian Continental team IsoWhey sports SwissWellness have ridden an Asian racing programme for the better part of the last decade but until this …

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Pozzato escapes serious injury to take first podium of 2017

After an innocuous crash at kilometre zero of the longest stage in this year's Tour de Langkawi in Jerteh, it initially looked like Filippo Pozzato's …

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Trust and confidence deliver McCabe to Langkawi stage win

Travis McCabe's 2017 is shaping up as his best season yet after the American again validated his move to the Pro Continental ranks with …

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UCI gathering evidence on Abu Dhabi Tour crash

The UCI has confirmed in a brief statement to <i>Cyclingnews</i> that it is gathering evidence on the late crash at the Abu Dhabi Tour involving Owain Doull …

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Kittel: No one to blame for Abu Dhabi crash

Marcel Kittel was left to lick his wounds after a crash denied him the opportunity to sprint for the first stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour on …

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Cavendish praises Dimension Data teamwork as he lands first win of 2017

Mark Cavendish said the psychological importance of landing his first victory of the season, and of triumphing over a stellar array of sprinters, …

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Abu Dhabi: Contador and Mollema crash, call sprint teams out for dangerous riding

The sprint stages of the Abu Dhabi Tour weren’t meant to be of much consequence to the Trek-Segafredo team, who are instead waiting patiently for the …

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Date set for Lance Armstrong 'whistleblower' lawsuit

A US District Court judge has denied Lance Armstrong’s request for a delay in the US Government's False Claims Act suit against him and former US …

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Doull claims Kittel's 'lethal' disc brake bike almost caused serious injury

Owain Doull has called for disc brakes to be banned unless protective casings are introduced after suffering a crash on the opening day of the Abu …

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Crashes take down GC favourites and sprinters in Abu Dhabi

The opening stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour was always going to finish in a nervous sprint and the risk of crashes was especially high after a slow day …

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Abu Dhabi Tour stage 1 highlights

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) notched up his first victory of the season with a sprint win over André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) on stage 1 of the Abu …

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Doull returns to racing at Abu Dhabi Tour after burst appendix

By this point in the year, Owain Doull was meant to have 12 race days and two WorldTour outings under his belt across a six-week block in the …

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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne preview - Recon Ride Podcast

With Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne fast approaching, the <i>Cyclingnews</i> Podcast moves into preview mode.<p>Now in its third season, the …

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Van Avermaet's season 'really' starts with defence of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad title

Greg Van Avermaet is raring to get his spring Classics campaign underway at this weekend’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne.<p>Van …

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Dennis in the driver's seat at La Provence

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) took control of the Tour La Provence general classification on Wednesday, and with just one stage remaining is primed to …

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Cycling Australia announces Steve Bracks as new chairman

Steve Bracks will replace the outgoing Malcolm Speed as the chairman of Cycling Australia. The former premier of Victoria was the chair of the …

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Quintana and Contador set to clash at Abu Dhabi Tour

Results aren’t always the priority for general classification riders at this stage in the season, and sure enough all of the big names at the Abu …

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Yates twins ready for Giro-Vuelta double challenge

While some British cycling fans maybe disappointed not to see Adam and Simon Yates at this year’s Tour de France, the twin brothers are happy to …

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Tom Zirbel UCI Hour Record attempt documentary

When former US time trial champion Tom Zirbel decided it was time to hang up his racing wheels after a decade of competing around the world, the …

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Cavendish, Kittel, Ewan and Greipel offer mouth-watering sprint showdown at Abu Dhabi Tour

The Abu Dhabi Tour held its pre-race press conference on Wednesday and such is the depth of talent in the field for the new WorldTour race, two banks …

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Boonen 'can't wait' for final Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Tom Boonen has said he "can’t wait" to ride Saturday’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad as he makes his 2017 Classics debut on the Belgian cobbles.<p>Omloop Het …

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Sunderland the man to beat in Tour de Langkawi sprints

The Tour de Langkawi start list for 2017 is packed with Italian sprinters, but on Wednesday afternoon it was Australian Scott Sunderland raising his …

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Alex Dowsett: I was on an ego trip but now I mean business

Alex Dowsett is determined to turnaround a period of inconsistent results - born partly from what he self-deprecatingly describes as arrogance - in a …

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Disc brakes: UCI calls on CPA to 'respect the democratic process'

The UCI has responded to the CPA’s call for a second ban on disc brakes, urging the riders' association to ‘respect the democratic process’ in which …

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Chaves to race Tour de France, Yates brothers target Giro d'Italia

The Orica-Scott team has confirmed that Esteban Chaves will target the Tour de France in July, while Adam and Simon Yates will join forces and race …

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Egan Bernal continues Colombian love affair with Tour de Langkawi

A glance over the favourites for the 2017 Tour de Langkawi reveals a start list divided into Italian sprinters and Colombian climbers. While the fast …

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Tour de Langkawi: Dimension Data under pressure as lone WorldTour team, defending champions

With five previous appearances in the race, Jacques Janse van Rensburg is no stranger to the Tour de Langkawi. In 2017, the former South African road …

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2017 Tour de Langkawi team presentation

As the sun set on the western beaches of Kuala Terengganu, all 19 teams of the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi assembled at the Primula Beach Hotel for the …

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ASO names wildcard picks for Ardennes Classics - News Shorts

The ASO on Tuesday named its wildcard picks for the men's and women's editions of Liège-Bastogne-Liège and La Flèche Wallonne WorldTour races.<p>For the …

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