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Katie Archibald defends European individual pursuit title

Katie Archibald secured Great Britain's first gold medal of the 2017 UEC European Track Championships on Friday, successfully defending her title in …

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Contador and Porte presented at Japan Cup - News shorts

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) and Richie Porte (BMC Racing) were among the riders presented to the crowds in Utsunomiya ahead of this weekend’s …

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Report: Colle delle Finestre to feature in tough Alpine finale to 2018 Giro d'Italia

The route of the 2018 Giro d’Italia will not be presented until the final week of November, but details of the course have trickled out in the …

Cycling

Sky extend with Kiryienka

Vasil Kiryienka will ride on in Team Sky kit next season. The British Worldtour outfit delivered the news via a short Twitter video on Friday.<p>Coming …

Giro d'Italia

Nibali ends season with victory at Taiwan KOM Challenge

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) ended his 2017 season with victory at the Taiwan KOM Challenge, finishing more than a minute ahead of Spain’s Oscar …

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Tour of Guangxi: Max Walscheid emerges as sprint challenger to Gaviria

At almost two meters tall, Max Walscheid is arguably the most physically imposing of the sprinters in the WorldTour peloton. However, the Sunweb …

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Stetina riding with California wildfires on his mind at Tour of Guangxi

With his home county of Sonoma decimated by the recent Californian fires, cycling understandably isn't Peter Stetina's major priority at the moment. …

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Slipstream contract extension a relief for Craddock

Lawson Craddock will continue for a third year with Slipstream Sports following the announcement of a contract extension for the American. In a …

Cycling

Mathieu Riebel dies after collision with ambulance during race

French rider Mathieu Riebel has died following a crash with a vehicle during stage 9 of the Tour de Nouvelle Caladonie, the organisers have confirmed.<p>…

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Bardiani-CSF rider blames positive doping test on his mother's medicine

The Bardiani-CSF team has been caught up in a new anti-doping case after it emerged a rider from the Italian Professional Continental outfit has …

Cycling

Lappartient: I need to be sure there’s no mechanical doping

UCI President David Lappartient has pledged to restore cycling’s credibility in relation to the issue of mechanical doping. Only one elite rider has …

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Richard Freeman resigns from British Cycling

Citing ill health, Dr. Richard Freeman has resigned his position at British Cycling, according to a Thursday report in <i>The Telegraph</i>.<p>British Cycling …

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Matthews repaying his teammates at Tour of Guangxi

The beneficiary of a committed Sunweb team at the Tour de France in July, winning stages and the green jersey as well, Michael Matthews is repaying …

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Former Olympian Nothstein announces Congressional nomination bid

Former Olympic track gold medalist and world champion Marty Nothstein announced on Thursday that he is seeking nomination for the US …

Cycling

Archibald joins Wiggle-High5 for 2018 - Women's news shorts

Wiggle-High5 announced their third new signing for the 2018 season with Olympic Champion Katie Archibald set to join the powerful women's squad.<p>The …

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Axeon signs U23 time trial world champion Mikkel Bjerg

The Axeon Hagens Berman development team has announced the signing of reigning U23 time trial world championMikkel Bjerg of Denmark for the 2018 …

World Champions

Motivated and versatile Cannondale-Drapac on show at Tour of Guangxi

In July Cannondale-Drapac was celebrating a Tour de France podium with Rigoberto Uran. In August the team was facing extinction with a prospective …

Cycling

Van Vleuten: I don't see one-day La Course as a step backwards

This year's La Course champion, Annemiek van Vleuten, has welcomed the plans for the 2018 edition of the women's race organised by the Tour de …

Cycling

Boels Dolmans complete 2018 line-up with Skylar Schneider signing

Boels Dolmans has completed their line-up for 2018 with the signing of up and coming American rider Skylar Schneider.<p>The 19-year-old was a silver …

Cycling

Gaviria uses his end of season speed to win Tour of Guangxi sprint

Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) joked that his desire to end his 2017 season as quickly as possible and head home to Colombia had given him the …

Cycling

Dillier puts himself in contention for Guangxi overall after breakaway efforts

Swiss national champion Silvan Dillier has inserted himself into contention for the Tour of Guangxi overall title after his breakaway efforts on …

Giro d'Italia

Tour of Guangxi: Late mix-up costs Ewan shot at stage win

Caleb Ewan’s presence at the pre-race press conference for the Tour of Guangxi highlighted his status as the odds-on favourite for stage 1 victory in …

Cycling

Portal: Dropping to eight riders won't make the Tour de France more attractive

Nicolas Portal (Team Sky) praised ASO for the 2018 Tour de France route after it was unveiled in Paris on Tuesday but voiced his opinion that …

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Looking back at the Gran Prix of Gloucester

The Craft Gran Prix of Gloucester may be the closest thing the US has to an iconic cyclo-cross race. The venue in Gloucester, Massachusetts, along …

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Tour of Guangxi: Ewan unsure of form but hungry for wins

With 10 wins in 2017, Caleb Ewan is two victories shy of his best season to date numerically. However, the Orica-Scott fast man has arguably already …

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Brown extends with Slipstream Sports through 2019

Slipstream Sports announced a contract extension with Nate Brown on Wednesday that will see the 26-year-old American stick with the team currently …

Cycling

Petilli undergoes successful surgery - News shorts

UAE Team Emirates said Wednesday that Simone Petilli underwent successful surgery to repair the fractured collarbone he suffered in a crash at Il …

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Post-Tour surge propels Wanty-Groupe Gobert to Europe Tour win

A late surge of wins in Italy propelled Wanty-Groupe Gobert to the overall win in the 2017 UCI Europe Tour for the second consecutive year, a result …

Cycling

Chinese media dub Alaphilippe the Tour of Guangxi favourite

As a first-year neo-pro in 2014, Julian Alaphilippe lined out at the final edition of the Tour of Beijing as a relatively unknown rider. At the …

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Piva: Porte will like the 2018 Tour de France route

BMC Racing’s general classification leader Richie Porte wasn’t at the unveiling of the 2018 Tour de France route, but his directeur sportif Valerio …

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