Bicycle Racing

Alberto Contador: ‘I don’t know what happened, I felt super weak’

<b>The veteran Spaniard faded quickly on the final climb of stage three of the Vuelta a España and looks out of GC contention</b><p>Alberto Contador‘s dream …

Vuelta a España

Chris Froome: ‘I’m going to chase every bonus I can’ in search of Vuelta a España victory

<b>Froome into race lead after going for bonus seconds on stage three</b><p>Chris Froome (Team Sky) is not leaving anything to chance in the 2017 Vuelta a …

Vuelta a España

Vuelta a España Stage 3 Preview

Monday, day three, and the Vuelta heads for the Pyrenees and altitude with a stage to Andorra. This is far from the most selective of stages but it …

Vuelta a España

First Week Bike Commuting: What I Learned

Biking to work continues to climb in popularity. Our car-centric contributor decided to try it for week.<p><b>Commuting by bike grew 63 percent in the</b> …

Chris Froome

Alejandro Valverde aims for October race return despite doctor’s warnings

<b>Movistar rider hopes to be back racing in three months time after being warned not to race for the next eight months</b><p>Alejandro Valverde has reportedly …

Tour de France

What was your favourite moment from this year’s Tour de France?

<b>This week's Big Question asked the CW reader's to name their favourite moment from the 2017 Tour de France</b><p>With the year’s biggest race well behind us …

Tour de France

Vuelta a Espana 2017 – stage two results and final standings after Yves Lampaert pounces into overall lead in Gruissan

Yves Lampaert won stage two at the Vuelta a España on Sunday after the Quick-Step Floors riders clipped off the front of the bunch at the end of the 203.4km run from Nimes to Gruissan to steal the biggest victory of his career.<p>The 26-year-old who had not won a race at WorldTour level previously …

Vuelta a España

Chris Froome improves Vuelta a Espana standing on windy second day

Adam Blythe finished third in a windy second stage of the Vuelta a Espana as fellow Briton Chris Froome improved his overall standing.<p>Blythe crossed …

Chris Froome

Two Cambridge grads and a MoneySupermarket veteran raise £1 million to build the Airbnb of marathons

LONDON — An online sports listing startup has raised £1 million from a raft to tech, banking, and sporting figures to build the "Airbnb of endurance events" like triathlon and marathon.<p>Let's Do This, founded 13 months ago, secured the seed funding in June but it has not yet been publically …

Tour de France

Vuelta a Espana: Stage 1 highlights

Team time trials always provide exciting action and stage 1 of the Vuelta a España was no exception.<p>The dramatic scenery and ancient buildings in …

From the dressing room to the boardroom and up Tour de France’s biggest challenge Mont Ventoux ... Warren Hawke is Morton’s iron man

This week’s Sunday Mail Big Interview sees Gordon Waddell meet Greenock Morton legend.<p>He’s a challenge junkie. The kid who bailed on a promising …

Tour de France

Vuelta a Espana: Short-lived stay in red for Dennis

A little over two years after his stint as the Tour de France race leader, Rohan Dennis' time in the red Vuelta a Espana's leaders jersey also lasted …

Cycling

Vuelta a Espana 2017: Yves Lampaert Takes Maiden Grand Tour Win

Quick-Step Cycling executed a perfect tactical plan to grab Stage 2 of the 2017 Vuelta a Espana on Sunday, with Yves Lampaert crossing the line first for his maiden win in a Grand Tour.<p>The Belgian avoided a bunch sprint by taking advantage of heavy winds and a late roundabout that disrupted the …

Sport (UK)

Vuelta a España Stage 2 Preview

Flat? Yes. But featureless this is not as the race takes the coastal road past many of France’s best wind and kitesurfing spots and the wind is …

Vuelta a España

Vuelta a Espana: Lampaert zips away for stage win and overall lead

In his best season to date, with a top Classic at Dwars Door Vlaanderen and his country’s national Time Trial title already in his palmares, …

Tour de Victoria highlights ‘region’s best’ routes for cyclists

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria is like a puzzle that pieces together the region’s best cycling routes: The undulating hills of Munn Road, the …

Giro d'Italia

Nîmes train station closed briefly after security alert - France - RFI

The station was sealed off while police detained a man with a replica gun which fires blanks, the local prefecture told the AFP news agency.<p>Spanish media reported earlier that shots had been fired and social media users bombarded Twitter with worried messages, but the prefecture denied there had …

France

UConn Loses Final Exhibition Game In Italy

With All-American forward Napheesa Collier sidelined because of an ankle injury, the UConn women's basketball team was shorthanded in its final …

Grand Tours

Vuelta a Espana: Peloton braced for crosswinds on stage 2

The second stage of the Vuelta a España, on Sunday, is the flattest of the whole race, with barely a metre of elevation. The riders, however - …

Tour de l'Avenir 2017: Stage 3 Results

Results<p>#<p>Rider Name (Country) Team<p>Result<p>1<p>Kristoffer Halvorsen (Nor) Norway<p>2:56:05<p>2<p>Alvaro Jose Hodeg Chagui (Col) Colombia<p>3<p>Christopher Lawless (GBr) …

Olympics

Scary: Massive somersault crash in Nimes time trial

A frightening moment on the opening stage of the 2017 Vuelta A Espana.<p>Red is Spain's colour, and it's also the jersey of the Vuelta a Espana, the …

Cycling

Rohan Dennis in red as BMC win Vuelta a Espana's opening team time trial

The American team completed a highly technical 13.7km course in the French town of Nimes in a time of 15 minutes and 58 seconds - six seconds quicker …

Vuelta a España

Cycle faster and smarter by creating your own custom kit

Record-breaking Adam Hansen built a home-factory to manufacture the world's lightest cycling shoes<p>Adam Hansen doesn't know when to quit. The …

Giro d'Italia

Win a place on the 2018 HotChillee London-Paris ride

To celebrate the 15th edition of the HotChillee London-Paris we are offering a <i>BikeRadar</i> reader the chance to ride into Paris with the world renowned …

Tour de France

60-year-old cycling the Alps for charity — despite several accidents on his bike

A SOLICITOR will take on a mountainous challenge when he cycles the Alps in a bid to raise money for local charities.<p>Graham Ireland, who heads up the …

Alpe d'Huez

The Newest Deals: From Roller-Skiing in Seefeld to Christmas in The 3 Valleys

Photo: Pierre Jacques/OT Valmorel.<p>Thinking about your ski holiday for next season? Or maybe you want to fit in a last-minute summer trip to the Alps? …

Alpe d'Huez

Nicholas Roche: I was disgusted to hear my team-mate Sanchez failed a drugs test

Like every other team in this three-week Vuelta a Espana, this morning began with having our blood taken for the usual pre-race anti-doping …

News (Ireland)

Vuelta won’t alter route in wake of terrorist attacks

NIMES, France (VN) — The horrible terrorist attack Thursday in Barcelona that left more than a dozen killed won’t alter plans for the 2017 Vuelta a …

Tour de France

French town Nimes on lockdown after reports of three armed men on TGV train on first day of Vuelta a Espana

Police boarded a train to search for suspects, according to reports, and passengers were ordered to put their hands in the air<p>Nimes railway station …

Sport (UK)

2018 Vuelta a Espana to start in Malaga

The 2018 Vuelta a España will start in Málaga, in the South of Spain, the race organisers confirmed on Saturday. The race is set to start, once …

Vuelta a España