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  • Australia seek Evans successor as retirement talk swirls

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tour de France winner Cadel Evans may not have made up his mind about whether to wrap up his professional career but Australian cycling is already wrestling with the problem of how to replace him. The 37-year-old, Australia's...
  • Day in Sports: Brad Keselowski wins Chase for the Sprint Cup opener

    Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round...
  • Local hero Contador secures third Tour of Spain title

    SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Spain (Reuters) - Local favorite Alberto Contador wrapped up his third Tour of Spain triumph when he comfortably held on to his overall lead in the final stage time trial in a rain-soaked Santiago de Compostela on Sunday. Tinkoff-...
  • Flamboyant Contador downs Froome this time

    PARIS (Reuters) - While other riders, including his great rival Chris Froome, use some races to fine-tune their condition or set themselves more modest objectives, Alberto Contador always has only victory in mind when he pins a bib on his jersey. Just...
  • Contador poised for Vuelta glory after stage win

    PUERTO DE ANCARES Spain (Reuters) - Alberto Contador was poised to win the Tour of Spain for the third time after taking the penultimate 20th stage with a late surge on Saturday. The Spaniard, who prevailed on the Vuelta in 2008 and 2012, controlled...
  • Cycling: Contador sits out 'unsuitable' world championships

    (Reuters) - Tour of Spain overall leader Alberto Contador will sit out this month's world championships because the route does not suit him, the Spaniard said on Tuesday. "The route does not suit me so I prefer to give my spot to another rider," Contador...
  • LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday

    LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday
    It's been called the second-fastest marathon in the country, and when the LVHN Via Marathon and Marathon Relay teams take off on Sunday morning from Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, almost 1,800 people will be running by the...
  • Guest Column: A reflection on cycling in Europe

    Guest Column: A reflection on cycling in Europe
    Whether it should be considered an epic or simply an experience, I do know that it was the adventure of a lifetime. After having time to reflect on the two months of Belgian and European road racing, which I embarked on from the end of June to the...
  • I'm not in great shape for Tour of Britain - Cavendish

    LONDON (Reuters) - Wild horses would not keep Mark Cavendish off his bike for the start of the Tour of Britain on Sunday, but the battle-scarred former world champion admits he is hardly in the best shape. Cavendish needed surgery on his shoulder after a...
  • Wiggins targets Tour of Britain and first world road gold

    LONDON (Reuters) - Bradley Wiggins has the chance to end a frustrating year on a high as he attempts to defend his Tour of Britain title and win a first gold medal at the road world championships. The 2012 Tour de France champion was named in the British...
  • Quintana in Vuelta command after Contador causes havoc

    ARAMON VALDELINARES Spain (Reuters) - Colombian Nairo Quintana snatched the overall leader's red jersey at the Tour of Spain on Sunday after Alberto Contador's late attack caused havoc in a group of favourites on the ninth stage. Spain's Contador...
  • Kreuziger appeal against ban turned down by CAS

    (Reuters) - Czech rider Roman Kreuziger's appeal against a provisional suspension for suspected doping has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), ruling him out of this month's Vuelta. Kreuziger, a team mate of Spain's Alberto...