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  • Angry Dowsett storms to time trial gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - England's Alex Dowsett channelled his anger at being left out of the team for this year's Tour de France to win gold in the men's time trial at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. In the absence of England's Olympic time trial...
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  • Mountain bikers eye $1 million in 'toughest race on earth'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mountain bikers tempted by the $1 million (£592,154) in prize money up for grabs in a new South African endurance race are given a warning before they sign up: "This could change your life, or end it". Teams of two will have to...
  • Belkin strike it lucky with Dutch lottery sponsorship

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A sponsorship deal with the Dutch national lottery operator guaranteed the Belkin cycling team's future on Wednesday. The Lotto company will become the main sponsor of both the professional cycling team and a Dutch speedskating...
  • Pinot climbs to third as Bardet, Van Garderen struggle

    BAGNERES DE LUCHON France (Reuters) - Romain Bardet had promised to "blow up the race", but it was Thibaut Pinot who set off the fireworks on the ascent to the Port de Bales on Tuesday's 16th stage of the Tour de France. Pinot, who climbed to third in...
  • Rogers's switch in focus pays off with Tour stage win

    BAGNERES DE LUCHON France (Reuters) - Michael Rogers abandoned his dream of winning a grand tour to target more reasonable goals and his shift of ambition paid off on Tuesday when he won the 16th stage of the Tour de France. The Australian Tinkoff-Saxo...
  • Judge rejects Lance Amstrong's motion to dismiss government lawsuit

    The U.S. government can continue to pursue its lawsuit against Lance Armstrong after a federal judge rejected the disgraced cyclist's motion to have the case dismissed. The government is suing Armstrong to recover some of the approximately $42 million ...
  • Lance Armstrong must face U.S. doping lawsuit, judge rules

    Lance Armstrong must face U.S. doping lawsuit, judge rules
    A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Lance Armstrong's bid to dismiss a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that he and his former cycling team, which had been sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, had defrauded the government through a scheme to use...
  • Cycling officials vow to fight doping at Tour de France

    Cycling officials vow to fight doping at Tour de France
    International cycling officials will team with a French anti-doping agency to test for cheaters at the upcoming Tour de France. The work will begin with every rider being checked before the start of the famed race on Saturday. "This partnership...
  • Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France after crash

    Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France after crash
    Mark Cavendish's Tour de France came to a brutal end after the British sprint specialist failed to recover from a crash at the end of the first stage and pulled out of the race Sunday morning. "It's devastating," Cavendish, who will have an MRI scan...
  • Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead

    Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead
    SHEFFIELD, England - Italian Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall lead on the Tour de France after a late attack earned him victory in the second stage on Sunday. The Astana rider powered away about two kilometres from the finish and held off the...
  • Tour of California cycling race to begin Sunday

    Tour of California cycling race to begin Sunday
    The ninth edition of the Amgen Tour of California will start Sunday in Sacramento. For eight days, 120 riders from 16 teams will race more than 720 miles, traveling through 12 host cities and ending in Thousand Oaks on May 18. The tour is the major...