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  • Saxo Bank retains sponsorship of Contador's team

    (Reuters) - The Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team, led by twice Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, have received a boost with Denmark's Saxo Bank announcing it will remain a co-title sponsor for 2015. The team is owned by Russia's Oleg Tinkov and managed by...
  • Cavendish to return from injury at Tour de l'Ain

    LONDON (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish will return to action in this month's Tour de l'Ain stage race in eastern France having recovered from the shoulder injury he sustained in the Tour de France opening stage, his team said on Wednesday. The British rider,...
  • Sportives helping harmony on Britain's roads

    LONDON (Reuters) - The rise and rise of cycling in Britain will scale a new peak on Sunday when 24,000 amateur riders take over the capital and a swathe of the countryside in the closed-road Prudential Ride London Surrey 100, the country's ultimate...
  • Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding

    LONDON (Reuters) - As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but when the invitations went out for bidders to organise and run a mass cycling event on a similar scale he jumped at the chance....
  • Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just 'Friendly' as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the...
  • Cycling - UCI provisionally suspend Kreuziger, team says

    (Reuters) - Czech rider Roman Kreuziger was provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union's (UCI) anti-doping commission on Saturday after possible irregularities emerged from his biological passport. His Tinkoff-Saxo team confirmed that...
  • Kristoff sprints to Tour de France Stage 12 win

     Kristoff sprints to  Tour de France Stage 12 win
    ST. ETIENNE, France -- Norway's Alexander Kristoff beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a 185.5-kilometer ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha ride Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a...
  • Nibali strikes again at Tour de France

    Nibali strikes again at Tour de France
    CHAMROUSSE, France, July 18  - Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the heat on Friday. Astana rider Nibali went on...
  • 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...
  • Cyclists flock to area for Tour of Hampton Roads

    The Tour de France may be an ocean away, but cycling enthusiasts in Hampton Roads won't have to travel far to see their favorite sport this weekend. Thanks to the efforts of Celerity Cycling, a cycling team based out of southern Virginia, organizers...
  • Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling

    Lance Armstrong says he is bored, agitated without competitive cycling
    Banned from all competition, Lance Armstrong says he often feels bored and agitated, and that he sometimes receives money from extremely wealthy people who pay to race him. Armstrong talks about life without competitive cycling in the August issue of...