Cycling

  • Horner leaves hospital after training accident

    MILAN (AP) -- Spanish Vuelta champion Chris Horner has been released from a hospital in northern Italy following a training accident inside a tunnel last week. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 6:45 AM EDT
  • Toronto's yearly bike clean up begins

    Toronto's yearly bike clean up begins

    Bikes that have spent the winter parked on sidewalks will be tagged and removed over the next few weeks in the city's annual spring bike blitz. … More »

    CBC - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 11:22 AM EDT
  • Quintana to lead Movistar at Giro d'Italia

    Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana will lead Movistar at the Giro d'Italia next month. Quintana finished second to Christopher Froome at the Tour last year, but he will not ride in cycling's biggest race this summer. Instead, the Colombian … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 10:57 AM EDT
  • Cycling-Road-Team World Ranking standings

    April 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Ranking Teams 1. Omega Pharma - Quick-Step(Belgium) 543 2. Katusha(Russia) 382 3. AG2R(France) 380 4. Tinkoff - Saxo(Russia) 379 5. Trek(United States) 349 6. BMC Racing(United States) 334 7. … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 3:19 PM EDT
  • Terpstra wins Paris-Roubaix race

    Terpstra wins Paris-Roubaix race

    Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands won the Paris-Roubaix race for the first time on Sunday, making a decisive break near the end of the one-day classic to win it by 20 seconds and upstage pre-race favorites Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara. Belgian … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 3:04 PM EDT
  • Wiggins keen for another tilt on fearsome cobbles

    Wiggins keen for another tilt on fearsome cobbles

    By Julien Pretot ROUBAIX, France (Reuters) - Shortly after crossing the line on the Roubaix velodrome, Bradley Wiggins lay on the grass, his face reflecting his efforts on the bone-crushing cobbles of the Hell of the North - and he wished he could … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 2:28 PM EDT
  • Cycling-Road-Paris - Roubaix results

    April 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Paris - Roubaix (Compiegne - Roubaix, 257 km) on Sunday 1. Niki Terpstra (Netherlands / Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) 6:09:01" 2. John Degenkolb (Germany / Giant) +20" 3. Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland / … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 1:38 PM EDT
  • Cycling-Wiggins keen for another tilt on fearsome cobbles

    By Julien Pretot ROUBAIX, France, April 13 (Reuters) - Shortly after crossing the line on the Roubaix velodrome, Bradley Wiggins lay on the grass, his face reflecting his efforts on the bone-crushing cobbles of the Hell of the North - and he wished … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 12:38 PM EDT
  • Cycling-Terpstra pips top guns to win Paris-Roubaix

    (Adds details, quotes) By Julien Pretot ROUBAIX, France, April 13 (Reuters) - Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands seized his opportunity to pip the pre-race favourites and clinch the biggest victory of his career when he won the Paris-Roubaix classic … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 12:20 PM EDT
  • Terpstra pips top guns to win Paris-Roubaix

    Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands seized his opportunity to pip the pre-race favourites and clinch the biggest victory of his career when he won the Paris-Roubaix classic race on Sunday. Terpstra, one of the in-form riders going into the 257-km race … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 11:34 AM EDT
  • Cycling-Terpstra wins Paris-Roubaix

    ROUBAIX, France, April 13 (Reuters) - Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands won the Paris-Roubaix classic race on Sunday. (Reporting by Julien Pretot) … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 10:43 AM EDT
  • Cycling-Road-World Ranking standings

    April 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Ranking 1. Alberto Contador (Spain / Tinkoff - Saxo) 308 2. Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland / Trek) 190 3. Alexander Kristoff (Norway / Katusha) 151 4. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Cannondale) 143 5. … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 3:14 PM EDT
  • Horner to remain in hospital until next week

    MILAN (AP) -- Spanish Vuelta champion Christopher Horner will remain in the hospital until next week at least following Friday's training accident in northern Italy. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 2:41 PM EDT
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta al Pais Vasco final classification

    April 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Final Classification from Vuelta al Pais Vasco on Saturday 1. Alberto Contador (Spain / Tinkoff - Saxo) 21:09:11" 2. Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland / Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) +49" 3. Jean-Christophe Peraud (France / … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 1:54 PM EDT
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta al Pais Vasco stage 6 results

    April 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Vuelta al Pais Vasco (Markina-Xemein - Markina-Xemein, 25.9 km) on Saturday 1. Tony Martin (Germany / Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) 38:33" 2. Alberto Contador (Spain / Tinkoff - Saxo) +7" 3. Michal … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 1:54 PM EDT
  • Alberto Contador wins Tour of Basque Country for 3rd time, takes 2nd title of year

    MARKINA, Spain - Alberto Contador won the Tour of Basque Country for a third time on Saturday, confirming the Spaniard's strong return to form with his second title of the year as he prepares for the Tour de France. The Tinkoff-Saxo cyclist … More »

    The Canadian Press - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 1:09 PM EDT
  • Contador rockets to Basque Tour victory

    (Reuters) - Alberto Contador produced a blistering time trial performance and easily held off nearest challenger and fellow Spaniard Alejandro Valverde to wrap up his third triumph at the Tour of the Basque Country on Saturday. Tinkoff-Saxo rider … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 12:56 PM EDT
  • UPDATE 1-Cycling-Contador rockets to Basque Tour victory

    * Spaniard finishes second in time trial behind Martin * Challenger Valverde fades and finishes off the podium (Adds Contador quotes) April 12 (Reuters) - Alberto Contador produced a blistering time trial performance and easily held off nearest … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 12:55 PM EDT
  • Contador wins 3rd Tour of Basque Country title

    Alberto Contador won the Tour of Basque Country for a third time on Saturday, confirming the Spaniard's strong return to form with his second title of the year as he prepares for the Tour de France. The Tinkoff-Saxo cyclist defended the lead he … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 12:49 PM EDT
  • Cycling-Contador rockets to Basque Tour victory

    Alberto Contador produced a blistering time trial performance and easily held off nearest challenger and Spanish compatriot Alejandro Valverde and wrap up his third victory at the Tour of the Basque Country on Saturday. Tinkoff-Saxo rider Contador … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 12 Apr, 2014 12:19 PM EDT