Cycling

  • Cycling-Road-Team World Ranking standings

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Ranking Teams 1. Omega Pharma - Quick-Step(Belgium) 623 2. Movistar(Spain) 453 3. BMC Racing(United States) 410 4. Katusha(Russia) 394 5. Tinkoff - Saxo(Russia) 389 6. AG2R(France) 380 7. … More »

    Reuters - 22 hours ago
  • Cycling-Road-World Ranking standings

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Ranking 1. Alberto Contador (Spain / Tinkoff - Saxo) 308 2. Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland / Trek) 260 3. Niki Terpstra (Netherlands / Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) 200 4. Sep Vanmarcke (Belgium / … More »

    Reuters - 22 hours ago
  • Valverde wins Walloon Arrow Classic for 2nd time

    Valverde wins Walloon Arrow Classic for 2nd time

    Alejandro Valverde of Spain timed his climb on the closing Wall of Huy to perfection to win the Walloon Arrow classic ahead of Daniel Martin of Ireland and Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland on Wednesday. Pre-race favorite Philippe Gilbert, who won the … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 hours ago
  • Cycling-Road-Fleche Wallonne results

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Fleche Wallonne (Bastogne - Huy, 199 km) on Wednesday 1. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) 4:36:45" 2. Daniel Martin (Ireland / Garmin) +3" 3. Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland / Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) … More »

    Reuters - 22 hours ago
  • Cyclist Rogers cleared to race after doping case

    Former world time trial champion Michael Rogers can race again after cycling's governing body accepted that meat he ate in China likely caused his positive doping test. Rogers, an Olympic bronze medalist, helped persuade the International Cycling … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014 9:34 AM EDT
  • UCI accepts tainted meat caused Rogers' positive test

    (Reuters) - Australian rider Michael Rogers probably ate contaminated meat in China before testing positive for the banned substance clenbuterol last October, cycling's governing body said on Wednesday in a ruling that cleared him to ride again. The … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014 8:03 AM EDT
  • Cycling-UCI accepts tainted meat caused Rogers' positive test

    Australian rider Michael Rogers probably ate contaminated meat in China before testing positive for the banned substance clenbuterol last October, cycling's governing body said on Wednesday in a ruling that cleared him to ride again. The … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014 7:58 AM EDT
  • Tuesday's Sports In Brief

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Albert Pujols reached 500 homers in a hurry. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014 4:07 AM EDT
  • World sports diary April 23 - May 20

    April 23 (Reuters) - World sports diary from April 23 - May20 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 SOCCER Champions League semi-finals, first legs SNOOKER World Snooker Championship, Crucible, Sheffield, England (to May 5) TENNIS ATP: Barcelona Open, Spain (to 27) … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014 11:00 PM EDT
  • Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years; 2 team staff get 8 years for doping conspiracy

    Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years; 2 team staff get 8 years for doping conspiracy

    Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced the verdicts of an American Arbitration … More »

    The Canadian Press - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014 2:07 PM EDT
  • Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years

    Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced the verdicts of an American Arbitration … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014 2:07 PM EDT
  • Three staff linked to Armstrong doping get long bans - USADA

    Three staff linked to Armstrong doping get long bans - USADA

    REUTERS - April 22 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong's former cycling team manager Johan Bruyneel, doctor Pedro Celaya and trainer Jose "Pepe" Marti have all been handed long bans from sport for their involvement in doping, the United States Anti-Doping … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014 4:59 AM EDT
  • Team staff linked to Armstrong doping get long bans

    Team staff linked to Armstrong doping get long bans

    (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong's former cycling team manager Johan Bruyneel, doctor Pedro Celaya and trainer Jose "Pepe" Marti have all been handed long bans from sport for their involvement in doping, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014 4:58 AM EDT
  • Doping-Team staff linked to Armstrong doping get long bans

    (Adds detail, quotes) * U.S. Postal team manager Bruyneel banned for 10 years * Doctor Celaya, trainer Marti get eight years * Bruyneel says they are "scapegoats" for a generation April 22 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong's former cycling team … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014 4:52 AM EDT
  • Doping-Three staff linked to Armstrong doping get long bans-USADA

    Lance Armstrong's former cycling team manager Johan Bruyneel, doctor Pedro Celaya and trainer Jose "Pepe" Marti have all been handed long bans from sport for their involvement in doping, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Tuesday. … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014 4:11 AM EDT
  • Belgium's Gilbert wins Amstel Gold

    Belgium's Gilbert wins Amstel Gold

    Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won the Amstel Gold Race for the third time on Sunday, clinching the 49th edition in the hills of the southern Netherlands. Fellow Belgian Jelle Vanendert was second, and Australia's Simon Gerrans third, ahead of … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014 12:15 PM EDT
  • Cycling-Road-Amstel Gold Race results

    April 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Amstel Gold Race (Maastricht - Valkenburg, 251.4 km) on Sunday 1. Philippe Gilbert (Belgium / BMC Racing) 6:25:57" 2. Jelle Vanendert (Belgium / Lotto) +5" 3. Simon Gerrans (Australia / Orica) +6" 4. … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014 11:43 AM EDT
  • 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