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Invest for cycling success, UCI president tells China

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:42

Emulating British cycling success on the Olympic stage will not come cheap but China has the potential to be a major player in the sport if it commits the proper investment, International Cycling Union (UCI) president Brian Cookson said on Monday.

Was Italy`s most popular cyclist Marco Pantani murdered?

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 13:59

Marco Pantani, the last cyclist to win the Giro d`Italia and the Tour de France in the same year in 1998, may have been murdered, according to evidence presented by his family which led prosecutors to reopen the case after he died 10 years ago due to a massive ingestion of cocaine.

Commonwealth Games: Australia dominate in the velodrome with double gold

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:35

Annette Edmondson and Scott Sunderland won gold for Australia at the Chris Hoy Velodrome on Saturday but England were left subdued after four of their Olympic gold medallists failed to get on the podium.

Commonwealth Games: Anna Meares targets medal record today

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:16

Australian cyclist Anna Meares will attempt to defend her women`s sprint title on Saturday and become the joint most decorated track cyclist in Commonwealth Games history.

Chris Hoy stopped from entering Hoy Velodrome

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 18:39

British cycling great Chris Hoy was blocked from entering the Glasgow velodrome bearing his name because a Commonwealth Games security worker had no idea who he was.

Sole Brunei participant leaves for Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:33

Cyclist Muhammad I`maadi Abd Aziz, the only athlete representing Brunei in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, left here for Glasgow, Scotland.

Rodriguez focussed on King of the Mountains jersey

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 09:15

Joaquim Rodriguez says he is confident he can win the Tour de France King of the Mountains competition after reclaiming the polkadot jersey on Saturday.

Niibali has put peloton in place, says Vinokourov

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:01

Vincenzo Nibali`s Tour de France rivals now know who the "boss" is according to the Italian`s Astana team manager, Alexander Vinokourov.

British rider, Tiernan-Locke receives two-year doping ban

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:16

British rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke receives a two-year doping suspension for a doping charge. In the follow-up, Team Sky, which lost their leader and defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome due to a crash, sacked the 29-year-old with immediate effect.

Champion Froome out of Tour de France after crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:08

Chris Froome`s attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five.

Lance Armstrong must face US doping lawsuit, judge rules

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:07

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 banned, performance-enhancing drugs.

Quintana on brink of Giro success as Rogers wins stage

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 08:28

Nairo Quintana of Colombia is certain of Giro d`Italia victory barring any final stage disaster after preserving his handsome lead in Saturday`s penultimate 20th stage won by Australia`s Michael Rogers.