Simon Gerrans breaks collarbone, out of Tour Down Under

Australian cycling star Simon Gerrans has broken a collarbone in a training accident and will not defend his Tour Down Under title, his team Orica GreenEdge said Monday.

Suspended Mauro Santambrogio fails another drug test: UCI
Suspended Mauro Santambrogio fails another drug test: UCI

Italian cyclist Mauro Santambrogio, who is already serving a doping suspension, has failed another drugs test, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Thursday.

No proof of murder in Marco Pantani case: Prosecutor
No proof of murder in Marco Pantani case: Prosecutor

Nothing has emerged in the latest investigation into the death of Italian cycling star Marco Pantani to indicate he was murdered, the public prosecutor in Rimini said Friday.

Chris Froome to target 2015 Tour de France
Chris Froome to target 2015 Tour de France

Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome scotched doubts about his commitment to the 2015 race on Tuesday by declaring that it will be the "main focus" of his season.

Astana Continental team suspended, manager sacked: Official
Astana Continental team suspended, manager sacked: Official

The second division Continental team Astana has been suspended from competition and its manager, Dmitri Sedoun, has been sacked following a third positive doping case, the Kazakhstan Cycling Federation announced Friday.

Tour de France to start in Normandy in 2016
Tour de France to start in Normandy in 2016

The 2016 edition of the Tour de France will start in the Manche department in Normandy, organisers ASO said Monday.

Alberto Contador wins prestigious Velo d'Or award for fourth time
Alberto Contador wins prestigious Velo d'Or award for fourth time

Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has won the prestigious Velo d`Or award as the best rider of 2014.

CAS reopens case against Roman Kreuziger after UCI appeal
CAS reopens case against Roman Kreuziger after UCI appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday it had reopened a case against Roman Kreuziger after the International Cycling Union appealed a Czech decision to clear him of doping charges.

Kittel wins Criterium de Saitama in Japan

Germany`s Marcel Kittel won a sprint finish ahead of Slovakia`s Peter Sagan and Alexander Kristoff to claim the Criterium de Saitama on Saturday.

Lance Armstrong barred from Greenville ride
Lance Armstrong barred from Greenville ride

Disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong has been barred from taking part in a cycling event with ex-US Postal Service teammates as part of his lifetime ban for using performance-enhancing drugs.

Chris Froome may opt out of 2015 Tour de France
Chris Froome may opt out of 2015 Tour de France

British cyclist Chris Froome said after the unveiling of the tour route Wednesday that he may not compete in the 2015 Tour de France.

Dutch Hofland triumphs in 2014 Tour of Hainan first stage
Dutch Hofland triumphs in 2014 Tour of Hainan first stage

Defending champion Moreno Hofland claimed a circuit race victory Monday in the first stage of 2014 Tour of Hainan in Chengmai, putting on the first yellow jersey of the cycle race.

Marco Pantani was `scared` to win 1999 Giro, mother claims

The mother of deceased Marco Pantani claims her son was `scared` of winning the Giro d`Italia in 1999 as speculation mounts the former cycling icon may have fallen victim to malevolent forces outside the sport.

Astana face licence review after third positive test
Astana face licence review after third positive test

The International Cycling Union (UCI) said Thursday it has asked its licence commission to undertake a full review of the management and anti-doping policies of the Astana team after a third case involving one of its riders.

Belgian Jelle Wallays wins Paris-Tours
Belgian Jelle Wallays wins Paris-Tours

Belgian Jelle Wallays was a surprise winner of the historic Paris-Tours one-day classic on Sunday ahead of escape companion Thomas Voeckler.

Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot
Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot

 Vuelta winner Alberto Contador will sit out of the season-ending Tour of Beijing with a knee injury, his absence ensuring fellow Spaniard Alejandro Valverde finishes the season at the top of the UCI WorldTour rankings.

Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot
Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot

 Vuelta winner Alberto Contador will sit out of the season-ending Tour of Beijing with a knee injury, his absence ensuring fellow Spaniard Alejandro Valverde finishes the season at the top of the UCI WorldTour rankings.

Michal Kwiatkowski becomes Poland`s first world cycling champion
Michal Kwiatkowski becomes Poland`s first world cycling champion

Michal Kwiatkowski timed his breakaway to perfection to make history as the first Polish rider to win the men`s road race world title on Sunday.

Aussie cycling great Cadel Evans announces he will retire in February
Aussie cycling great Cadel Evans announces he will retire in February

Cadel Evans, the only Australian to win the Tour de France, announced on Thursday he will retire next February.

Hong Kong`s Sarah Lee Wai-sze wins cycling sprint gold
Hong Kong`s Sarah Lee Wai-sze wins cycling sprint gold

Hong Kong`s Olympic medal-winning track cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze took gold in the women`s individual sprint Thursday in a dramatic third-race decider against Chinese star Zhong Tianshi.