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.

Paris-Roubaix and hour record new goals for Bradley Wiggins
Paris-Roubaix and hour record new goals for Bradley Wiggins

Having finally added the world title to his Olympic timetrial crown from two years ago, Bradley Wiggins has set himself two new targets: winning Paris-Roubaix and setting a new hour record.

Bradley Wiggins pips Tony Martin for first world cycling time-trial title
Bradley Wiggins pips Tony Martin for first world cycling time-trial title

Briton Bradley Wiggins added a time-trial gold to his impressive set of cycling medals when he caused an upset by beating German powerhouse Tony Martin at the world championships on Wednesday.

'Love and sun' brings back Tour de France rider to India
'Love and sun' brings back Tour de France rider to India

Five-time Tour de France rider Reimund Dietzen first came to India in 2006. The love for the country's "beauty and abundant sunshine" has grown over time and the fit 55-year-old is back to rekindle his passion for cycling and compete in the MTB Himalaya mountain biking race.

German Lisa Brennauer wins women`s world timetrial gold
German Lisa Brennauer wins women`s world timetrial gold

German Lisa Brennauer produced a stunning ride to win the women`s world time-trial title in Ponferrada, north-western Spain, on Tuesday.

Double delight for Australia at worlds
Double delight for Australia at worlds

Campbell Flakemore and Macey Stewart gave Australia a golden double at the cycling World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain on Monday.

Roman Kreuziger cleared of doping by Czechs

The Czech Olympic Committee on Monday cleared Roman Kreuziger of doping charges after the cyclist had been banned from the sport for months over problems with his biological passport.

Asian Games: Hong Kong`s Sarah Lee Wai-sze takes keirin gold

Hong Kong`s Olympic medal-winning track cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze took gold in the women`s keirin at the Asian Games on Sunday.

Indian cyclists disappoint on Day One of Asian Games
Indian cyclists disappoint on Day One of Asian Games

Indian men's and women's track cyclists finished disappointing identical seventh in their respective team sprint events on the opening day of competitions in the Asian Games here Saturday.

Jens Voigt breaks cycling`s hour record
Jens Voigt breaks cycling`s hour record

Germany`s Jens Voigt on Thursday lowered cycling`s hour record, covering 51.115 kilometres at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen.

Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde extends deal with Movistar
Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde extends deal with Movistar

Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde has celebrated his third place finish in the Tour of Spain by signing a new three-year deal with Movistar on Tuesday.

Hospitalised John Degenkolb confident for 2014 UCI Road World Championships
Hospitalised John Degenkolb confident for 2014 UCI Road World Championships

German sprinter John Degenkolb, who recently won the green jersey as points leader on the Tour of Spain, has been hospitalised in Frankfurt with a fever, his manager Jorg Werner revealed on Wednesday.