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Cycling: Yates attacks to win Vuelta sixth stage

Yates made the decisive break in the closing stages of the 163.2km stage from Monforte de Lemos to take victory in a time of 4hr 05min from Spain`s Luis Leon Sanchez and Italian Fabio Felline.

Unlikely sporting star Chris Froome wins third Tour de France, seals place amongst greats Unlikely sporting star Chris Froome wins third Tour de France, seals place amongst greats

Froome, who was also champion in 2013 and last year, finished ahead of Frenchman Romain Bardet in second and Nairo Quintana of Colombia in third.

Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome on brink of 3rd title as Ion Izaguirre wins penultimate stage Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome on brink of 3rd title as Ion Izaguirre wins penultimate stage

But with only Sunday`s virtual procession into Paris to come, the Tour is all but over.

Tour de France: Chris Froome extends lead despite crash as Romain Bardet wins stage Tour de France: Chris Froome extends lead despite crash as Romain Bardet wins stage

Bardet finished 23sec ahead of Joaquim Rodriguez after attacking on a slippery and dangerous descent where several of his rivals crashed.

Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome tightens grip on yellow as Nairo Quintana cracks Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome tightens grip on yellow as Nairo Quintana cracks

Quintana, who was the first to respond to Porte`s attack and then Froome`s counter, cracked badly and lost 28sec to the race leader.

Peter Sagan opens Tour of California defense with win Peter Sagan opens Tour of California defense with win

The Slovak Tinkoff rider sprinted to victory in the 106-mile (170.5km) first stage held in and around San Diego, finishing clear of Dutch duo Wouter Wippert and Dylan Groenewegen.

Cycling: World championships results - 1st update

World track cycling championships results.

Cyclist Deborah Herold rises to world number 4 Cyclist Deborah Herold rises to world number 4

The 20-year-old from Andaman and Nicobar collected 211 points in 500m time trial and secured fourth place in the World Elite UCI.

India open with five medals in Track Asia Cup

Indian contingent won five medals on the opening day of the Track Asia Cup in Delhi.

Several injured at international cycle race in China

Veteran cyclist says here was something wrong with the guiding vehicle and referees.

Rio ready for Olympic mountain bike test Rio ready for Olympic mountain bike test

The last three Olympic men's mountain bike champions will be among the competitors at the sport's test event in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

Lance Armstrong settles with promoter: Report Lance Armstrong settles with promoter: Report

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has paid out over $10 million (8.9 million euros) in a settlement to Bob Hamman and his SCA Promotions company, British newspaper the Sunday Times reported.

Vasil Kiryienka wins world men`s time trial crown Vasil Kiryienka wins world men`s time trial crown

Vasil Kiryienka, the European Games time-trial champion from Belarus, captured the men`s individual time-trial crown Wednesday at the World Road Cycling Championships

Kiwi Linda Villumsen finally claims time trial gold Kiwi Linda Villumsen finally claims time trial gold

New Zealand`s Linda Villumsen powered to victory in the road cycling world championship individual time trial on Tuesday, claiming the title that had always eluded her.

UCI approves reforms for men's professional cycling, incuding World Tour schedule UCI approves reforms for men's professional cycling, incuding World Tour schedule

The International Cycling Union (UCI) approved a series of sweeping reforms for men`s road cycling, including an overhaul of the World Tour schedule, the sport`s governing body said on Tuesday.

Vincenzo Nibali, Mark Cavendish lead star-studded field at Tour of Abu Dhabi Vincenzo Nibali, Mark Cavendish lead star-studded field at Tour of Abu Dhabi

Italy`s 2014 Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali leads a strong field into the inaugural Tour of Abu Dhabi, which begins on October 8th, while Britain`s star sprinter Mark Cavendish and Spaniard Alejandro Valverde will also be on the start-line.