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Cyclist Egan Bernal scripts history, becomes first Colombian to win Tour de France

Cyclist Egan Bernal has created history by becoming the first-ever Colombian to win the Tour de France as well as the youngest ever to win the sport's most prestigious race in modern times.

Jul 29, 2019, 08:59 AM IST

US Olympic medalist Kelly Catlin dies aged 23

Catlin won gold medals with the U.S. women`s team pursuit team at 2016, 2017 and 2018 world championships.

Mar 12, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Cycling: Geraint Thomas’ Tour de France trophy stolen at cycle show

The Tour de France trophy won by Team Sky`s Geraint Thomas earlier this year has been stolen during a cycle show in Birmingham, the British team said on Wednesday.

Oct 10, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

Mark Cavendish ruled out of Commonwealth Games

Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games to recover from injuries he sustained in a horrific crash at last week' s Milan-San Remo race, his team announced on Friday.

Mar 23, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

The 2020 Tour de France to start from Nice

The 2020 Tour de France will start from Nice on France's Cote d'Azur, organisers announced on Monday.

Mar 12, 2018, 19:48 PM IST

British sprint king Mark Cavendish breaks rib in crash, out of week-long Tirreno-Adriatico stage

He crossed the line with a bloodied face and was taken straight to hospital.

Mar 08, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

India announce nine-member cycling team for Commonwealth Games

The Cycling Federation of India on Friday announced the team for Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia.

Feb 23, 2018, 20:36 PM IST

Cycling: Tim Wellens says asthma inhaler use amounts to 'cheating'

Belgian rider Tim Wellens described the use of anti-asthma inhalers as tantamount to cheating, after four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome failed a test for Salbutamol during last year's Tour of Spain.

Jan 11, 2018, 20:03 PM IST

Lance Armstrong invited to 2018 Tour of Flanders

Armstrong was stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles won between 1999 and 2005 for a reign of doping that badly tarnished cycling's credibility.

Dec 14, 2017, 21:40 PM IST

Cycling: 'I broke no rules' over drugs test at Vuelta, says Chris Froome

Froome had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication Salbutamol in his system during the Grand Tour race which he won in September.

Dec 14, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Cycling: Chris Froome being investigated by WADA for the use of salbutamol

Chris Froome's problem is that he exceeded the accepted level of salbutamol of 1000ng per millilitre in a urine sample on September 7 in one of around 20 such tests he gave during the Tour of Spain, which would be the equivalent of around four or five puffs on an inhaler. His reported level was 2000ng/ml.

Dec 13, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Choose cycling for better life

Cycling is simple and easy so, make it your lifestyle to stay fit.

Nov 04, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

Overweight and no time for gym? Ride a bike to work, suggest researchers

The study said that biking to work can be as effective as working out in the gym.

Nov 02, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Cyclist dies from crash near Vuelta a Espana finale

The victim was transferred by helicopter to a hospital in the city of Oviedo, where she passed away.

Sep 10, 2017, 01:21 AM IST

Tour de France: Title is 'mine to lose', says defending champion Chris Froome ahead of decisive time trial

Saturday`s individual time trial -- a discipline at which the 32-year-old Froome usually excels -- around the streets of Marseille should be routine for the Team Sky rider.

Jul 22, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Tour de France: Chris Froome relieved to pass final Alpine test as victory looms

With a relatively straightforward ride towards the Mediterranean on Friday and a time-trial in Marseille on Saturday, only something quite extraordinary can now prevent another celebratory ride into Paris for Froome on Sunday.

Jul 21, 2017, 00:41 AM IST

Tour de France: Chris Froome in control as Fabio Aru slips down the rankings

The defending champion was attacked by last year`s runner-up Romain Bardet and Ireland`s Dan Martin in the lung-busting ascent to the Col du Galibier but he stayed calm and covered every offensive move.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Tour de France will be decided on Izoard climb: Greg LeMond

Chris Froome leads Italian Fabio Aru by 18 seconds and France`s Romain Bardet by 23, with Colombian Rigoberto Uran in fourth place, 29 seconds off the pace.

Jul 19, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

Tour de France: Chris Froome's failure on final slope sets stage for thrilling finale

Briton Froome, who hammered the opposition in the first big mountain stages in 2013, 2015 and 2016 -- the years he won the title -- could not match the pace of the top guns in the finale in Peyragudes, surrendering the yellow jersey to Italian Fabio Aru.

Jul 14, 2017, 00:34 AM IST

Sports court CAS rejects Peter Sagan's appeal of Tour de France disqualification

Sagan, the current world champion and a member of Germany`s Bora-Hansgrohe team, said that he did not cause the crash.

Jul 07, 2017, 00:25 AM IST