Cycling

Britain's Tao Geoghegan Hart rides past the gothic cathedral after completing the final stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, a 15.7 kilometers (9.756 miles) individual time trial from Cernusco sul Naviglio to Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
October 25, 2020 - 12:02 pm
MILAN (AP) — In one of the most exciting final stages of a Grand Tour, British rider Tao Geoghegan Hart won the Giro d’Italia on Sunday, edging out Australian Jai Hindley by just 39 seconds. That was all that separated them after nearly 3,500 kilometers (2,175 miles) of racing. For the first time...
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Cyclist Fernando Gaviria wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as he attends the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, from Cervia to Monselice, Italy, on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Colombian sprinter Gaviria is the latest cyclist to test positive for the coronavirus and be withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia. Gaviria and a staff member for Team AG2R La Mondiale were the only positives out of 492 tests carried out Sunday and Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Marco Alpozzi/LaPresse via AP)
October 20, 2020 - 4:47 am
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria became the latest cyclist to test positive for the coronavirus and be withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday as the race heads toward an uncertain conclusion this weekend. A staff member for Team AG2R La Mondiale was the only other...
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Steven Kruijswijk waves prior to the eight stage of the Giro d'Italian cycling race from San Salvo to Roccaraso, Sunday Oct. 11, 2020. All riders and team staff members were tested for COVID-19 over the last 48 hours coinciding with Monday’s rest day with a total of 571 tests performed. Team Jumbo-Visma announced that Steven Kruijswijk came back positive and was withdrawn. (Gian Mattia D'Alberto/LaPresse via AP)
October 13, 2020 - 7:20 am
ROME (AP) — The Giro d’Italia was thrown into chaos Tuesday when two full teams, another overall contender and one more elite rider withdrew from the cycling race following a series of positive tests for the coronavirus. The Mitchelton-Scott and Jumbo-Visma teams left the race before Stage 10. Four...
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Britain's Simon Yates, second from right, pedals during the third stage of the Giro d'Italia, tour of Italy cycling race from Enna to Etna, Sicily, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Overall contender Simon Yates has withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia after testing positive for the coronavirus, his Mitchelton-Scott team announced before the eighth stage, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Marco Alpozzi/LaPresse via AP)
October 13, 2020 - 4:09 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ One entire team and another overall contender have withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia following a series of positive tests for the coronavirus. The Mitchelton-Scott team withdrew before Stage 10 after four of its...
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The sun sets over court 14 as Italy's Jannik Sinner, right, and Argentina's Federico Coria, left, play their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
October 05, 2020 - 12:03 pm
PARIS (AP) — Practically alone with a buffet of tennis to gorge on at the pandemic-skewered French Open like no other, Christophe Bailly glanced at his watch and reluctantly realized that not only was it past bedtime for his 9-year-old but that the reception from his wife would be frosty if he didn...
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U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham faces off in the South Carolina U.S. Senate debate with challenger Jaime Harrison at Allen University in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (Joshua Boucher/The State via AP)
October 03, 2020 - 10:45 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In their first debate in a race that has shattered fundraising records and become among the more closely watched Senate contests of this cycle, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison drew multiple contrasts between their campaigns...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 file photo, United States' Quinn Simmons celebrates winning the men's junior event, at the road cycling World Championships in Harrogate, England. American cyclist Quinn Simmons was suspended by the Trek-Segafredo team on Thursday Oct. 1, 2020, for social media comments supporting President Donald Trump. The 2019 junior road race world champion’s political beliefs were revealed on Twitter after he replied to a journalist from the Netherlands who had criticized Trump. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
October 01, 2020 - 6:07 am
GENEVA (AP) — American cyclist Quinn Simmons was suspended by the Trek-Segafredo team on Thursday after posting antagonistic comments on social media in support of President Donald Trump. The 2019 junior road race world champion replied to a journalist from the Netherlands who had criticized Trump...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 27, 2020 file photo, a general view of the Philippe-Chatrier tennis court with its new retractable roof during a media tour at Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Damir Dzumhur's coach called Roland Garros organizers "inhuman” on Tuesday, Sept. 22 for excluding the Bosnian player from the tournament, because the coach failed a coronavirus test. Dzumhur, a former top-30 player now ranked 114, tested negative for the virus himself but was barred from the qualifying draw for the clay major because he and his coach, Petar Popovic, shared a room in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
September 25, 2020 - 1:24 pm
PARIS (AP) — With only one week separating the end of one and the start of the other, the Tour de France and the French Open were shaping up as a double bill of sports entertainment, with masked but nevertheless live crowds, that would bear out President Emmanuel Macron's arguments that the country...
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Tour de France winner Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium with the Slovenian flag after the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 122 kilometers (75.8 miles), from Mantes-la-Jolie to Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 20, 2020 - 5:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — In a first, the Tour de France winner wore a face mask on the podium Sunday, bright yellow to match the color of the iconic jersey so snug on his young shoulders. But at least there was a winner. Three weeks ago, when 21-year-old Tadej Pogacar set off with 175 other competitors that he...
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Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar wins and takes the overall leader's yellow jersey as he crosses the finish line of stage 20 of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 36.2 kilometers (22.5 miles), from Lure to La Planche des Belles Filles, France, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Marco Bertorello/Pool via AP)
September 19, 2020 - 2:07 pm
LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France (AP) — In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic in the last stage Saturday before the finish in Paris, all but guaranteeing that he'll win the title at cycling's greatest race. Set, at one day shy of 22...
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