Men's road cycling

Germany's Maximilian Schachmann approaches the finish line to win the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, from Abbiategrasso to Prato Nevoso, Italy, Thursday, May 24, 24, 2018. (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 12:18 pm
PRATO NEVOSO, Italy (AP) — Simon Yates remained in the lead of the Giro d'Italia but the British rider's advantage over closest rival Tom Dumoulin was slashed in half after the tough 18th stage on Thursday. Yates was dropped by his rivals on the steep Category 1 climb to Prato Nevoso and he...
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Britain's Simon Yates competes during the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, from from Trento to Rovereto, Italy, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Yates is still in control of the Giro d'Italia after the British rider limited his losses to closest rival Tom Dumoulin in the individual time trial on Tuesday. (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 1:10 pm
ROVERETO, Italy (AP) — Simon Yates is still in control of the Giro d'Italia after the British rider limited his losses to closest rival Tom Dumoulin in the individual time trial on Tuesday. Dumoulin was more than two minutes behind Yates heading into the 16th stage and, as a time trial specialist,...
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May 12, 2018 - 12:12 pm
MONTEVERGINE, Italy (AP) — Richard Carapaz pulled off a superb final attack to win the eighth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday, while British rider Simon Yates remained in the overall lead after the second mountain finish of the race. Carapaz stormed the end of the final climb to pass Koen...
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Britain's Chris Froome, left, and his SKY teammates arrive to sign the starting list prior to the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Agrigento to Santa Ninfa, Italy, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 12:13 pm
SANTA NINFA, Sicily (AP) — Enrico Battaglin surged ahead at the perfect moment to win the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday as Chris Froome and most of the other favorites finished in the main pack. Rohan Dennis held onto the overall leader's pink jersey with a 1-second lead over...
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August 30, 2017 - 12:28 pm
CALAR ALTO, Spain (AP) — Chris Froome increased his lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, finishing second in the mountainous 11th stage behind Astana rider Miguel Angel Lopez. The 23-year-old Lopez won his first grand stage tour, with the Colombian finishing the 187.5-kilometer (116.5-mile)...
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August 27, 2017 - 12:49 pm
EL POBLE NOU DE BENITATXELL, Spain (AP) — Chris Froome moved to the front in the final climb to win the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday and increase his overall lead. The Tour de France winner took the lead with about 500 meters (yards) to go and held on to win the 174-kilometer (108-...
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August 26, 2017 - 12:53 pm
XORRET DE CATI, Spain (AP) — Chris Froome made a strong charge in the final climb to increase his overall Spanish Vuelta lead in Saturday's eighth stage, which was won by Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe. Alaphilippe broke from the leading pack in the final meters (yards) and crossed the line...
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August 07, 2017 - 6:28 am
MADRID (AP) — Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador will retire next month after riding in the Spanish Vuelta. Contador announced his plan to stop racing on a video posted Monday on Instagram. The Spanish rider said the Vuelta "will be my last race as a professional cyclist." "It's a...
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Italy's Fabio Aru celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 160.5 kilometers (99.7 miles) with start in Vittel and finish in La Planche des Belles Filles, France, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 05, 2017 - 2:24 pm
CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) — After losing two of its biggest stars in one horror crash, the Tour de France needed a pick-me-up. Italy's Fabio Aru answered the call. On the first mountain climb of this 104th Tour, after the lower altitudes where Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan were forced out of the...
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British rider Mark Cavendish speaks to reporters after pulling out of the race with broken shoulder prior to the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 160.5 kilometers (99.7 miles) with start in Vittel and finish in La Planche des Belles Filles, France, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Cavendish sustained the injury in a crash Tuesday for which Peter Sagan was disqualified. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
July 05, 2017 - 7:41 am
VITTEL, France (AP) — British rider Mark Cavendish has commended the "courage" of Tour de France jurors for disqualifying world champion Peter Sagan for a horrific crash that took both of them out of the race on Tuesday. Speaking Wednesday, before the Tour set off without him from the spa town of...
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