Road cycling

Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen celebrates as he crosses the line to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 166.5 kilometers between Bourg-En-Bresse and Champagole, France Friday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Marco Bertorello/Pool via AP)
September 18, 2020 - 1:16 pm
CHAMPAGNOLE, France (AP) — That's deux for Soren Kragh Andersen at the Tour de France. The Danish rider who won Stage 14 doubled down and raised his arms in victory again on Stage 19 on Friday, with another cunningly timed attack. Behind him, saving their last reserves of strength for a time trial...
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Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, wearing the best young rider's white jersey, crosses the finish line ahead of Slovenia's Primoz Roglic, wearing the oveall leader's yellow jersey, left, to win stage 15 of the Tour de France cycling race over 174.5 kilometers (108.4 miles) from Lyon to Grand Colombier pass, France, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, Pool)
September 13, 2020 - 2:28 pm
GRAND COLOMBIER, France (AP) — The Tour de France boiled down to a battle between its two star Slovenian riders Sunday as last year's winner Egan Bernal dropped out of realistic contention. Tadej Pogacar beat yellow jersey-holder Primoz Roglic in a dramatic mountaintop finish to Stage 15, though...
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Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen crosses the finish line to win the 14th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 194 kilometers (120,5 miles) with start in Clermont-Ferrand and finish in Lyon, France, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)
September 12, 2020 - 12:04 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Soren Kragh Andersen broke clear in a fast-changing finish on the roads of Lyon to win Stage 14 of the Tour de France on Saturday. Primoz Roglic, the overall leader, had a drama-free day to finish safely and keep the yellow jersey he claimed last Sunday. After two sharp climbs...
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Slovenia's Primoz Roglic wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey and Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar ride during the stage 13 of the Tour de France cycling race over 191 kilometers from Chatel-Guyon to Puy Mary, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 11, 2020 - 1:38 pm
PUY MARY, France (AP) — The slow-burning fight for the Tour de France's yellow jersey erupted in earnest on the remains of a once-giant volcano on Friday, with race leader Primoz Roglic using its punishing slopes to grow his overall lead. Glancing up the final climb that reared skyward ahead,...
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Switzerland's Marc Hirschi celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the stage 12 of the Tour de France cycling race over 218 kilometers from Chauvigny to Sarran, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (Stephane Mahe/Pool photo via AP)
September 10, 2020 - 11:36 am
SARRAN, France (AP) — Tour de France rookie Marc Hirschi won the longest stage with a bold solo breakaway on a previously unused sharp ascent, signaling a precious talent on Thursday. The Swiss rider powered away on the Suc au May climb, new to the 117-year-old Tour. He extended his lead by racing...
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FILE- In this Aug. 29, 2020, file photo Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme, center, wears a face mask as he attends the start of the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Nice, southern France, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Organizers announced that Prudhomme tested positive after taking a COVID-19 test, without providing further details. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
September 08, 2020 - 7:33 am
The 166 remaining Tour de France riders have been cleared to continue racing ahead of Tuesday’s Stage 10 after undergoing COVID-19 tests, but the race director is going home. Tour organizers said that all the riders’ tests returned negative but announced that race director Christian Prudhomme...
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Switzerland's Marc Hirschi rides during the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 153 kilometers (95 miles), with start in Pau and finish in Laruns, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 06, 2020 - 10:50 am
LARUNS, France (AP) — Primoz Roglic seized the race leader’s yellow jersey as debutant Marc Hirschi of Switzerland delivered an impressive 90-kilometer solo effort across four Pyrenean climbs during Sunday's frenetic Stage 9 of the Tour de France. Hirschi, a former under-23 road race world champion...
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Commuters ride their bicycles, most of them to their jobs, in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. The new coronavirus pandemic is now pushing more people to use bicycles for commuting in the South American country, where only one city has a subway system, and most people still go to work on buses or cars. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
September 04, 2020 - 9:38 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Luis Fernando Muete used to go to work on his city’s crowded bus system. But he's been using his bicycle much more frequently since the pandemic began. It saves the gardener long waits at a bus station in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of the city. And it poses less of...
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A woman waves a French flag as the pack rides during the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 191 kilometers from Le Teil to Mt. Aigoual, France, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 03, 2020 - 11:09 am
MONT AIGOUAL, France (AP) — Kazakh rider Alexey Lutsenko won his first stage in his fifth Tour de France with a solo effort up Mont Aigoual on Thursday. The Tour’s top contenders were still racing far behind the 27-year-old Lutsenko on the mountain when he crossed the line at the top with towering...
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Belgium's Wout Van Aert smiles after crossing the finish line ahead of Netherland's Cees Bol, center , to win the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 183 kilometers (113,7 miles) with start in Gap and finish in Privas, southern France, Wednesday, Sept.2, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, Pool)
September 02, 2020 - 12:10 pm
PRIVAS, France (AP) — Belgian rider Wout van Aert won the fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday in a sprint finish, while Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe kept the race leader's yellow jersey. A day after producing a tremendous effort in the Alps in support of his Jumbo Visma team leader...
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