Road cycling

July 01, 2018 - 9:26 am
PARIS (AP) — Le Monde newspaper says Tour de France organizers have forbidden four-time champion Chris Froome from taking part in this year's race. According to the newspaper, Amaury Sport Organisation have informed Team Sky they don't want Froome to be on the starting line in order to protect the...
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Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, right, Marcel Zielinski, a Holocaust survivor, center, and Jonathan Ornstein, the director of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow, pose for the media in Oswiecim, Poland, on Friday June 29, 2018. Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, two Holocaust survivors and dozens of others took part in a symbolic ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to a Jewish cultural center in Poland to support the renewal of Jewish life. The ride Friday began at the gates of the former Nazi German death camp and ended at the Jewish Community Center of Krakow 55 miles (89 kilometers) away - a place where the Jewish community is growing. (AP Photo/Katarzyna Bednarczyk)
June 29, 2018 - 3:34 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, two Holocaust survivors and dozens of others took part in a symbolic ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to a Jewish cultural center in Poland to support the renewal of Jewish life. The ride Friday began at the gates of the former Nazi...
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Britain's Chris Froome poses with the trophy of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, in Rome, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Chris Froome has won the Giro d'Italia for his third consecutive Grand Tour victory. The four-time Tour de France champion had no trouble protecting his 46-second lead over defending champion Tom Dumoulin in Sunday's mostly ceremonial final stage through historic Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 27, 2018 - 8:30 pm
ROME (AP) — Now that Chris Froome has wrapped up the Giro d'Italia title, his focus will quickly switch to matching the record with a fifth Tour de France title — unless a doping case gets in the way. Froome is racing under the cloud of a potential ban after a urine sample he provided at the...
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Britain's Chris Froome kisses the trophy of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, in Rome, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Chris Froome has won the Giro d'Italia for his third consecutive Grand Tour victory. The four-time Tour de France champion had no trouble protecting his 46-second lead over defending champion Tom Dumoulin in Sunday's mostly ceremonial final stage through historic Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 27, 2018 - 3:38 pm
ROME (AP) — Winning three Grand Tours consecutively was already enough to cement Chris Froome's place in cycling history. The way in which he won this Giro d'Italia, though, adds an extra dimension to the achievement. The Kenyan-born British rider bounced back from two early crashes to storm into...
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Britain's Chris Froome, left, wearing the pink jersey of leader of the race, is cheered by teammate Wout Poels after crossing the finish line of the 20th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, from Susa to Cervinia, Italy, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (Daniel dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 11:52 am
CERVINIA, Italy (AP) — Chris Froome effectively sealed victory in the Giro d'Italia on Saturday by holding his only remaining challenger in check up the final climb of the three-week race. The four-time Tour de France champion takes a 46-second lead over defending champion Tom Dumoulin into Sunday'...
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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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January 14, 2018 - 5:36 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Three-time world road racing champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia made an outstanding start to the 2018 cycling season Sunday when he won the People's Choice Classic, a prelude to the first World Tour event of the season, the Tour Down Under. Sagan beat star sprinters Andre...
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