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CYCLING Preview: Final warm-up for the Tour de France is the 83rd Tour de...

The final race on the UCI World Tour schedule prior to the Tour de France in July is the annual Tour de Suisse, as...

CYCLING Preview: Tour de France in sight as top riders compete in the Criterium...

One of the final prep races for July’s Tour de France is the annual Criterium du Dauphine, an eight-stage program in the French Alps....

CYCLING: Kimmann rolls to fourth straight BMX Supercross World Cup win; Bruni gets his...

The stars came out at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in France and the Mountain Bike World Cup in Austria and there were...

CYCLING Preview: Kimman tries to keep winning in BMX; Pierron & Atherton defending...

The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series reaches the halfway mark with a two-race series at the national velodrome at Saint Quentin (FRA) this weekend. So far: ● Men: 1. 500 Niek Kimmann (NED) ~ Two wins at Papendal and a silver at Manchester 2. 435 Joris Daudet (FRA) ~ One win, one second this […]
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CYCLING: Pierron and Atherton win MTB Downhills while U.S. teens sweep Freestyle Park World...

The big stars were the big winners in the cycling Mountain Bike and BMX Freestyle World Cup events in Scotland and France on Sunday. At...

CYCLING: Carapaz the first Ecuadorian rider to capture the Giro d’Italia

No one was talking about Richard Carapaz and the famous pink jersey – the Maglia Rosa – worn by the leader of the Giro...

CYCLING: Attacks galore, but Carapaz minds the store to all but clinch Giro d’Italia...

Everyone knew what was coming, most of all Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz, the race leader of the 102nd Giro d’Italia. Saturday’s final mountain stage was...

CYCLING: Chaves breaks away for Stage 19 win, but Carapaz not safe yet in...

After 19 stages, the 102nd Giro d’Italia is not determined yet. Friday’s stage featured a misery-inducing climb over the last 31 km up to the...

CYCLING Preview: World Champions clash in Mountain Bike Downhill in Ft. William

Scotland’s Fort William is one of the famed venues on the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup circuit and the second Downhill event of the...

THE BIG PICTURE: World Beach Games folds in San Diego; may be held elsewhere...

/Updated: see footnote/A long effort to bring a major international event to San Diego ended failure on Thursday as word leaked out that the...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Semenya’s appeal of IAAF regulations filed with the Swiss Federal...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● As promised, South Africa’s Olympic 800 m champ Caster Semenya filed an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s approval of the female eligibility regulations of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The […]
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CYCLING: Peters surprises with first-time win, while Carapaz extends his lead in Giro d’Italia

In his first-ever ride in the Giro d’Italia, France’s Nans Peters had finished 75-104-38-119-48 in his last five stages before Wednesday’s 181 km climb...

CYCLING: Mountain man Ciccone rolls to impressive win as Nibali moves up and Roglic...

Tuesday’s misery-packed stage in the Italian Alps confirmed that Italy's Giulio Ciccone is the master of the mountains in the 102nd Giro d’Italia, winning...

CYCLING: Courtney twice as nice with second Mountain Bike World Cup in a row...

There was no doubt that American Kate Courtney silenced a lot of non-believers last week with her impressive victory in the opening UCI Mountain...

CYCLING: Longo Borghini’s final-stage win decisive in the 32nd Emakumeen Bira

Coming into the 32nd edition of the Emakumeen Birea in the Basque region of Spain, Dutch riders had taken eight of the 11 races...

CYCLING: Surprise win for Cataldo, but problems for Roglic in Giro Stage 15

Another crazy day at the 102nd Giro d’Italia, with 34-year-old Italian rider Dario Cataldo, who decided to go along with a breakaway by fellow...

CYCLING: Ecuador’s Carapaz wins brutal stage 14, takes the Maglia Rosa over Roglic

The 102nd Giro d’Italia is turning into a battle royal with the third new leader in the last four stages after the formidable Stage...

CYCLING: Russia’s Zakarin scores surprise win in Giro Stage 13 and rides into overall...

It had been three years since Russian Ilnur Zakarin had won a UCI World Tour stage, and certainly no one saw him coming to...

CYCLING: As the climbing starts, the leaderboard shifts at the 102nd Giro d’Italia

Most of the initial stages of the 2019 Giro d’Italia have been fairly flat, but not anymore. Thursday’s stage signaled the start of the climbing stages in the Italian Alps and with it, how the race will be decided. The 158 km ride from Cuneo to Pinerolo was another hilly stage except for the massive […]
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CYCLING Preview: Can Courtney and Flueckiger repeat in Nove Mesto?

Fans of Mountain Bike Cross Country racing had to be shaking their heads last week at the results of the season opener in Albstadt...

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