• NASCAR.com

    Dale Jr. confirms wedding date, gives health update

    LAS VEGAS -- Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s offseason plans include a test to confirm the Hendrick Motorsports driver is fit and ready to return to competition. Wedding bells will be a part of the brief break as well. The sport's most popular driver confirmed Friday night that he and fiancée Amy Reimann will be married on New Year's Eve. MORE: Relive all of Junior's wins | Dale Jr. on offseason: We're going testing "I'll be happy to tell you guys what we've got planned when the time is right," he said of an effort to test before returning to competition. "We do have a good plan and NASCAR has been very easy to work with. They made a new rule for situations for drivers like this to allow a driver to get

  • Wiggins must resolve steroid use controversy: Froome
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    Wiggins must resolve steroid use controversy: Froome

    Five-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins has to clear up the question marks remaining over why he was granted therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) for a steroid, his former team-mate Chris Froome says. Wiggins, 36, had his medical records leaked by presumed Russian hackers The Fancy Bears earlier this year. Froome, who was his faithful lieutenant on Team Sky that year and has won it himself three times since, told The Times that Wiggins' denials since and responses to the questions have not resolved the matter.

  • Reuters

    Cycling-Golden girl Kenny puzzled by omnium changes

    By Martyn Herman LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Britain's track cycling golden girl Laura Kenny says drastic changes to the omnium event she has owned at the past two Olympics have left her scratching her head. A few weeks after marrying six-times Olympic track champion Jason Kenny in September, cycling's governing body the UCI axed the pursuit, flying lap and time trial from the omnium and introduced a 7.5km "tempo race". Although Kenny welcomes change if it helps makes the omnium more TV friendly, she admits being clueless about the tempo race she was set to ride on Saturday.