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  • Rio cancels Olympic velodrome builder's contract

    Rio de Janeiro's city government said on Monday it had canceled its contract with the company constructing the Olympic velodrome about two months before the start of the Summer Games in Brazil, after the firm filed for bankruptcy protection. Rio-based Tecnosolo "did not have the conditions to…

  • Ruthless Nibali leaves mark on dramatic Giro win

    Some will call Vincenzo Nibali's dramatic Giro d'Italia victory lucky, but it served as a reminder that 'The Shark' is dangerous when in deep water. Three years after the Italian sealed a maiden pink jersey with an epic ride through the snowy Dolomites mountains, a second Giro triumph looked out of…

  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia final team classification

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Final Team Classification Giro d'Italia on Sunday 1. Astana (Kazakhstan) 260:02:35" 2. Cannondale (United States) +6:57" 3. Movistar (Spain) +21:00" 4. AG2R (France) +53:52" 5. Team Sky (Britain) +1:04:21" 6. Etixx - Quick-Step (Belgium) +1:37:53" 7. Tinkoff (Russia)…

  • Olympics-New Zealand's Walker fails in Rio BMX bid

    London Olympics BMX silver medallist Sarah Walker has failed to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games after injury hampered the New Zealander's last chance of making the starting line in August. The 27-year-old injured her shoulder in training at the world championships in Colombia and was only able…

  • Cycling-Protest as Tour of Belgium riders demand better safety

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Tour of Belgium riders staged a protest ahead of the fourth stage on Sunday, asking for better safety conditions after Belgian Stig Broeckx went into a coma following a crash caused by motorbikes. "CPA and AIGCP (group of professional teams) demand that…

  • Pajon, Daudet win BMX titles; Post, Long qualify for US team

    MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) -- Mariana Pajon of Colombia has won the women's elite race at the BMX world championships, while Joris Daudet of France took the men's title.

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  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia final classification

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Final Classification from Giro d'Italia on Sunday 1. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy / Astana) 86:32:49" 2. Esteban Chaves (Colombia / Orica) +52" 3. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) +1:17" 4. Steven Kruijswijk (Netherlands / LottoNL) +1:50" 5. Rafal Majka (Poland /…