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  • 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…

  • 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-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)…

  • 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.

    The Associated Press
  • 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 /…

  • Daniel, Guarnier win US road racing national championships

    Megan Guarnier had already won two road race national championships. In other words, she had nothing to lose on Saturday in this year's national championships in North Carolina. In the men's race, Gregory Daniel rode away from the field to win an unanticipated championship.

    The Associated Press
  • Broeckx in a coma after Tour of Belgium crash

    A crash involving two motorbikes and 19 cyclists at the Tour of Belgium has left Stig Broeckx in a coma.

  • Nibali takes pink jersey to virtually clinch Giro victory

    SANT'ANNA DI VINADIO, Italy (AP) -- Vincenzo Nibali attacked on the final major climb of the Giro d'Italia and grabbed the pink jersey from Esteban Chaves to virtually clinch his fourth Grand Tour victory Saturday, capping a dramatic two days in the 99th edition of the Italian classic. Nibali…

    The Associated Press
  • Kimmann, Buchanan win time trials at BMX Worlds in Colombia

    MEDILLIN, Colombia (AP) -- Niek Kimmann of the Netherlands won the men's time trial and Caroline Buchanan of Australia took the women's race at the BMX World Championships on Saturday.

    The Associated Press