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  • Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.

    Associated Press
  • Cycling-Dumoulin takes stage and overall lead in Vuelta

    Dutchman Tom Dumoulin won the ninth stage of the Vuelta, prevailing in a punishing uphill finish to claim the overall leader's red jersey on Sunday. The Giant-Alpecin rider attacked in the final climb, a 4km ascent with an average gradient over 10 percent, and pipped Chris Froome inside the final…

  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana stage 9 results

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Vuelta a Espana (Torrevieja - Alto de Puig Llorenca, 168.3 km) on Sunday 1. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) 4:09:55" 2. Chris Froome (Britain / Team Sky) +2" 3. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) +5" 4. Fabio Aru (Italy / Astana) +16" 5. Rafal Majka…

  • Cycling-Road-World Ranking standings

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Ranking 1. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) 532 2. Chris Froome (Britain / Team Sky) 422 3. Alberto Contador (Spain / Tinkoff - Saxo) 407 4. Alexander Kristoff (Norway / Katusha) 403 5. Nairo Quintana (Colombia / Movistar) 365 6. Joaquim…

  • Belgian Boeckmans in coma after Vuelta crash

    Belgian Kris Boeckmans is in an induced coma after crashing on the eighth stage of the Tour of Spain on Saturday, a 182.5-km ride from Puebla de Don Fadrique to Murcia. "Kris Boeckmans has a severe facial trauma with several fractures and will probably need surgery," his Belgian team Lotto-Soudal…

  • Cycling-Road-Team World Ranking standings

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Ranking Teams 1. Katusha (Russia) 1270 2. Team Sky (Britain) 1246 3. Movistar (Spain) 1242 4. Etixx - Quick-Step (Belgium) 908 5. Tinkoff - Saxo (Russia) 791 6. BMC Racing (United States) 788 7. Astana (Kazakhstan) 715 8. Lotto (Belgium) 575 9.…

  • Dumoulin wins 9th Vuelta stage, takes overall lead

    Tom Dumoulin passed Tour de France winner Chris Froome with about 50 meters (yards) left in a steep climb to win the ninth stage and take the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday. Dumoulin crossed the line in 4 hours, 9 minutes, 55 seconds. Froome had his best stage so far and finished only…

    The Associated Press
  • Van Garderen knocked out of worlds after Vuelta crash

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Tejay van Garderen will miss the world championships in Virginia next month after a crash during the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday left the American star with a broken shoulder.

    The Associated Press
  • Vuelta crash leaves 1 rider in coma, forces 3 to withdraw

    Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans was left in an induced coma after suffering a concussion and facial fractures from a crash during an accident-ravaged eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday. American Tejay van Garderen also fractured his shoulder in the crash and withdrew from the race along…

    The Associated Press
  • Dumoulin pips Froome to Vuelta stage nine, takes overall lead

    Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin edged out Chris Froome in a frantic finale to claim victory and the overall race lead on the ninth stage of Spain's Vuelta on Sunday. The Giant-Alpecin rider accelerated past Froome on the final 100m of a category one climb to the finish of the 168.3km stage from Torrevieja…