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  • Ulissi suspended again after positive Giro test

    Diego Ulissi was provisionally suspended by his Lampre team on Tuesday for the second time after disciplinary proceedings were opened against the Italian rider who failed a dope test at the Giro d'Italia. Ulissi had been provisionally suspended by Lampre in June after he tested positive for the…

    Reuters
  • Valverde extends deal with Movistar

    Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde has celebrated his third place finish in the Tour of Spain by signing a new three-year deal with Movistar on Tuesday. There had been some doubt over Valverde's future at Movistar as his position as the team's lead rider has been rivalled by Colombian Giro d'Italia…

    AFP
  • Speed-driven Aussie cycling given funding lifeline

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Cash-strapped national governing body Cycling Australia has had a board shake-out and received a A$2 million (US$1.81 million) lifeline to keep its Olympic programme on track after battling back from virtual insolvency. Former International Cricket Council boss…

    Reuters