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  • Cycling-Astana team thrown out of anti-doping movement

    The Astana cycling team were thrown out of the Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) after the Kazakh outfit failed to comply with the association's strict anti-doping rules at this year's Tour de France. "After hearing Team Astana representative Dmitriy Fofonov's arguments, the Board of directors…

  • USA Cycling unveils teams for road world championships

    Taylor Phinney will get his opportunity to chase a world championship at home. After a devastating crash nearly ruined his career, Phinney was part of the roster announced by USA Cycling on Friday that will compete this month in Richmond, Virginia. Phinney returned to racing at the Tour of Utah,…

    The Associated Press
  • Cycling-Oliviera wins Vuelta stage 13, Aru still leads

    MADRID, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Portuguese Nelson Oliveira of the Lampre-Merida team caught his breakaway companions off guard to win the 13th stage of the Vuelta on Friday. Oliveira jumped away from a group of 24 riders in a descent with 27 kilometres remaining and never looked back. The 26-year-old,…

  • Van Poppel wins 12th Spanish Vuelta stage, Aru leads overall

    Danny Van Poppel of the Netherlands won the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta in a mass sprint for the finish line, while Fabio Aru remained in the red jersey on Thursday. Van Poppel recovered well after repairing a tire 10 kilometers (six miles) from the end of the 173-kilometer (107-mile) mainly…

    The Associated Press
  • Froome pulls out of Spanish Vuelta with broken foot

    Chris Froome pulled out of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday after fracturing a bone in his right foot. The two-time Tour de France champion - and two-time Vuelta runner-up - said on his Twitter account that the navicular bone in his foot was fractured. ''End of the Vuelta for me,'' Froome tweeted.

    The Associated Press
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana points classification after stage 12

    Sept 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Points Classification Vuelta a Espana after Stage 12 on Thursday 1. Esteban Chaves (Colombia / Orica) 79 2. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) 74 3. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) 74 4. John Degenkolb (Germany / Giant) 68 5. Kristian Sbaragli (Italy / Team MTN)…

  • Astana thrown out of MPCC

    PARIS (AP) — Astana has been thrown out of the Movement for Credible Cycling for a breach of the group's regulations.

    Associated Press