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  • Froome's hopes of Vuelta glory all but go up in smoke

    Alto Els Cortals d'Encamp (Andorra) (AFP) - Chris Froome's hopes of becoming only the third rider to win the Tour de France and Spain's Vuelta in the same year faded on Wednesday after he was cut adrift on the 11th stage. Astana rider Mikel Landa, third in this year's Giro d'Italia, won the stage…

    AFP
  • Track cycling likely to be missing at Durban 2022

    By Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND (Reuters) - Track cycling is at risk of being dropped from the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban unless more money is made available to build a new velodrome in South Africa. Track cycling has been a regular fixture on the Commonwealth Games program since 1934 but…

    Reuters
  • Bicycle-related injuries on the rise in U.S.

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Between 1998 and 2013, adult bicycling injuries rose sharply in the U.S., largely among riders over age 45, a new study shows. “Once we looked at the demographics of who were admitted from the hospital we saw the trend in riders older than 45 getting hurt,” said…

    Reuters
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana team classification after stage 11

    Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Team Classification Vuelta a Espana after Stage 11 on Wednesday 1. Team Sky (Britain) 129:56:07" 2. Astana (Kazakhstan) +3:45" 3. Movistar (Spain) +8:20" 4. Katusha (Russia) +20:52" 5. Caja Rural (Spain) +36:03" 6. Cofidis (France) +36:06" 7. Europcar (France) +38:16"…

    Reuters
  • Cyclist Rogers gets 2004 Olympic bronze medal 11 years later

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has received his Olympic bronze medal 11 years after the Athens Games.

    Associated Press
  • Cycling-Aru surges into Vuelta lead, Froome's challenge ended

    Astana rider Fabio Aru emerged as the new leader after a punishing 11th Vuelta stage in the Pyrenees won by team mate Mikel Landa on Wednesday, as an early crash wrecked Chris Froome's victory hopes. After Spaniard Landa surged clear around nine kilometres from the steep finish into Cortals…

    Reuters
  • Cyclist Rogers finally receives Athens bronze 11 years on

    Australian cyclist Michael Rogers was officially awarded an Olympic bronze medal on Monday -- 11 years after the ride in which he earned it. The 35-year-old finished fourth in the men's individual time trial in Athens in 2004 but after winner Tyler Hamilton was stripped of his gold three years ago…

    Reuters