Cycling

6:55 AM ET Trek-Segafredo have lifted their suspension of junior world champion Quinn Simmons and the 19-year-old will join their off-season training camp before returning to competition next year, Cyclingnews has reported. Simmons was suspended for making what the team described as “divisive, incendiary, and detrimental” statements online in a twitter post responding to criticism
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7:53 AM ET British Cycling has dismissed one of its top coaches after finding him guilty of gross misconduct including inappropriate relationships with riders. Head men’s sprint coach Kevin Stewart, who worked with six-time Olympic track champion Jason Kenny, had been given repeated warnings about his behaviour, British Cycling said in a statement. “While this
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6:44 AM ET The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) suspended Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen on Wednesday for nine months after causing a crash that resulted in compatriot Fabio Jakobsen being placed in a medically induced coma in August. Groenewegen, who rides for the Jumbo-Visma team, was jostling for position with Jakobsen in the final metres of
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12:09 PM ET Slovenian Primoz Roglic was crowned king of the Vuelta a Espana for the second successive year as the Jumbo Visma rider safely reached Madrid after a largely processional stage 18 on Sunday. It was a sweet moment for the 31-year-old former ski jumper whose hopes of winning this year’s Tour de France
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8:06 AM ET Australia’s Tour Down Under scheduled to take place in January 2021, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic causing logistical problems, organisers said on Sunday. Traditionally the Tour Down Under is the first World Tour race on the cycling calendar. The race was due to take place in Adelaide from Jan.
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12:20 PM ET Britain’s Tao Geoghegan Hart won the Giro d’Italia after beating Maglia Rosa holder Jai Hindley in the final-stage time trial on Sunday as Ineos-Grenadiers turned around a dismal season in spectacular fashion. The 25-year-old started the day 0.86 seconds behind Hindley but he beat the Australian to win the race by 39
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1:54 PM ET The Giro d’Italia has recorded a further two positive coronavirus tests after the race was thrown into doubt last week. On Tuesday, race organisers said UAE-Emirates rider Fernando Gaviria and a AG2R La Mondiale staff member had returned positive results from the latest round of testing on Oct 18-19. 1 Related Last
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Oct 13, 2020 Associated Press ROME — The Giro d’Italia was thrown into chaos Tuesday when two full teams, another overall contender and one more elite rider withdrew from the cycling race following a series of positive tests for the coronavirus. The Mitchelton-Scott and Jumbo-Visma teams left the race before Stage 10. Four Mitchelton-Scott staff
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12:02 PM ET Associated Press BRUSSELS — World champion Julian Alaphilippe underwent successful surgery on his right hand Monday following his season-ending crash at the Tour of Flanders one-day classic race. The Frenchman broke two bones in the hand after hitting a motorbike about 20 miles from the finish Sunday. Alaphilippe was part of a
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2:40 PM ET Alex Dowsett of Team Israel Start-up Nation took a second career Giro d’Italia win when he soloed to victory in the eighth stage, a 200-km trek from Giovinazzo to Vieste on Saturday. The six-time individual time trial British champion attacked from a small group of breakaway riders some 17km from the finish
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