| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:51 AM
(Reuters) - Alejandro Valverde sprinted away from an exhausted peloton to win the sixth stage and take the overall lead in the Tour of Spain, with Chris Froome and Alberto Contador following the Spaniard across the line.
Dutchman Pim Ligthart and Lluis...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:58 AM
(Reuters) - Czech rider Roman Kreuziger's appeal against a provisional suspension for suspected doping has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), ruling him out of this month's Vuelta.
Kreuziger, a team mate of Spain's Alberto...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:07 AM
(Reuters) - Tinkoff-Saxo have signed Slovakian sprint ace Peter Sagan on a three-year contract from Cannondale, the Denmark-based team announced on Friday.
Sagan, 24, has won the Tour de France green jersey for the points classification winner three...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:14 AM
HAUTACAM France (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali won the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, a 145.5-km ride from Pau, to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey.
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:19 AM
ST. ETIENNE, France -- Norway's Alexander Kristoff beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a 185.5-kilometer ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday.
Katusha ride Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Mark Cavendish's Tour de France came to a brutal end after the British sprint specialist failed to recover from a crash at the end of the first stage and pulled out of the race Sunday morning.
"It's devastating," Cavendish, who will have an MRI scan...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:06 AM
SHEFFIELD, England - Italian Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall lead on the Tour de France after a late attack earned him victory in the second stage on Sunday.
The Astana rider powered away about two kilometres from the finish and held off the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France.
Rain doused riders at the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:07 AM
LILLE, France --- Marcel Kittel won the fourth stage of the Tour de France — his third of the race — in a sprint as the tour returned home from England on Tuesday.
Crashes ensnared some big names, but Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
REIMS, France - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-kilometer ride from Arras on Thursday.
Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin took...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Andre Greipel of Germany won the sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as the pack entered Champagne country, and Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the yellow jersey on Thursday at Reims, France.
The German champion collected his sixth career...