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TDF Stage 17 yellow jersey presentation
Julian Alaphilippe is still dominating Tour de France with another appearance in the yellow jersey presentation.
In the Saddle: Is Tour de France too hard?
Steve Schlanger and Christian Vande Velde debate whether the Tour de France is too hard or dangerous for riders in the latest edition of 'In the Saddle.'
Armstrong believes 2019 TDF still wide open
Lance Armstrong joins Phil Ligget and Bob Roll to talk about his early impressions of the 2019 Tour de France including Team Ineos' superiority, super-tucking and more.
Clear mind fueled Boswell in 2015 Tour of CA
Ian Boswell reflects on Stage 7 of the 2015 AMGEN Tour of California with Paul Burmeister, discussing Mt. Baldy, his mentality during the race and what he wished he had improved on.
Martin battled fractured vertebrae in 2017 TDF
Dan Martin joins Paul Burmeister to discuss his crash in Stage 9 of the 2017 Tour de France, which led to two fractured vertebrae, and how he was able to power through the injuries to finish sixth overall...
Boswell: Tour of CA Stage 7 win came full circle
Ian Boswell joins Paul Burmeister to discuss his meaningful Stage 7 win in the 2015 AMGEN Tour of CA, how he was able to improve and lessons he learned from teammate Bradley Wiggins.
Martin: 'Calculated risks' have become part of TDF
Dan Martin joins Paul Burmeister to reflect on Stage 9 of the 2017 Tour de France, which saw chaos and a number of crashes, while also discussing how he grew used to taking risk and built on his confidence.
Martin reflects on mentors, growth in 2013 TDF
Dan Martin joins Paul Burmeister to relive Stage 9 of the 2013 Tour de France where he was able to edge Jakob Fuglsang at the finish line, while also sharing what he learned from mentors like Christian...
Martin: Teamwork powered Stage 9 victory in 2013
Dan Martin joins Paul Burmeister to reflect on a wild Stage 9 at the 2013 Tour de France, where his team's all-in mentality and unique approach led Martin to edge Jakob Fuglsang for the victory.
Fuglsang will not compete in 2020 Tour de France
Jakob Fuglsang tells Paul Burmeister more about his 2014 Tour de France win, transitioning from a helper to a leader on his team and his decision to not compete in the Tour de France in 2020.
Nairo Quintana hit by car during training ride in Colombia
Two-time Grand Tour winner Nairo Quintana was hit by a car while training in Colombia.
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Fuglsang announces 2020 race schedule
Jakob Fuglsang looks ahead to 2020's race schedule and announces he will not be racing in the Tour de France, but will suit up for the Giro d'Italia in October.
Fuglsang recalls best moments from Stage 5 TDF win
Jakob Fuglsang thinks back to his Stage 5 victory and details how he found safety and success on the rainy Tour de France course in 2014.
Tyler Farrar looks back at Stage 3 win in 2011 TDF
Tyler Farrar reflects on his win in Stage 3 of the 2011 Tour de France, his relationship with Wouter Weylandt, and looks ahead to the 2020 Tour de France.
How Tyler Farrar's life has changed in retirement
Tyler Farrar discusses what he's been up to since retiring from cycling, his battle with COVID-19, and the chemistry of his 2011 Tour de France team.
Vande Velde reflects on helping Farrar in 2011
Christian Vande Velde discusses how he's handled the COVID-19 pandemic, looks back at his success in the Tour de France and reflects on helping Tyler Farrar in Stage 3 of the 2011 TDF.
King: De Gendt was 'machine' during Stage 8
Ben King talks about the dominance of Thomas de Gendt in Stage 8 of the 2019 Tour de France and what he will remember most during that day's race.
King details strategy during Stage 8 of '19 TDF
Ben King chats with Paul Burmeister about his strategy entering Stage 8 of the 2019 Tour de France and how the day ended up unfolding.
Behind Andrew Talansky's retirement from cycling
Andrew Talansky reflects on what led to his retirement from professional cycling and talks about what he's been up to since.
Talansky recalls chaotic 2015 Tour de France
American cyclist Andrew Talansky looks back on the 2015 Tour de France, including a wild Stage 3.
Kittel: Speed endurance was my greatest strength
Marcel Kittel discusses the emotional and mental toll that racing at an elite level had on him, as well as the strengths he developed as a top sprinter in the Tour de France.
Kittel's hunger for revenge motivated him in TDF
Marcel Kittel opens up about his new life in retirement and shares how his early career races led him to a grueling victory in the first stage of the 2014 Tour de France.
Former Giro d’Italia stage winner banned 4 years for doping
Former Giro d'Italia stage winner Kanstantsin Siutsou was banned for four years by the International Cycling Union after he tested positive for EPO.
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The Ultimate Tour: Cycling schedule on NBCSN
The Tour de France isn’t during its usual summer slot — it will run from August 29 to September 20 and be shown on NBCSN — but cycling fans can still watch some of the best the sport has...
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Dennis: Team INEOS rallies around strong culture
Rohan Dennis joins Paul Bermeister to discuss the Tour de France and the outlook for his team, how his team wants to end the ego that comes with winning and whether or not he'll be competing with Team INEOS...
Dygert using 'power of music' to prepare for Tokyo
Olympic cyclist Chloe Dygert joins Paul Burmeister to discuss how her training playlist and music helps her get 'fired up' while training and the advice she got from Kristin Armstrong as she readies for the...
European Road Championships postponed
Cycling's European Road Championships have been postponed until next year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Pan-Mass Challenge goes virtual for research
The Pan-Mass Challenge is going virtual in the hopes that it can continue to raise money for cancer research.
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Spanish Vuelta reduces format for 1st time in 35 years
The Spanish Vuelta cycling race has reduced its format for the first time in more than three decades because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Pro cyclist uses bike to deliver medicine
Professional cyclist Davide Martinelli is using his bike to help deliver medicine to elderly residents and others in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rescheduled Tour de France hoping to make nation smile again
With the Tour de France pushed back to a late August start, race director Christian Prudhomme is hoping cycling's showcase event can help bring back a sense of normality to a nation reeling from the...
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USA Cycling putting timely emphasis on personal well-being
Kelsey Erickson has jumped at her new opportunity, and the timing couldn't have been better.
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Vande Velde: 2020 Tour De France may be best ever
NBC Sports cycling analyst Christian Vande Velde joins Mike Tirico to discuss the postponement of the 2020 Tour De France and the importance of having the race while other sports are still in question.
Tour de France rescheduled to start Aug. 29 and end Sept. 20
The Tour de France will now start on August 29 and finish on September 20, and will be followed by cycling's two other major races.
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Tour of Flanders goes virtual
Race or no race, the 104th edition of the Tour of Flanders cobblestone cycling classic will have a winner this weekend.
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Tour de Suisse canceled
The Tour de Suisse has been canceled, removing one of the few cycling events left on the calendar before the Tour de France is due to start.
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Tour de France yet to be postponed
Perhaps no other sports event puts so many fans in such close contact with athletes as the Tour de France.
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UCI president hopes Giro, other races can go ahead in autumn
The president of the International Cycling Union hopes the Giro d'Italia and other races postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak can go ahead later this year.
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Paris-Nice 2020: Stage 7 highlights
Watch all the most exciting action from the final round of the 2020 Paris-Nice to see who wins it all.
Paris-Nice 2020: Stage 6 highlights
Relive all of the top moments from the sixth stage of the 2020 Paris-Nice.
Paris-Nice 2020: Stage 5 highlights
Watch all the most exciting moments from the fifth stage of the 2020 Paris-Nice.
USA Cycling brings back Miller to head Tokyo Olympics effort
USA Cycling will have a familiar face directing its efforts at the Tokyo Olympics this year.
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Paris-Nice 2020: Stage 4 highlights
Relive all the best moments from the fourth stage of the 2020 Paris-Nice in France.
Paris-Nice 2020: Stage 3 highlights
Check out all the exciting action from the third stage of the 2020 Paris-Nice.
Paris-Nice 2020: Stage 2 highlights
Take a look back at all the best moments from the second stage of the 2020 Paris-Nice in France.
Paris-Nice 2020: Stage 1 highlights
Take a look at highlights from stage one of the Paris-Nice 2020, which saw the peloton battered by crosswinds, cobbles, and echelons.
More cycling races canceled due to spread of coronavirus
RCS Sport, which organizes cycling events in Italy, canceled the Tirreno-Adriatico and Milan-San Remo races as well as the Giro di Sicilia.
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In The Saddle: Should Sagan try for Yellow Jersey?
Bob Roll and Phil Liggett discuss Peter Sagan's 2019 performance at the Tour de France and whether or not he should push for the greater Yellow Jersey in 2020 and beyond.
Strade Bianche canceled amid virus outbreak
The Strade Bianche cycling races in Italy have been canceled amid virus outbreak.
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Egan Bernal’s team stops racing amid virus outbreak
After the team of Tour de France champion Egan Bernal withdrew from all races over the next three weeks, Astana became the latest outfit to stop racing.
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More virus cases linked to UAE Tour as riders face isolation
Six more people with links to the canceled UAE Tour cycling race have been infected with the virus spreading around the world.
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Nicolas Portal dies at 40
Nicolas Portal, a team official who helped guide four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome to victory at the race, has died. He was 40.
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Germany, Netherlands cap dominate track cycling worlds
Emma Hinze of Germany and Harrie Lavreysen of the Netherlands put a fitting bow on the final day of the track cycling world championships.
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