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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.
In the Saddle: Should helmets be optional?
Steve Schlanger and Bob Roll debate whether helmets should be optional on the final climb at the Tour de France.
Time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis joins Team Ineos
Time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis signed a two-year contract with British cycling team Team Ineos.
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Julian Alaphilippe wins Velo d’Or award
Julian Alaphilippe capped a season during which he wore the Tour de France's yellow jersey for 14 days by winning the Velo d'Or award.
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Much-admired Tour de France cyclist Poulidor dies at age 83
Raymond Poulidor, the"eternal runner-up," conquered French hearts and become the country's all-time favorite cyclist.
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Alexandre Vinokourov cleared of corruption in race-fixing case
A judicial official says former Olympic cycling champion Alexandre Vinokourov and fellow rider Alexandr Kolobnev have been cleared of corruption charges in a suspected case of race-fixing.
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Can a cyclist ever win five Tour titles again?
In this installment of In the Saddle, Bob Roll and Steve Schlanger question whether another cyclist can win five Tour de France titles to join an elite group.
Froome makes brief racing return in Japan
Check out the highlights from Chris Froome's exhibition race at the Saitama Criterium in Japan.
Tour of California canceled for 2020; race future in doubt
The Tour of California has been canceled for 2020, and race owner AEG is reevaluating whether to bring it back in the future.
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USA Cycling announces calendar for lead-up to Tokyo Olympics
The last chance for American riders to impress USA Cycling ahead of next year's Tokyo Olympics will begin with the U.S. road and time trial nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Sagan to compete in first Giro; Carapaz likely to defend title
Three-time world champion Peter Sagan will compete in the Giro d'Italia for the first time next year.
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Three-time Olympic cyclist Taylor Phinney announces his retirement
Three-time Olympic cyclist Taylor Phinney is retiring from professional racing, ending a career that included 10 world championship medals and a stage win at the Giro d'Italia.
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Speedy recovery could help Chris Froome race at Tour de France
Four months after a career-threatening crash left him with multiple fractures, Chris Froome has resumed training in the hope that he can compete for a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title.
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Cycling great Eddy Merckx hospitalized after bike crash
A Belgian newspaper reported that cycling great Eddy Merckx sustained head injuries in a crash while riding with friends.
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Cycling great Eddy Merckx hospitalized after bike crash
A Belgian newspaper reported that cycling great Eddy Merckx sustained head injuries in a crash while riding with friends.
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Highlights: Impressive finish in Paris-Tours 2019
Check out all the highlights from the 2019 Paris-Tours cycling race.
Dutch rider Mollema wins Tour of Lombardy
Dutch cyclist Bauke Mollema produced a solo ride to victory at the end of the Tour of Lombardy to claim one of the most important wins of his career.
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What is the best cycling team in history?
Steve Schlanger and Chris Horner debate whether Quick Step is the best cycling team of all time and what other teams could contend for the designation.
UCI Road World Championships: Men's Elite RR
Heavy rain, flooding, and cold made for a shortened and brutal UCI Road World Championships, but Mads Pedersen held tough to shock the cycling world and win Denmark's first elite men's title.
UCI Road World Championships: Women's Elite RR
There were plenty of crashes in the last women's race, the Elite Road Race. Annemiek van Vleuten took home the Netherlands' first individual gold medal after an emphatic win in the 2019 UCI Road World...
Controversial finish at UCI U23 World Championship
Samule Battistella wins gold by default at the UCI U23 World Championships in Yorkshire, England after Nils Eekhoff was disqualified.
Megan Jastrab takes gold in Women's Junior RR
American Megan Jastrab, 17, comes in first place at the UCI Junior Women's Road Race in Yorkshire, England.
UCI Road World Championships: Women's Junior RR
USA's Megan Jastrab took the lead in the 2019 Women's Junior Road Race with 3 kilometers left and never looked back. This is the United States' third gold medal of the championships.
UCI Road World Championships: Men's Junior RR
Quin Simmons dominates the final stretch to win the 2019 Men's Junior Road Race and become the first American gold medalist since 1991.
UCI Road World Championships: Men's Elite ITT
Two months after quitting the Tour de France mid-stage, Aussie Rohan Dennis rides to victory in the men's elite ITT at the UCI Road World Championships.
UCI Road World Championships: Men's U23 ITT
Mikkel Bjerg of Denmark navigates poor weather conditions and wins his third-straight Men's U23 ITT title at the UCI Road World Championships.
UCI Road World Championships: Women's Elite ITT
Chloe Dygert of the United States obliterates the field on her way to winning the Women's Elite ITT at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.
Owen becomes youngest world time trial champ
At 22, Chloe Dygert Owen wins her first senior road title, becoming the youngest person ever to win the road time trial title.
Colombia’s cycling ascent undermined by widespread doping
After a punishing climb in the Andean mountains surrounding Colombia's capital, Armando Cardenas leans against his bike to catch his breath.
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UCI Road World Championships: Men's Junior ITT
Antonio Tiberi of Italy wins the Men's Junior ITT at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships at 18 years old.
UCI Road World Championships: Women's Junior ITT
Aigul Gareeva of Russia wins the Women's Junior ITT at the UCI Road World Championships, despite making a major mistake late.
Netherlands take home win at World Championships
The Netherlands come away with a win in the first-ever team time trial mixed relay at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire.
Stage 2 finish of 2019 Madrid Challenge
Chleo Hosking wins Stage 2 of the 2019 Madrid Challenge while Lisa Brennauer sealed the overall victory.
Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 21 highlights
Check out all the big moments from the final stage of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 20 highlights
Catch all the highlights from an exciting Stage 20 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Roglic overcomes crash to keep Spanish Vuelta lead
Primoz Roglic was involved in a crash but recovered to finish safely in the peloton, keeping his lead entering the final competitive stage of the Spanish Vuelta.
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Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 19 highlights
Check out all the best moments from an action-packed Stage 19 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Higuita wins stage, Roglic moves closer to Vuelta victory
Primoz Roglic took a step closer to winning the Spanish Vuelta with a strong second-place finish during the 18th stage, increasing his overall lead entering the final stretch.
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Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 18 highlights
Relive all the moments from Stage 18 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Gilbert wins another Vuelta stage as Roglic’s lead cut
Philippe Gilbert won his second Spanish Vuelta stage, while Primoz Roglic lost a few seconds from his overall lead after a charge by Nairo Quintana.
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Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 17 highlights
Take a look back at all of the key moments from a thrilling Stage 17 in the Vuelta a España.
Vinokourov could face jail for allegedly fixing cycling race
Former Olympic cycling champion Alexandre Vinokourov and fellow rider Alexandr Kolobnev could face up to six months in jail after being accused of fixing the result of the 2010 Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic...
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Fuglsang wins 16th Vuelta stage, Roglic adds to overall lead
Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark made a solo charge on the final climb to win the 16th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Monday, while Primoz Roglic finished strong to increase his overall lead.
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Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 16 highlights
Check out all the highlights from Stage 16 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 15 highlights
Check out all the highlights from Stage 15 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 14 highlights
Check out all the highlights from Stage 14 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Slovenians Pogacar and Roglic dominate grueling Vuelta stage
Two Slovenian friends took charge of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, with youngster Tadej Pogacar wining the difficult 13th stage and Primoz Roglic crossing the line just behind him to increase his overall...
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Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 13 highlights
Check out all the highlights from Stage 13 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Close to home, Iturria takes Vuelta stage for 1st win
Mikel Iturria couldn't have asked for a better setting for his first professional cycling win.
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Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 12 highlights
Check out all the highlights from Stage 12 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Vuelta a España 2019: Stage 11 highlights
Check out all the highlights from Stage 11 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.