ANNECY, France - Chris Froome believes the mountains will reveal the true Tour de France contenders as he looks forward to the first of three grueling stages in the Alps."I'm feeling good and optimistic about the upcoming stages," the four- ...
Jul 17, 2018
ROUBAIX, France - Richie Porte sat on the pavement grasping his right shoulder and grimacing in pain. A fan helped Chris Froome get going after he tumbled onto grass lining the road. Romain Bardet recovered from three punctured tires.And they were only ...
Jul 16, 2018
FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France - Colombia, the land of climbers, finally has a cyclist back in the yellow jersey at the Tour de France.And it took a sprinter to do it.Fernando Gaviria won the opening stage on his debut on Saturday, ...
Jul 8, 2018
SACRAMENTO, California - The organizers of the Tour of California ought to consider changing its name.Tour of Colombians sounds about right.Fernando Gaviria sprinted to his third stage win of the weeklong race on the crowd-lined streets of Sacramento on Saturday ( ...
May 20, 2018
ELK GROVE, California - The riders began toppling over a few miles from the finish line, the crash cluttering up the left side of the road into Elk Grove with broken bikes and bodies.Fortunately for Fernando Gaviria, he was on the right ...
May 18, 2018
TORTONA, Italy - Colombian rider Fernando Gaviria sprinted to his fourth stage victory at the Giro d'Italia on Friday in his Grand Tour debut.Gaviria came from the back and around the right side of the sprinters to edge Sam Bennett ...
May 20, 2017
REGGIO EMILIA, Italy - Colombian rider Fernando Gaviria won a bunch sprint at the end of the longest stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to earn his third victory in his first Grand Tour.Gaviria, who rides ...
May 19, 2017
MESSINA, Sicily - Colombia's Fernando Gaviria won a bunch sprint at the end of the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday to claim his second victory of this year's race, while Quick-Step teammate Bob ...
May 11, 2017
CAGLIARI, Sardinia - Fernando Gaviria won a bunch sprint at the end of the third stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday to claim his first Grand Tour victory and take the leader's pink jersey from Andre Greipel.Gaviria ...
May 8, 2017
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