FROM picturesque Taal to majestic Mayon, the Le Tour de Filipinas celebrates "10 Years of Cycling" with an explosive race starting on Friday.The five-stage International Cycling Union event features two of the Philippines' iconic tourist attractions, as Taal Volcano and ...
Jun 13, 2019
RIDERS and coaches in this year's Le Tour de Filipinas all agreed that Stage 2 of the five-lap race will be the difference maker in the 822.2 km race that comes off the road starting this weekend.Defending champion ...
Jun 11, 2019
ORBETELLO, Italy - Elia Viviani was stripped of winning the third stage at the Giro d'Italia on Monday.Viviani was ruled by the race jury to have deviated from his line in the final sprint in Orbetello, even touching wheels with ...
May 13, 2019
THE Tagaytay City climb and the winding roads to Donsol in Sorsogon are bound to test how well the 75 cyclists will give riders a tough in Le Tour de Filipinas' 10th edition.Stage One of the Le Tour de Filipinas on ...
May 13, 2019
LE Tour de Filipinas celebrates its 10th year with a five-stage race firing off on June 14 in Tagaytay City.From four stages in all of the International Cycling Union (UCI) 2.2 race's first nine years, the 2019 edition ...
May 5, 2019
SEVEN Filipino riders led by Daniel Ven Carino will vie for honors in the 2019 Asian Road Cycling Championships in Uzbekistan.The Pinoy cyclists look to follow the path of Rustom Lim or Rex Luis Krogg, who have won medals in the ...
Apr 21, 2019
PARIS - Sprinters and climbers will have a chance to shine at the start of next year's Tour de France.Race organizers have unveiled the details of the first two stages of the 2020 edition of cycling's showcase event, ...
Mar 19, 2019
LONDON - The future of the most successful cycling team of the last decade was put in doubt on Wednesday when Sky announced its withdrawal from the sport following the European pay TV giant's takeover by American company Comcast.Team Sky, ...
Dec 13, 2018
LE Tour de Filipinas holds its biggest edition yet with 17 teams composed of 85 riders pedaling over four regions, seven provinces, 10 cities and 50 municipalities from May 20 to 23.From the ninth edition's Stage One start at the ...
May 1, 2018
PARIS - World champion Peter Sagan outsprinted Silvan Dillier to the finish line to win the prestigious Paris-Roubaix race, but his first victory in the race known as the Queen of the Classics was overshadowed by the death of Belgian rider Michael ...
Apr 9, 2018
AIGLE, Switzerland - The head of cycling's world governing body wants an investigation into the findings of a doping report that accused Team Sky of using drugs to enhance the performance of Bradley Wiggins and possibly other riders ahead of the ...
Mar 8, 2018
BERGEN, Norway - Cycling's governing body has decided to reduce the number of riders in major road races in an effort to improve safety.There will now be a maximum of 176 riders in the peloton in all road events on ...
Sep 20, 2017
THE head of world cycling acknowledges that "behavioral issues" existed within the British team during his leadership, but disputes claims of a culture of fear and bullying.Brian Cookson's campaign to win re-election for a second four-year term ...
Jun 30, 2017
HARELBEKE, Belgium - Olympic road champion Greg Van Avermaet came out on top of a three-man sprint to win the E3 Harelbeke as Belgian riders secured a 1-2-3 finish in the one-day cobbled race on Friday.Van Avermaet edged ...
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Mar 25, 2017
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France - Nearly a century ago, Robert Marchand was told by a coach that he should give up cycling because he would never achieve anything on a bike.He proved that prediction wrong again on Wednesday.In a skin- ...
Jan 5, 2017
PARIS - Grands Tours organizers have decided to reduce the number of riders at their races in a move aimed at improving safety and increasing competition.The Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Spanish Vuelta organizers said in a joint statement ...
Nov 26, 2016
LE Tour de Filipinas, the only International Cycling Union road race in the country, returns to Southern Luzon in 2017 with its eighth edition set from February 18 to 21.The UCI officially announced the Le Tour de Filipinas 2017 schedule during ...
Nov 3, 2016
NICE, France - The European road cycling championships in the French city of Nice have been canceled for security reasons.Nice mayor Philippe Pradal says the Sept. 14-18 event required a large police presence but that city officials had not received "any ...
Aug 6, 2016
WORLD University Cycling Championship bronze medalist Marella Salamat finished fourth in the final stage to take eighth place overall in The Princess Maha Chackri Sirindhon's Cup Women's Tour of Thailand.Salamat, also a Southeast Asian Games gold medalist ...
Apr 11, 2016
BOOTS RYAN CAYUBIT rode a calculated race over a highly technical course to snatch the men's criterium gold medal in the 2016 World University Cycling Championships on Thursday in Tagaytay City.It was not an easy task on the 1.8- ...
Mar 17, 2016
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