Cancelling Giro d’Italia and Tour de France due to coronavirus would be a disaster, says UCI president

Cancelling the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France would be a disaster for cycling, says Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) president David Lappartient, whose sport has already been badly hit by the coronavirus crisis. Several races, including the Tirreno-Adriatico and Milan-San Remo, have been called off as Italy deals with rapidly escalating numbers of infections and deaths. The Giro d’Italia, the second-biggest race behind […]

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Laura Kenny: British Olympic cycling champion battles through dramatic five-rider crash to finish competition

British cyclist Laura Kenny has been lauded for an incredible display of stoicism after battling through a dangerous five-bicycle crash to finish 12th in the Track Cycling World Championships. The four-time Olympic champion came off her bike late in the first race and was hit by two riders in a dramatic series of collisions that left five competitors needing treatment. Kenny — who is still recovering after […]

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Denmark stun Australia, Britain with team pursuit world record

Berlin: Reigning champions Australia and Britain were given a rude awakening at the UCI track world championships as Denmark left them trailing in the men's team pursuit qualifying round to shatter the world record. The blue-riband event has traditionally been a battle between Britain and Australia at both world championships and Olympics, but neither can now challenge for gold in […]

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Jakob Fuglsang: Team Astana deny link to disgraced doping doctor Michele Ferrari after leaked report

Team Astana have denied any relationship with the disgraced doping doctor Michele Ferrari after a leaked report linked him to the Kazakh team’s star rider, Jakob Fuglsang.  According to the report by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), Ferrari was seen at the 2019 Vuelta a Catalunya with the Astana team and had a meeting in Monaco with both Fuglsang and […]

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