Cycling: Contador wins Tirreno-Adriatico fourth stage
Spaniard Alberto Contador of the Tinkoff team closed the gap on race leader Michal Kwiatkowski by winning the fourth stage of the the Tirreno-Adriatico race.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
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Cycling - Betancur wins stage five at Paris-Nice, Thomas retains a
Colombian Betancur claimed an emphatic win, crossing the line in front of Trek Factory Racing's Bob Jungels and Astana's Jakob Fuglsang after helping to drive a three-man breakaway at the death.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
O'Grady says Goss needs wins to get his confidence back
Matt Goss has struggled for victories since he landed a stage at last year's Tirreno-Adriatico his only win in the past twelve months came at the Bay Crits series in January but he showed significant signs of life in finishing second on stage 3 of Paris-Nice on Tuesday.
One-day races the subject of new book by Ilkley author
As his home town of Ilkley gets ready for the arrival of the Tour de France this summer, a cycling writer is about to release a history of the five most legendary 'classic' races in world cycling.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Gallery: Tirreno-Adriatico favourites ready for battle
Cadel Evans, Michal Kwiatkowski, Richie Porte, Nairo Quintana, Alberto Contador and Rigoberto Uran are all vying for the Sea Master Trophy at... The big-name favourites for Tirreno-Adriatico avoided touching the winner's trophy and avoided revealing their hand and their race strategy during the press conference held 24 hours before the start of ... (more)
Cavendish enjoys home advantage at Tirreno-Adriatico
While Diego Ulissi may have been born just a short ride away, Cavendish starts Tirreno-Adriatico on Wednesday with a home advantage on sprint rivals Andr Greipel and Marcel Kittel because of his growing links to Tuscany.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Hofland claims biggest win of young career
Stage 2 of Paris-Nice was a day of mixed fortune for Belkin as Lars Boom crashed out of the race with 10km left but there was salvation in victory which came courtesy of Moreno Hofland who bested John Degenkolb and race leader Nacer Bouhanni .
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Tinkoff-Saxo remain in the dark about Rogers case
Two months after the news broke that Australian veteran Michael Rogers had tested positive in an 'A' test for clenbuterol , the case appears to have stalled with no news on the B sample analysis that would either confirm his positive or see the rider cleared.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Video: Rigoberto Uran targets Giro d'Italia podium in 2014
Having finished second in last year's Giro d'Italia Rigoberto Urn returns to the race this year with his eyes fixed firmly on a place at the podium.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Marcel Sieberg questions UCI rule over use of footpaths
At Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne the successful break which included Tom Boonen was seen riding on footpaths in favour of the cobbled roads which had provoked Lotto-Belisol 's Marcel Sieberg to question the effectiveness of the implementation of a new UCI ruling which states that it is "strictly prohibited to use sidewalks/pavements, paths or cycle paths" ... (more)
Exclusive: Cavendish to ride Milan-San Remo
Omega Pharma-QuickStep manager Patrick Lefevere has confirmed to Cyclingnews that Mark Cavendish will ride Milan-San Remo later this month.
Chaves hopes to repay Orica-GreenEdge's faith
Esteban Chaves' performance on stage four of the Tour de Langkawi was nothing less than impressive when you consider what the young Colombian has been through in the last 12 months.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Boonen breaks record at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
With a powerful sprint victory, Tom Boonen concluded a magnificent Omega Pharma-Quick-Step team performance in a windy Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on Sunday afternoon in Belgium.
Sky caught out by Boonen in Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne
Opening weekend giveth, and Opening weekend taketh away. Twenty-four hours after a cohesive team performance helped Ian Stannard to victory at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad , Team Sky were caught out by Omega Pharma-QuickStep's forcing on the Oude Kwaremont at Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on Sunday.
KBK '14: Tommeke's Treble
Race report: The King of Flanders, Tom Boonen, took a record third win in Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne outpacing young Dutch hope Moreno Hofland in a small group finish.
After a great opening yesterday some teams have substituted in their sprinters for today's race.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
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Stannard wins opening classic in Ghent
Italian cyclist Luca Paolini of the team Katusha passes the public prior to the start of the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the Belgian opener of the cycling season, in Ghent, western Belgium, Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad: Vanmarcke laments lack of aggression from others
Two years after beating Tom Boonen in a sprint at the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad , Sep Vanmarcke came close on grabbing a second win in Ghent on Saturday.
Het Nieuwsblad'14: Stannard Snares It
Race Report: The cobbled races started today with the 2014 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and it was a classic battle in terrible weather that came down to the sprint between two hardmen of the peloton, Ian Stannard and Greg Van Avermaet.