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The latest BBC Cycling news plus comment, analysis, results, cycling tips and tactics along with video and audio.

04/17/2012 10:35 AM
GB success will continue - Clancy
Ed Clancy believes GB cyclists will deliver Olympic success even if performance director Dave Brailsford leaves his role.
04/17/2012 10:52 AM
Chris Hoy learned on girl's bike
Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy's first bicycle was a girl's bike the Olympic gold medallist's mother reveals.
04/12/2012 04:41 AM
Brailsford ponders sprint options
British Cycling performance director Dave Brailsford refuses to reveal his sprint selection strategy for Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny.
04/12/2012 05:14 AM
Hoy takes audacious keirin gold
Sir Chris Hoy concludes the World Track Cycling in Melbourne with a stunning ride to win the men's keirin gold medal.
04/08/2012 07:32 AM
Thomas should snub Games - coach
British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton says Geraint Thomas should race in the Tour de France instead of going for a second Olympic gold.
04/10/2012 06:15 AM
Boonen wins Paris-Roubaix classic
Belgian Tom Boonen becomes only the second rider to win the Paris-Roubaix classic for the fourth time.
04/07/2012 03:36 PM
Bemused Hoy admits lack of desire
Sir Chris Hoy tells BBC Sport he "wasn't as up for it" as much as earlier in the year after finishing behind Jason Kenny in the World Track Cycling sprint in Melbourne.
04/07/2012 09:13 AM
Trott wins gold as Kenny pips Hoy
Laura Trott wins omnium gold for Britain as Jason Kenny beats Sir Chris Hoy on his way to sprint silver at the World Track Cycling.
04/06/2012 11:51 AM
Wounded Pendleton wins world gold
Track cyclist Victoria Pendleton overcomes a bruising collision with Australia's Anna Meares to win world sprint gold in Melbourne.
04/08/2012 04:13 AM
Year ban hurt me - champion Bauge
Gregory Bauge, who beat Jason Kenny to track cycling's sprint world title in Melbourne, says the fallout from his year-long ban still 'hurts'.
04/06/2012 06:06 AM
Boardman to quit GB team position
Chris Boardman tells the BBC he will end his nine-year association with British Cycling after London 2012.
04/05/2012 10:19 AM
GB women smash pursuit world record
Joanna Rowsell, Dani King and Laura Trott follow their male counterparts in defeating Australia for world team pursuit gold.
04/05/2012 05:53 AM
Hoy still searching for answers
Sir Chris Hoy tells BBC Sport winning three titles at London 2012 is a 'different challenge' to Beijing 2008 and drives him on
04/05/2012 04:28 AM
Bring on the Olympics - Thomas
Geraint Thomas writes for BBC Sport after beating Australia to team pursuit gold in Melbourne thriller
04/04/2012 11:40 AM
GB take superb team pursuit gold
Britain's team pursuit men win a spectacular gold at the World Track Championships as they beat Australia with a world record.

News – VeloNews.com

Competitive Cycling News, Race Results and Bike Reviews

12/17/2017 12:10 PM
Van Aert a level above the rest in Namur

Wout van Aert captured the victory in Namur, Belgium on Sunday at the UCI Cyclocross World Cup with a dominating performance.

The post Van Aert a level above the rest in Namur appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/17/2017 10:49 AM
Namur: Evie Richards captures first elite World Cup

Evie Richards (Trek Factory Racing) powered through the cold and mud to solo to victory in Namur, Belgium on Sunday at the UCI Cyclocross

The post Namur: Evie Richards captures first elite World Cup appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/17/2017 08:40 AM
Bardet: ‘Pretty much everyone gets hit by something like this’

Romain Bardet, third at the Tour in 2017, said Sunday that Chris Froome's adverse drugs test had damaged the credibility of cycling.

The post Bardet: ‘Pretty much everyone gets hit by something like this’ appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/16/2017 03:31 PM
Former British road race champion Sharon Laws dies aged 43

Sharon Laws, a former British individual time trial and road champion, died on Saturday after a battle with cancer.

The post Former British road race champion Sharon Laws dies aged 43 appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/16/2017 02:10 PM
Martin retracts ‘special status’ attack on Froome

Tony Martin backtracked on his strong words against Team Sky and Chris Froome on Thursday.

The post Martin retracts ‘special status’ attack on Froome appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/16/2017 12:57 PM
Giro Rosa will climb famed Monte Zoncolan in 2018

The 2018 Giro Rosa will tackle the western slope of the Monte Zoncolan from Ovaro on the penultimate stage.

The post Giro Rosa will climb famed Monte Zoncolan in 2018 appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/16/2017 12:09 PM
Scheldecross: van der Poel, Cant win duels

Beobank-Corendon teammates Mathieu van der Poel and Sanne Cant were victorious on Saturday at the DVV Trofee Scheldecross in Antwerp,

The post Scheldecross: van der Poel, Cant win duels appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/15/2017 05:09 PM
Video: Inside USA Cycling’s altitude training chamber

VeloNews caught up with riders Kelly Catlin, Jennifer Valente, Chloe Dygert Owen, and Kim Geist.

The post Video: Inside USA Cycling’s altitude training chamber appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/15/2017 03:23 PM
Emergency VeloNews podcast: Froome fiasco!

We talk to Andrew Hood to break down the key storylines behind Chris Froome's doping test from the Vuelta.

The post Emergency VeloNews podcast: Froome fiasco! appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/15/2017 02:50 PM
Commentary: Froome scandal could burst British cycling bubble

Merely a decade ago, cycling was nearly undone by a litany of doping controversies. Now, another scandal looks poised to rock the sport as

The post Commentary: Froome scandal could burst British cycling bubble appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/15/2017 11:47 AM
VN Show: Chris Froome’s Salbutamol case is cycling’s biggest story

Froome's Salbutamol scandal explodes like a bomb on the cycling world. We break down the details of this blockbuster revelation.

The post VN Show: Chris Froome’s Salbutamol case is cycling’s biggest story appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/15/2017 11:37 AM
Copeland wonders why Sky didn’t provisionally suspend Froome

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — Even cycling insiders are puzzled by Wednesday’s revelation that Chris Froome was over the limit for

The post Copeland wonders why Sky didn’t provisionally suspend Froome appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/15/2017 09:46 AM
Lawyer on Froome case: ‘We are simply at the investigative stage’

Sports lawyer and anti-doping litigation expert Dr. Gregory Ioannidis helps us better understand the Froome case.

The post Lawyer on Froome case: ‘We are simply at the investigative stage’ appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/15/2017 06:26 AM
Week in Tech: New Canyon, Sagan says Wahoo!, Rapha wool

Canyon introduces new mountain bike, Sagan's Bora team rides with Wahoo Elemnt Bolt head units, and Rapha has a fancy new jacket.

The post Week in Tech: New Canyon, Sagan says Wahoo!, Rapha wool appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/14/2017 12:24 PM
Anti-doping expert on Froome: ‘It doesn’t quite add up’

Anti-doping expert Dr. Tom Bassindale says it will be difficult for Froome and Sky to fully explain Salbutamol test at 2017 Vuelta.

The post Anti-doping expert on Froome: ‘It doesn’t quite add up’ appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/14/2017 12:17 PM
USAC aims for seven Olympic medals with new million-dollar national team

USA Cycling's new National Team will infuse $1 million annually into athletes' preparations for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

The post USAC aims for seven Olympic medals with new million-dollar national team appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/14/2017 10:29 AM
Commentary: No easy (or quick) solution in Froome case

Fasten your seat belts: It’s going to be a bumpy and lengthy ride as Chris Froome and Sky are likely headed to court with UCI.

The post Commentary: No easy (or quick) solution in Froome case appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/14/2017 10:07 AM
Tony Martin: Froome case a ‘scandal’ and ‘double standard’

The German accused the UCI of treating Chris Froome differently in the wake of Froome's abnormal drug test result at the Vuelta.

The post Tony Martin: Froome case a ‘scandal’ and ‘double standard’ appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/14/2017 09:23 AM
For the love of racing: McFadden pushes, pedals through pain

Courtenay McFadden rode to 15th place at the 2017 world cyclocross championships in Luxembourg with a torn labrum in each hip.

The post For the love of racing: McFadden pushes, pedals through pain appeared first on VeloNews.com.


12/14/2017 09:18 AM
Movistar will send Quintana, Landa, Valverde to 2018 Tour

The Spanish-based squad is throwing everything it has at winning the Tour de France next season.

The post Movistar will send Quintana, Landa, Valverde to 2018 Tour appeared first on VeloNews.com.


Cycling Weekly

Daily cycling news and bike reviews from the UK's best-selling cycling magazine.

12/18/2017 07:20 AM
Tony Martin gets ‘clarification’ phone call after accusing UCI of ‘double standards’ over Chris Froome case

German says he's now satisfied that case is being handled properly, but will continue to be outspoken about anti-doping

Tony Martin on stage five of the 2017 Tour of Britain
Tony Martin has received a 'clarification' phone call from the UCI after he accused it of 'double standards' in its handling of the Chris Froome case.
12/18/2017 06:36 AM
‘We could have done without this’: Romain Bardet on how Chris Froome case has damaged cycling

Ag2r La Mondiale leader hopes for quick resolution to case

Rigoberto Uran, Romain Bardet, and Chris Froome cross the line at the end of stage 18 of the Tour de France
Romain Bardet has said that Chris Froome's AAF for high levels of salbutamol has hit the credibility of cycling, and that he hopes for a quick resolution.
12/18/2017 06:00 AM
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12/18/2017 05:58 AM
Britain’s Evie Richards and Tom Pidcock take victories in Namur Cyclocross World Cup (video)

Four podium places in the Cyclocross World Cup as Richards, Brammeier, Pidcock and Tulett all put in strong rides in the mud of Namur, Belgium

Evie Richards.
Four podium places in the Cyclocross World Cup as Richards, Brammeier, Pidcock and Tulett all put in strong rides in the mud of Namur, Belgium
12/17/2017 05:00 PM
Chris Froome misses out on BBC Sports Personality of the Year award as Mo Farah wins

Runner Mo Farah defies pre-event predictions to scoop the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award as Chris Froome fails to make top three

Chris Froome.
Runner Mo Farah defies pre-event predictions to scoop the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award as Chris Froome fails to make top three
12/17/2017 08:00 AM
Sunday Trading: big discounts on the best winter kit

Revamp your wardrobe and give your bike some love with some of these wicked deals from the likes of Wiggle, Chain Reaction Cycles, Evans Cycles and many more

Revamp your wardrobe and give your bike some love with some of these wicked deals from the likes of Wiggle, Chain Reaction Cycles, Evans Cycles and many more
12/16/2017 10:05 AM
Sharon Laws dies, aged 43, after being diagnosed with cancer

Former British national champion and Team GB rider Sharon Laws dies after treatment for cervical cancer

Sharon Laws
Former British national champion and Team GB rider Sharon Laws dies after treatment for cervical cancer
12/16/2017 05:00 AM
Ride With… Stonehaven Cycling Club

Aberdeenshire is home to a new group of public-spirited pedallers, the Stonehaven Cycling Club
- Words: Trevor Ward / Photos: ABOYNEIPhotographics LTD

Ride with... Stonehaven CC
Aberdeenshire is home to a new group of public-spirited pedallers, the Stonehaven Cycling Club
12/15/2017 01:04 PM
Former UCI president Pat McQuaid: ‘Hard to see how Sky can come out of this with any credibility’

Pat McQuaid told the BBC that he thinks Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding for salbutamol at the Vuelta a España is a 'disaster' for cycling

Pat McQuaid.
Pat McQuaid told the BBC that he thinks Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding for salbutamol at the Vuelta a España is a 'disaster' for cycling
12/15/2017 11:30 AM
Detraining: The truth about losing fitness

The fitness mantra, you must ‘use it or lose it!' might be a bit of a cliché, but it turns out that this saying perfectly sums up one of the key principles of fitness and exercise - reversibility. At a time of year when it's tempting to leave the bike in the shed, it's even more important to maintain fitness

What really happens to your cycling fitness if you're forced to take an extended break from the saddle? Physiologist Andrew Hamilton explains the consequences of the time off the bike
12/15/2017 11:17 AM
Team Sky gives a glimpse of new bike paint job for 2018 season

Team Sky riders spotted riding on newly painted Pinarello Dogma F10 and K10S Disc models

Team Sky riders spotted riding on newly painted Pinarello Dogma F10 and K10S Disc models
12/15/2017 10:35 AM
Christmas gifts for cyclists: festive treats from £8 to £500+

Christmas suddenly isn't so far away - we've rounded up some of the best gifts for cyclists - bookmark this page and save it somewhere prominent if you're the cyclist yourself...

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12/15/2017 07:07 AM
‘Lance Armstrong’s invitation to the Tour of Flanders is absolutely reprehensible’

The news that Lance Armstrong has been invited to speak at an event before the 2018 Tour of Flanders has been met with criticism

Lance Armstrong speaks at a press conference.

The news that Lance Armstrong has been invited to speak at an event before the 2018 Tour of Flanders has been met with criticism
12/15/2017 06:57 AM
Revealed: The best products in cycling

12/15/2017 06:45 AM
Tweets of the week: Peter Sagan, Mark Cavendish, Philippe Gilbert and more

The best tweets from around the world of cycling this week

The best tweets from around the world of cycling this week
12/15/2017 05:38 AM
Adam Yates will lead Mitchelton-Scott team at 2018 Tour de France; Simon Yates to Giro and Vuelta

Yates brothers will divide Grand Tour leadership duties, with Adam Yates riding in the Tour de France and Simon Yates tackling the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España with team-mate Esteban Chaves

The Yates brothers cross the line together on stage 15 of the Vuelta a España
Yates brothers will divide Grand Tour leadership duties, with Adam Yates riding in the Tour de France and Simon Yates tackling the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España with team-mate Esteban Chaves
12/15/2017 04:55 AM
Aqua Blue Sport awarded Professional Continental licence for 2018 season

Irish team Aqua Blue Sport are final Professional Continental squad to receive licence for the 2018 season, bringing the total to 27 squads in the UCI's second tier

Aqua Blue Sport

Irish team Aqua Blue Sport are final Professional Continental squad to receive licence for the 2018 season, bringing the total to 27 squads in the UCI's second tier
12/14/2017 01:00 PM
Tour of Flanders organiser invites Lance Armstrong to speak at pre-race event

The disgraced former rider will speak at the inaugural Tour of Flanders Business Academy

Lance Armstrong
Disgraced former rider Lance Armstrong will speak at the inaugural Tour of Flanders Business Academy
12/14/2017 12:24 PM
Vegni: ‘Giro d’Italia can’t repeat Contador situation with Froome’

The director of the Giro d'Italia says the race has to avoid a situation where a potential winner races under a cloud of a UCI investigation

Alberto Contador ON STAGE SIXTEEN OF THE 2011 GIRO D'ITALIA
The director of the Giro d'Italia says the race has to avoid a situation where a potential winner races under a cloud of a UCI investigation
12/14/2017 11:52 AM
Movistar reveal their new light blue Canyon Aeroads ahead of the 2018 season

The Spanish team has gone light blue for the 2018 season

The Spanish team has gone blue for the 2018 season
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12/18/2017
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12/18/2017
The Organization of American States called for new presidential elections in Honduras after finding copious irregularities in its electoral process.
12/18/2017
Chile's former President, the conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera, has been elected to serve another term as the country's leader.
12/18/2017
At least five people are dead and 15 are still missing after a landslide swept through a remote village in southern Chile on Saturday, the country's president said.
12/18/2017
Peruvian lawmakers decided to move forward with proceedings to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski amid allegations of bribery in connection to one of the largest corruption scandals in Latin America.
12/18/2017
Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife were found dead in their mansion Friday afternoon, CNN affiliate CTV reports.
12/18/2017
Read CNN's Fast Facts about former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.
12/18/2017
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that some of the main opposition parties will not be allowed to run in next year's presidential election.
12/18/2017
A man found a human foot on a British Columbia beach this week. It is the 13th dismembered foot found along the Canadian province's shore in the past decade, and the coroner is now trying to figure out the identity of the owner.
12/18/2017
The Argentine military believes an explosion caused last month's disappearance of a naval submarine and that its 44 crew members perished in the South Atlantic, Defense Minister Oscar Aguad said.
12/18/2017
Honduras' electoral commission announced a recount of some votes cast in last week's unresolved election, which prompted days of unrest that has claimed lives, and forced the government to impose a nightly curfew in an attempt to control protests.
12/18/2017
There is "no chance of survival" for the 44 crew members aboard the missing Argentine submarine, a navy official said Friday, one day after his agency called off its rescue operation and shifted focus to recovering the wayward vessel.
12/18/2017
Two former executives for Venezuelan national oil company PDVSA have been detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Thursday.
12/18/2017
Over 400 professors and staff have left one of Venezuela's top universities as hundreds of thousands of citizens flee the South American nation, seeking refuge from country's humanitarian crisis.
12/18/2017
The Argentine military Tuesday released its most detailed timeline yet in this month's disappearance of a naval submarine, saying that the vessel first reported a battery short-circuit roughly 10 hours before an explosion-like sound was detected near the sub's last known location.
12/18/2017
Read Cuba Fast Facts from CNN and learn more about this communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
12/18/2017
The Argentine navy says it's not ready to give up a search for a vanished submarine, after the military revealed a sound consistent with an explosion was detected near the vessel's last known location last week off the country's South Atlantic coast.
12/18/2017
A noise detected near the last known location of a missing Argentine submarine was consistent with an explosion, the Argentine Navy said Thursday.
12/18/2017
The bad news: A missing Argentine submarine could be running low on air Wednesday. The good news: The weather is optimal for the multinational search, and if the sub is anywhere near its last known location, it likely hasn't sunk to its "crush depth."
12/18/2017
The ongoing search for a missing Argentine navy submarine sheds light on the difficulty of finding a vessel that's designed not to be found -- especially one that might have lost its ability to communicate.
12/18/2017
Efforts to locate an Argentine submarine that has been missing since last week have been ramped up dramatically by a multinational search team of boats and planes, the country's navy says.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine that's been missing for nearly a week may soon run out of oxygen if it hasn't surfaced, Argentina's navy says.
12/18/2017
Waiting a flight usually isn't exciting. But it was fun Monday for a group of passengers headed to St. John's, Canada, who used the delay to hold a party at their gate.
12/18/2017
Sounds that were detected during the search for a missing Argentine navy submarine did not come from the vessel, the navy said late Monday.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service says.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service says.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service says.
12/18/2017
The former mayor of Caracas -- who is a staunch opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro -- was welcomed Saturday in Madrid after escaping house arrest.
12/18/2017
A fire destroyed much of the Ventarrón archaeological complex in northern Peru including a mural believed to be the oldest every discovered in the Americas, site officials announced.
12/18/2017
An 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.