- UCI to test thousands of race bicycles for hidden motors Updated: May-03-16 1:35 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - The International Cycling Union plans to test thousands of bicycles for hidden motors, including at the Tour de France and Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
- Quintana wins Tour of Romandie; Albasini gets stage win Updated: May-01-16 9:15 am
GENEVA - Nairo Quintana protected his overall lead to win the Tour of Romandie on Sunday after a final stage won by race specialist Michael Albasini.
- Cyclist Yates can keep racing despite positive doping test Updated: Apr-29-16 1:17 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - British cyclist Simon Yates can continue to race despite a positive doping test during the Paris-Nice race, the International Cycling Union said Friday.
- British Cycling confirm unnamed rider tests positive Updated: Apr-28-16 6:42 pm
LONDON - British Cycling says an unnamed rider has tested positive in a race.
- Lance Armstrong asking judge to end government lawsuit Updated: Apr-28-16 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON - Lance Armstrong has asked a federal judge to end a lawsuit against him by the U.S. government that seeks to recover millions of dollars in sponsorship money the U.S. Postal Service paid to his cycling teams.
- Britain's Olympic cycling coach resigns over comments Updated: Apr-27-16 2:07 pm
MANCHESTER, England - One of the key figures behind Britain's successful Olympic cycling team resigned on Wednesday, soon after being suspended by the national governing body for allegedly making discriminatory remarks to riders.
- Ex-world time trial champ Rogers retires with heart problem Updated: Apr-25-16 8:10 pm
SYDNEY - Former time-trial world champion Michael Rogers has retired from competitive cycling because of a heart condition.
- WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project Updated: Apr-25-16 12:52 pm
MONTREAL - A former war crimes investigator who examined doping in the Lance Armstrong era of cycling will help rebuild Russia's discredited anti-doping program.
- Poels beats Albasini to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic Updated: Apr-24-16 1:05 pm
LIEGE, Belgium - Dutch rider Wout Poels attacked near the end and held off Swiss veteran Michael Albasini to take the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday, the biggest win of his career.
- Legacy of Rio Olympics: Bike lane crashes into the sea Updated: Apr-22-16 3:06 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - At the flame-lighting in the ruins of Ancient Olympia, Brazil's sport minister Ricardo Leyser tried to assure the world about the troubled Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
- UCI president aims to boost track cycling at 2024 Olympics Updated: Apr-20-16 1:55 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The 2024 Olympics can boost track racing's reputation, International Cycling Union President Brian Cookson hopes, with more medal events and better-suited venues.
- Valverde wins Fleche Wallonne for record 4th time Updated: Apr-20-16 12:40 pm
HUY, Belgium - Alejandro Valverde of Spain became the first rider to win the Fleche Wallonne four times after racing to a third straight title Wednesday.
- Enrico Gasparotto posts 2nd win in Amstel Gold Race Updated: Apr-17-16 1:15 pm
VALKENBURG, Netherlands - Italian rider Enrico Gasparotto easily won a two-man sprint Sunday to claim a first win in four years and a second victory in the Amstel Gold Race.
- Rally Cycling wins men's, women's team time trial nationals Updated: Apr-16-16 6:51 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - The men's and women's teams from Rally Cycling captured titles Saturday at the USA Cycling professional criterium and team time trial national championships.
- UCI suspends use of disk brakes after Ventoso injury Updated: Apr-14-16 9:23 am
AIGLE, Switzerland - Cycling's governing body has suspended the use of disc brakes following an injury to Movistar rider Francisco Ventoso.
- Italian cyclist Paolini banned 18 months in cocaine case Updated: Apr-13-16 7:36 am
AIGLE, Switzerland - Italian cyclist Luca Paolini has been banned for 18 months after testing positive for cocaine at the Tour de France last year.
- Hayman, 37, beats Boonen to win Paris-Roubaix race Updated: Apr-10-16 1:16 pm
ROUBAIX, France - Matthew Hayman of Australia, 37, out-sprinted his rivals to win the prestigious Paris-Roubaix race - known as the Queen of Classics - for the biggest win of his career.
- Alberto Contador wins 4th Tour of Basque Country Updated: Apr-09-16 12:12 pm
EIBAR, Spain - Alberto Contador won his fourth Tour of Basque Country after overcoming Sergio Henao's lead during the sixth stage's decisive time trial Saturday.
- Column: Athletes are actors in sports' tragedies Updated: Apr-06-16 7:04 pm
PARIS - By the fourth round it already was clear - although not to Nick Blackwell himself - that he was going to lose. Chris Eubank Jnr.'s uppercuts were snapping Blackwell's head violently backward, like a crash-test dummy slammed into a wall. But because the British middleweight champion kept coming back for more, the referee allowed the savage beating to continue for another six rounds until Blackwell's left eye was so grotesquely swollen that a ringside doctor ruled he couldn't continue.
- Small road race directors struggle with detecting doping Updated: Apr-05-16 12:57 pm
For third place at the 2015 St. Louis half-marathon, Krista Arnold got $300. It should have been $1,000. She can blame that on the doped runner from Kenya who raced off ahead of the pack.