Cycling

11:15 AM ET A French woman who caused a massive pile-up during the first stage of this year’s Tour de France cycling race must pay a fine of €1,200 ($1,358.04), a court in Brittany ruled on Thursday, according to media reports. The spectator was holding a cardboard sign, facing towards a television camera and with
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11:30 AM ET British cyclist Mark Cavendish said he was attacked by a burglar and his family threatened at knifepoint after their home in the county of Essex in England was broken into in November. On Wednesday, Cavendish and his wife, Peta, released joined statements on social media revealing the incident and urged anyone with
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5:58 AM ET Associated Press BRUSSELS — British cyclist Mark Cavendish broke two ribs and suffered a “small collapsed lung” during a crash at a track event in Belgium, his team said on Monday. Deceuninck — Quick-Step said in a statement that Cavendish spent Sunday night in the Ghent University Hospital following the incident at
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6:51 AM ET Prosecutors in the trial of a roadside spectator who caused a massive pile-up during the first stage of the Tour de France in June called on Thursday for a four-month suspended jail sentence, a lawyer for the riders’ union said. The court postponed its ruling to Dec. 9, lawyer Romuald Palao, who
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7:49 AM ET Tour de France organisers have designed a highly treacherous route for the men’s 2022 edition which will feature rides in gusting winds, cobblestones and punishing mountain stages. The race will start with a 13km individual time trial in Copenhagen before the second stage takes the peloton over the 18km Great Belt bridge.
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7:25 AM ET The women’s Tour de France (TDF) will be revived next year and Christian Prudhomme, cycling director at Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), said he hoped the race would survive him. The women’s Tour has not been held since 1989 and will this year start from Paris and end eight days later at the
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7:01 AM ET Cycling’s world governing body UCI said it helped in the evacuation of 165 refugees from Afghanistan which included female cyclists, journalists and human rights campaigners whose lives were under threat if they stayed in the country. UCI said they were a part of an operation that also included cycling team Israel Start-Up
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Aug 14, 2021 Associated Press BURGOS, Spain — Two-time defending champion Primoz Roglic won the opening stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday. Roglic was fastest in the short first stage in the city of Burgos, finishing the 7.1-kilometer (4.4-mile) time trial in 8 minutes, 32 seconds. Alex Aranburu finished second, six seconds behind, and
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