9:26 AM ET Niamh Lewis David Smith won a gold medal as part of the Team GB rowing squad at the London 2012 Paralympics, but he does not want to be remembered as an Olympic medallist. At 44, the Scotsman has learned more about how to thrive in life through experiencing aggressive recurring cancerous tumours
9:14 AM ET Transgender cyclist Emily Bridges will not compete at Saturday’s National Omnium Championships after governing body Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) ruled she is ineligible, British Cycling said. Bridges had been due to compete in her first women’s event in Derby, facing some of the sport’s biggest names including five-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny.
7:28 PM ET Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — British cyclist Jason Kenny, the country’s most decorated Olympian, has retired from racing and taken up a role as sprint coach for Britain’s team. Kenny won seven gold medals — and nine medals in total — across four Olympic Games. No cyclist has won more. “It’s almost
8:24 AM ET Former Tour de France winner Egan Bernal will undergo a second round of neurosurgery following a serious crash during training in Colombia last week, the Bogota clinic where he was being treated said on Tuesday. The former Tour de France winner slammed into a stationary bus on the outskirts of Bogota on
2:32 AM ET Colombian cyclist Egan Bernal suffered a crash in training on Monday and is undergoing surgery to repair damage to his leg, knee and spine, doctors at the Bogota clinic where he was being treated said. The winner of the 2019 Tour de France and last year’s Giro d’Italia was at a team
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
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
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
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
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.