Cycling

Germany named overall winners as Track World Cup closes in Cali

By Michael Pavitt

Germany's Maximilian Beyer was the winner of the men's omnium ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany were proclaimed overall winners at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track World Cup, after the final leg of the season event came to a close in Cali, Colombia.

Young riders earn success in Cali at Track Cycling World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

Australia claimed victory in the men and women's team pursuit ©LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty ImagesAustralia's team pursuit squads enjoyed great success in Cali, Colombia, as they rode to victory in both the men and women's team pursuit events, while France and Russia earned team sprint wins in the third round of the Track Cycling World Cup.


MTN-Qhubeka become Africa's first Tour de France team

By Michael Pavitt

MTN-Qhubeka boast riders from Algeria Eritrea Rwanda and South Africa ©Getty ImagesMTN-Qhubeka will become the first African team to compete in the Tour de France, after being one of five teams awarded a wildcard for the 2015 Tour.


Team Sky boss accuses International Cycling Union of not doing enough to combat doping

By Michael Pavitt

Dave Brailsford believes the UCI should be doing more to combat doping ©Getty ImagesTeam Sky boss Dave Brailsford has criticised the International Cycling Union (UCI) and its President, Brian Cookson, for failing to do enough to combat doping in cycling.

Sir Bradley to turn attentions to Rio 2016 after new Team Sky contract ends in April

By Daniel Etchells

Sir Bradley Wiggins will turn his attentions to Rio 2016 after his new contract with Team Sky expires at the end of April ©Getty ImagesBritain's Sir Bradley Wiggins has signed a contract extension with Team Sky until the end of April, after which he will focus on his track racing preparations for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. 

Commonwealth gold medallist Dowsett to attempt world hour record in February

By Daniel Etchells

Movistar Team rider Alex Dowsett will attempt the world hour record in round five of the Revolution Series on February 27 ©Getty ImagesBritain's Commonwealth Games gold medallist and three-time British time-trial champion Alex Dowsett is to attempt to break the world hour record on February 27 as part of the Revolution Series' fifth round in London's Lee Valley VeloPark on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 

Great Britain earn team pursuit double on opening night of Track Cycling World Cup

By Nick Butler

Great Britain celebrate their team pursuit victory on the opening night of the Track Cycling World Cup ©AFP/Getty ImagesGreat Britain won two gold medals on home turf on the opening night of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track Cycling World Cup in London, with double 2012 Olympic champion Laura Trott among the winners.

Germans enjoy sprinting success on second day of Track Cycling World Cup

By Nick Butler

Kristina Vogel celebrates victory in the womens sprint on day two in London ©AFP/Getty ImagesKristina Vogel underlined her status as the most successful performer of 2014 by dominating the women's individual sprint competition on day two of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track Cycling World Cup in London.

Feeder squad of Tour de France winner's team provisionally suspended after third doping case

By Daniel Etchells

Artur Fedosseyev has been provisionally suspended for using anabolic steroids during Augusts Tour de l'Ain ©Wikimedia Commons The continental feeder squad of WorldTour team Astana, for whom Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali rides, has been provisionally suspended in the wake of the announcement that a third rider from its ranks had failed anti-doping controls.
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