Cycling

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.

European Cycling Union signs agreement with Special Olympics

By Daniel Etchells

David Lappartient (left), President of the UEC, and Mary Davis (right), regional President of SOEE, at the signing ©UECThe European Cycling Union (UEC) has signed a partnership agreement with Special Olympics Europe Eurasia (SOEE) in Paris.

Cyclists need to be educated about doping at younger age, claims head of CADF

By Paul Osborne at the Aspire Dome in Doha

Francesca Rossi has called for riders to be educated at a younger age to combat doping in the sport ©DohaGOALS ForumFrancesca Rossi, director of the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), has called for cyclists to be educated about doping at a young age in order to prevent a philosophy of taking banned drugs at elite level to become ingrained. 

Independent report finds "no culture of doping" in Canadian cycling

By Paul Osborne

A report into Canadian cycling has found no culture of doping in the sport in Canada ©Getty ImagesCycling Canada has published results from an independent investigation into doping in the sport which claims to have found no organised system or culture of doping in Canadian cycling.

UCI and WADA appeal decision to clear Czech rider of doping

By Paul Osborne

The UCI and WADA have lodged an appeal against the Croatia Olympic Committee's decision to clear Roman Kreuziger of anti-doping violations ©Getty ImagesBoth the International Cycling Union (UCI) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have appealed the Czech Olympic Committee's (CAC) decision to clear Tinkoff-Saxo rider Roman Kreuziger on charges relating to anomalies in his biological passport.

Great Britain's Trott defends women's omnium title at UEC Elite Track European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Laura Trott successfully retained her European crown in the women's omnium ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Laura Trott retained her women's omnium title on the final day of the European Cycling Union Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe.

Italy's Viviani takes men's omnium crown at UEC Elite Track European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Elia Viviani climbed from joint-third place after the first day's action to win the men's omnium ©Getty ImagesItaly's Elia Viviani claimed the men's omnium title on the penultimate day of the European Cycling Union Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe.
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