Cycling

Australian double at under-23 individual time trials at UCI Road World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Campbell Flakemore narrowly missed out on the medal positions last year but struck gold this time around ©Getty ImagesAustralian Campbell Flakemore claimed the under-23 individual time trial title on a rain soaked second day at the 2014 International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships in Ponferrada.

BMC Racing Team prevail on opening day of UCI Road World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

BMC Racing saw off the challenges of Orica-GreenEdge and Omega Pharma-Quick Step to claim victory ©Getty ImagesThe 2014 International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships got underway today as BMC Racing Team claimed victory in the men's team time trial in Ponferrada.

Exclusive: UCI President wants cyclo-cross and downhill mountain biking in Olympics

By Mike Rowbottom

Brian Cookson wants to add more cycling disciplines to the Olympic programme ©Getty ImagesBrian Cookson, who will complete his first year in office as President of the International Cycling Union (UCI) on September 27, is seeking to add cyclo-cross and downhill mountain biking to the Olympic Programme - but not at the expense of any existing cycling events.

More countries than ever before to broadcast UCI Road World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

More countries and territories than ever before will air coverage of the UCI Road World Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Cycling Union Road World Championships (UCI) is set to be the most watched ever, with more countries and territories than before broadcasting the action.

Voigt breaks track cycling's hour record

By Zjan Shirinian

Jens Voigt broke the hour record, which has stood for nine years ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany's Jens Voigt has broken track cycling's hour record.

UCI President blasts "naked" outfits worn by Colombian women's cycling team as "unacceptable"

By Paul Osborne

The kit worn by a womens Colombian cycling team has caused uproar on social media ©TwitterBrian Cookson, President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), has criticised the "unacceptable" outfits worn by a women's Colombian cycling team while racing at the Giro della Toscana in Tuscany, Italy.

Contador secures third Vuelta a España victory

By Emily Goddard

Alberto Contador has won his third Vuelta a España ©Getty ImagesAlberto Contador has won his third Vuelta a España after comfortably maintaining his overall lead in today's 21st and final stage time trial.

Contador stage win in Vuelta a España means can begin preparing for overall victory

By Paul Osborne

Alberto Contador has all but sealed the Vuelta a España title after winning stage 20 ©Getty ImagesSpain's Alberto Contador has all but sealed the Vuelta a España title after racing past closest competitor Chris Froome to seal stage 20 of the race.

Contador closes in on Vuelta a España win as Hansen takes stage 19 win

By Gary Anderson 

Alberto Contador waves to home fans as he closes in on another Vuelta a España title ©AFP/Getty ImagesAlberto Contador maintained his lead over Britain's Chris Froome with two days to go on the Vuelta a España as a solo break from Australian Adam Hansen saw him take victory on today's 19th stage in Cangas do Morrazo.
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