Cycling

Dennis’ future uncertain after contract termination

Bahrain-Merida has sacked Rohan Dennis, whose career hangs in the balance after the Australian world champion quit the Tour de France and walked out on the team with no explanation. The hot-headed all-rounder is contesting the contract termination, according to a team statement issued hours after he finished his UCI road world championships campaign in […]

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Renshaw pushes last pedal strokes as pro cyclist

Celebrated lead-out man Mark Renshaw has signalled the end of his career and a cycling era, retiring from the sport in a sentimental send-off. Mark Renshaw. Renshaw (Dimension Data) became emotional during the final stage of the Tour of Britain, his last race, as he rode toward a feed zone and saw his family and […]

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Egan Bernal poised to become first Colombian to win Tour de France

Val Thorens: Barring accidents and illness, Egan Bernal will ride into Paris on Sunday to become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France after he retained the overall lead in Saturday's shortened 20th stage from Albertville. Colombia’s Egan Bernal wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey.Credit:AP The Team Ineos rider – at 22 one […]

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Australian Caleb Ewan wins Tour de France’s Stage 11

Australian cyclist Caleb Ewan has claimed his maiden Tour de France victory by winning the 11th stage, a 167 kilometre flat ride from Albi to Toulouse. Australia’s Caleb Ewan celebrates as he crosses the finish line.Credit:AP The Lotto Soudal rider beat Dutchman Dylan Gronewegen in a mass sprint with Italian Elia Viviani taking third place […]