Cycling

Jasper Philipsen wins Vuelta a Espana stage as Kenny Elissonde claims lead

Jasper Philipsen won his second stage at the 2021 Vuelta a Espana as Kenny Elissonde took the overall lead following a mass crash about 12 kilometres from the Albacete finish. Belgian rider Philipsen (Alpecin-Fenix) outsprinted Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-Quick Step) and Alberto Dainese (Team DSM) to win the 184.4km seventh stage between Tarancon and Albacete. The […]

Cycling

Kiwi cycling in mourning after sudden death of Olympian

The cycling world has been left shocked by the death of Olivia Podmore, who represented New Zealand at the Rio Olympics in 2016. The 24-year-old’s death, which has been confirmed by her family, followed a post on one of her social media accounts in which she outlined the pressures of high-level sport. Olivia Podmore, 24, […]