Cycling

Coronavirus: Tour de France 2020 could go ahead without any fans

The Tour de France could still go ahead as planned behind closed doors, it has been claimed. The 2020 race is set to take place between 27 June to 19 July but with the coronavirus pandemic decimating sporting schedules across the globe organisers are being forced into contingency plans. One possible solution being considered is having the whole Tour […]

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Denmark stun Australia, Britain with team pursuit world record

Berlin: Reigning champions Australia and Britain were given a rude awakening at the UCI track world championships as Denmark left them trailing in the men's team pursuit qualifying round to shatter the world record. The blue-riband event has traditionally been a battle between Britain and Australia at both world championships and Olympics, but neither can […]

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Le Tour unveils Danish opening stages for 2021

London: The organisers of the Tour de France and Denmark have unveiled the routes for the three opening stages of the 2021 edition of the classic cycling race. Danish capital Copenhagen is to host a 13km time trial on July 2, 2021 that passes several well-known locations including the Amalienborg Palace, Queen Margrethe's winter residence. […]

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‘Second chance’: Bjarne Riis’ return divides cycling

Bjarne Riis has taken on a lot of guises as one of cycling's most divisive characters and in the wake of his comeback as a WorldTour team manager says he'll apologise again for his doping past if he has to. Riis in 2007 admitted to blood doping during his career as a rider, including his 1996 […]