- GreenEdge: Yates positive case resulted from paperwork error Updated: Apr-28-16 11:59 pm
SYDNEY - British cyclist Simon Yates tested positive for a banned substance during the Paris-Nice race on March 12 in a result his team has blamed on administrative error.
- British Cycling confirm unnamed rider tests positive Updated: Apr-28-16 6:42 pm
LONDON - British Cycling says an unnamed rider has tested positive in a race.
- Lance Armstrong asking judge to end government lawsuit Updated: Apr-28-16 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON - Lance Armstrong has asked a federal judge to end a lawsuit against him by the U.S. government that seeks to recover millions of dollars in sponsorship money the U.S. Postal Service paid to his cycling teams.
- Quintana awarded stage win, leads Tour of Romandie overall Updated: Apr-28-16 2:11 pm
MORGINS, Switzerland - Nairo Quintana was awarded victory, and took the overall lead, after stage two of the Tour of Romandie on Thursday when Ilnur Zakarin was demoted for impeding him.
- Britain's Olympic cycling coach resigns over comments Updated: Apr-27-16 2:07 pm
MANCHESTER, England - One of the key figures behind Britain's successful Olympic cycling team resigned on Wednesday, soon after being suspended by the national governing body for allegedly making discriminatory remarks to riders.
- The Latest: Ex-mayor Dixon says she's 'not through yet' Updated: Apr-27-16 12:01 am
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- Cyclist banned for 6 years for cheating with hidden motor Updated: Apr-26-16 9:29 am
AIGLE, Switzerland - Caught using a hidden motor at a world championship race, cyclo-cross rider Femke Van Den Driessche of Belgium has been banned from cycling for six years.
- Ex-world time trial champ Rogers retires with heart problem Updated: Apr-25-16 8:10 pm
SYDNEY - Former time-trial world champion Michael Rogers has retired from competitive cycling because of a heart condition.
- WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project Updated: Apr-25-16 12:52 pm
MONTREAL - A former war crimes investigator who examined doping in the Lance Armstrong era of cycling will help rebuild Russia's discredited anti-doping program.
- Md. congressional primary features largest self-funder ever Updated: Apr-24-16 5:34 pm
CHEVY CHASE, Maryland - A Maryland congressional primary contender has broken the record for what a self-funded House candidate has poured into a single campaign, as wine superstore owner David Trone has uncorked more than $12 million of his own amid a crowded Democratic field.
- Poels beats Albasini to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic Updated: Apr-24-16 1:05 pm
LIEGE, Belgium - Dutch rider Wout Poels attacked near the end and held off Swiss veteran Michael Albasini to take the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday, the biggest win of his career.
- Legacy of Rio Olympics: Bike lane crashes into the sea Updated: Apr-22-16 3:06 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - At the flame-lighting in the ruins of Ancient Olympia, Brazil's sport minister Ricardo Leyser tried to assure the world about the troubled Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
- Post, Crain headline US team for BMX world championships Updated: Apr-20-16 7:02 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Olympic veterans Alise Post and Brooke Crain were joined by medal hopefuls Nic Long and Corben Sharrah on Wednesday on the U.S. team headed for the BMX world championships in Colombia next month.
- UCI president aims to boost track cycling at 2024 Olympics Updated: Apr-20-16 1:55 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The 2024 Olympics can boost track racing's reputation, International Cycling Union President Brian Cookson hopes, with more medal events and better-suited venues.
- Valverde wins Fleche Wallonne for record 4th time Updated: Apr-20-16 12:40 pm
HUY, Belgium - Alejandro Valverde of Spain became the first rider to win the Fleche Wallonne four times after racing to a third straight title Wednesday.
- Indiana Excise Police arrest 179 at Little 500 weekend Updated: Apr-18-16 4:45 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Indiana State Excise Police Officers arrested or cited 179 people during Little 500 weekend in the Bloomington area.
- Enrico Gasparotto posts 2nd win in Amstel Gold Race Updated: Apr-17-16 1:15 pm
VALKENBURG, Netherlands - Italian rider Enrico Gasparotto easily won a two-man sprint Sunday to claim a first win in four years and a second victory in the Amstel Gold Race.
- Rally Cycling wins men's, women's team time trial nationals Updated: Apr-16-16 6:51 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - The men's and women's teams from Rally Cycling captured titles Saturday at the USA Cycling professional criterium and team time trial national championships.
- UCI suspends use of disk brakes after Ventoso injury Updated: Apr-14-16 9:23 am
AIGLE, Switzerland - Cycling's governing body has suspended the use of disc brakes following an injury to Movistar rider Francisco Ventoso.
- Italian cyclist Paolini banned 18 months in cocaine case Updated: Apr-13-16 7:36 am
AIGLE, Switzerland - Italian cyclist Luca Paolini has been banned for 18 months after testing positive for cocaine at the Tour de France last year.
- Hayman, 37, beats Boonen to win Paris-Roubaix race Updated: Apr-10-16 1:16 pm
ROUBAIX, France - Matthew Hayman of Australia, 37, out-sprinted his rivals to win the prestigious Paris-Roubaix race - known as the Queen of Classics - for the biggest win of his career.
- Alberto Contador wins 4th Tour of Basque Country Updated: Apr-09-16 12:12 pm
EIBAR, Spain - Alberto Contador won his fourth Tour of Basque Country after overcoming Sergio Henao's lead during the sixth stage's decisive time trial Saturday.
- Ranson, Charles Town officials put brakes on bike race Updated: Apr-08-16 5:14 am
RANSON, West Virginia - Officials in Ranson and Charles Town have decided to table a Jefferson County bike race.
- American Bicycle Association, USA BMX announce move to Tulsa Updated: Apr-07-16 2:03 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - The American Bicycle Association and Arizona-based USA BMX have announced their move to Tulsa.
- Column: Athletes are actors in sports' tragedies Updated: Apr-06-16 7:04 pm
PARIS - By the fourth round it already was clear - although not to Nick Blackwell himself - that he was going to lose. Chris Eubank Jnr.'s uppercuts were snapping Blackwell's head violently backward, like a crash-test dummy slammed into a wall. But because the British middleweight champion kept coming back for more, the referee allowed the savage beating to continue for another six rounds until Blackwell's left eye was so grotesquely swollen that a ringside doctor ruled he couldn't continue.