- Va. tourism to air TV ads during Richmond bicycle race Updated: Jul-30-15 3:16 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia tourism officials will use television commercials to promote the state as a travel destination during an upcoming international bicycle race in Richmond.
- Despite impressive Tour, African cycling team loses sponsor Updated: Jul-29-15 1:38 pm
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The title sponsor of the African cycling team that made an impressive debut at the Tour de France said Wednesday it was ending its agreement, citing the "normal business practice" of reviewing commercial agreements.
- UCI suspends Italian team after 2 doping cases in June Updated: Jul-29-15 11:12 am
AIGLE, Switzerland - The International Cycling Union has suspended Italian team Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec from international races for 30 days after two riders tested positive for doping.
- Tejay van Garderen to compete at Spanish Vuelta Updated: Jul-29-15 10:12 am
PARIS - Tejay van Garderen will ride in the Spanish Vuelta next month after abandoning at the Tour de France because of illness.
- Former head of NY racing hurt by vehicle while riding bike Updated: Jul-29-15 6:46 am
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - The former head of the New York Racing Association is hospitalized with injuries suffered when he was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle near Saratoga Race Course.
- Tokyo Olympic chief apologizes to IOC over stadium change Updated: Jul-29-15 5:30 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium and delivered assurances that the new venue will be ready in time for the 2020 Games.
- Italian cycling team faces UCI ban for doping by 2nd rider Updated: Jul-27-15 12:36 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - Italian cycling team Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec faces being suspended from all races after a second rider tested positive for doping within weeks.
- 2 surrender, 1 hurt in barricade crash at Tour de France Updated: Jul-27-15 9:23 am
PARIS - A police official says two people have surrendered in the search for the driver of a car that tried to crash barricades near the Tour de France finish line.
- The Latest: Tour chief: Flat stage key in battle of climbers Updated: Jul-26-15 4:45 pm
PARIS - The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):
- Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour de France Updated: Jul-26-15 4:06 pm
PARIS - All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow.
- Bend hotels jammed with Phish in town Updated: Jul-21-15 4:03 pm
BEND, Oregon - Shay Reitan, an employee at the Mill Inn Bed & Breakfast, remembers the spring day when the band Phish announced it would play two dates in July at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.
- Column: Important not to let Armstrong ruin Tour again Updated: Jul-21-15 12:02 pm
LES BLAYES, France - In his biography, Chris Froome recounts how his two elder brothers used to amuse themselves by locking him in a dog kennel with an angry, scratching turkey. "Only when I was in absolute floods of tears would they open the cage up and let me out," the Tour de France race leader recounts.
- New bike tour takes riders through Lake Leelanau vineyard Updated: Jul-13-15 4:17 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Biking and vineyard touring are two of the area's most popular summertime activities; combine them and you get "Cycle the Vineyards" by Grand Traverse Bike Tours.
- Tour of Montana cancels first 2 bike races in Missoula Updated: Jul-11-15 4:20 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Organizers of a bike racing festival in Missoula next week have canceled the first two races because of concerns over closing high-traffic city and state roads.
- Maine bicyclists win Newton's Revenge Updated: Jul-11-15 3:38 pm
PINKHAM NOTCH, New Hampshire - Two bicyclists from Maine won Newton's Revenge, the grueling 7.6-mile bike race to the summit of Mount Washington, on Saturday.
- Paolini tests positive for cocaine at Tour de France Updated: Jul-10-15 3:17 pm
FOUGERES, France - This year's Tour de France was hit by its first doping case as Italian rider Luca Paolini was thrown out of the race on Friday after testing positive for cocaine during cycling's biggest event.
- Cyclist escapes penalty for alleged racist abuse in Austria Updated: Jul-10-15 12:03 pm
VIENNA - Belarussian cyclist Branislau Samoilau escaped punishment Friday for allegedly racially abusing a member of the African MTN-Qhubeka team during the Tour of Austria after apologizing to the victim and offering a donation to charity.
- Woodland trails at Angel Mounds popular with runners, bikers Updated: Jul-08-15 9:23 am
EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Ten years after a deadly Nov. 6, 2005, tornado turned Angel Mounds' woods into a tangle of broken trees and debris volunteers have turned its trails into a popular site for local runners, hikers, bikers and dog walkers.
- BMX pioneer Scot Breithaupt found dead; cause undetermined Updated: Jul-07-15 3:34 am
LOS ANGELES - Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said.
- After McIlroy soccer mishap, other freak athlete injuries Updated: Jul-06-15 3:08 pm
It was playing soccer and not golf that left Rory McIlroy with a ruptured ligament in his right ankle.
- MPCC temporarily suspends Astana Updated: Jul-06-15 1:44 pm
HUY, Belgium - The Movement for Credible Cycling has temporarily suspended the Astana team after one of its riders entered the Tour de France despite an abnormally low cortisol level.
- Astana creates new controversy at Tour de France Updated: Jul-04-15 12:36 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands - On the very first day of the Tour de France, Vincenzo Nibali's Astana team found itself at the heart of another controversy after allowing one of its riders to start the race despite questions raised over his testing results.
- Bouhanni defies pain at Tour de France Updated: Jul-03-15 12:47 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands - The Tour de France legend feeds itself on stories of pain and courage. Battered and bruised but still up for a fight, Nacer Bouhanni is ready to write another chapter of the race odyssey.
- 3 British bids to host 2017 Tour de France Grand Depart Updated: Jul-03-15 9:44 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands - Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme says he has received three bids from British candidates to host the Grand Depart in 2017.
- Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans Updated: Jul-03-15 3:02 am
As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht.