- Nairo Quintana won't defend Giro d'Italia title Updated: May-05-15 6:14 am
MADRID - Colombian climber Nairo Quintana will not defend his Giro d'Italia title.
- Russia's Zakarin gets career-best win at Tour of Romandie Updated: May-03-15 10:36 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Ilnur Zakarin of Russia got a career-best title Sunday, winning the six-day Tour of Romandie by placing third in the final time-trial stage.
- Former Olympian Bouchard-Hall chosen as USA Cycling CEO Updated: Apr-30-15 3:02 pm
USA Cycling has chosen a Harvard-educated businessman who once made the U.S. Olympic team to help usher the sport's national governing body through a critical and transformative time.
- Cycling race around Frankfurt cancelled due to terror threat Updated: Apr-30-15 2:13 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - Local authorities have canceled a traditional May Day international cycling race around Frankfurt following the arrest of a couple and the discovery of bomb-making material in their home near the route.
- Valverde times sprint perfectly to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege Updated: Apr-26-15 11:47 am
LIEGE, Belgium - Alejandro Valverde timed his attack to perfection to win the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic for the third time in his career on Sunday, clinching the Ardennes double after his midweek victory in the Walloon Arrow.
- Astana cycling team keeps top-tier status after doping cases Updated: Apr-23-15 3:35 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - The Astana team of 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali has survived a review of its top-tier racing status ordered after several doping cases.
- Lance Armstrong: WADA head rebuffed proposed meeting in 2013 Updated: Apr-22-15 5:08 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong said Wednesday that the World Anti-Doping Agency and others are "owed an apology" from him for cheating during his cycling career, but noted that the agency's chief rebuffed efforts to meet back in 2013.
- Valverde wins Fleche Wallonne for 3rd time Updated: Apr-22-15 12:50 pm
HUY, Belgium - Alejandro Valverde of Spain perfectly timed his attack to win the Fleche Wallonne (Walloon Arrow) classic for the third time and the second year in a row on Wednesday.
- AP Interview: WADA exec disappointed by no Armstrong apology Updated: Apr-21-15 7:05 pm
NEW YORK - The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologized for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs.
- Chris Froome returning to competition at Walloon Arrow Updated: Apr-21-15 8:42 am
PARIS - Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome will resume his preparations for the prestigious race at the Walloon Arrow one-day classic.
- AP's European week in photos Updated: Apr-20-15 9:42 am
The image of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez celebrating a goal at Wembley is perfectly juxtaposed against the background of horrified Reading supporters at the FA Cup semifinal. In a gentler image, cyclists in the Amstel Gold race in The Netherlands rush past a tree in spring bloom.
- World champion Michal Kwiatkowski wins Amstel Gold Race Updated: Apr-19-15 11:44 am
VALKENBURG, Netherlands - World champion Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland won a sprint to the line Sunday to take the 50th edition of the Amstel Gold Race.
- Marcotte, Ryan win US cycling Criterium championships Updated: Apr-18-15 6:59 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - Eric Marcotte added the U.S. Criterium championship to his road national title Saturday, and Kendall Ryan dodged a last-lap crash to capture the women's cycling championship.
- USA Cycling replaces Armstrong on Pan Am roster Updated: Apr-17-15 8:56 pm
USA Cycling replaced two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong on its roster for next month's Pan Am Championships on Friday after questions surfaced about the criteria used in picking the four-member women's team.
- Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong returning to cycling Updated: Apr-14-15 4:16 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong is returning to professional cycling.
- CAS sets June 10 date for hearing in Kreuziger doping case Updated: Apr-14-15 6:41 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger will face a hearing on doping allegations at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in June.
- French railway sues after cycling race crossed tracks Updated: Apr-13-15 9:20 am
PARIS - France's national rail company SNCF filed a lawsuit Monday after cyclists on a prominent race crossed train tracks just seconds before a high-speed train whizzed past.
- German cyclist Degenkolb wins Paris-Roubaix Updated: Apr-12-15 12:41 pm
ROUBAIX, France - John Degenkolb achieved a rare double Sunday as he outsprinted his rivals in the Roubaix Velodrome to win the Queen of Classics after triumphing in Milan-San Remo earlier this year.
- Column: End of an era for cycling's most eccentric champion Updated: Apr-10-15 2:42 pm
KORTRIJK, Belgium - Dust off the cut-out-and-wear sideburns. Just one last time. In honor of Bradley Wiggins, a Tour de France champion unlike any other who ends his road-racing career this weekend. His sport - all of sport, in fact - will be poorer without this most colorful of characters.