- Mark Cavendish joins Dimension Data team Updated: Sep-29-15 6:30 am
JOHANNESBURG - Former world cycling champion Mark Cavendish has joined South African team Dimension Data.
- Championship cycling attendance beats expectations Updated: Sep-28-15 5:13 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Organizers of the UCI Road World Championships in Virginia were celebrating Monday after pulling off the international bike races with no big problems and drawing more fans than they even expected.
- US hopes to build on 1st world championships in 3 decades Updated: Sep-28-15 10:35 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - It had been nearly three decades since the U.S. last hosted cycling's road world championships. The hope now is the legacy of this year's event lasts at least that long.
- Sagan uses top of cycling podium as pulpit for world peace Updated: Sep-28-15 2:38 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Peter Sagan had just climbed to the top step of the podium at cycling's world championships on Sunday when the Slovakian star turned the spotlight on issues far greater than a bike race.
- Lance Armstrong settles case with promotions company Updated: Sep-27-15 6:29 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - With a payment and an apology, Lance Armstrong has settled a decade-long dispute with a promotions company that sought repayment of more than $10 million in bonuses it paid the former cyclist during a career that was later exposed to be fueled by performance-enhancing drugs.
- World championships proving to be referendum on doping Updated: Sep-27-15 9:24 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - One of the first things riders are required to do after crossing the finish line at the world championships is turn right, follow the bright red signs and report to doping control.
- Armitstead wins dramatic sprint at road world championships Updated: Sep-26-15 5:46 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Lizzie Armitstead had an idea of how she wanted the world championships to play out, the field whittling down to a select bunch and the fastest few eventually sprinting for gold.
- Qatar confident heat no factor at next year's worlds Updated: Sep-25-15 11:52 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Officials from Qatar and cycling's governing body are confident the desert nation will stage a memorable world championships in its first trip to the Middle East next year.
- New crop of riders could take shot at cycling's hour record Updated: Sep-25-15 2:36 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - It is the simplicity of the hour record that makes it the most hallowed in cycling, one rider on one machine for 60 minutes to determine just how much distance a human can cover.
- Cycling's governing body announces new women's tour Updated: Sep-24-15 3:25 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Cycling's governing body announced a new tour for women's racing on Thursday, promising more events and greater visibility for what has largely been a neglected part of the sport.
- Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso cleared after cancer scare Updated: Sep-24-15 9:13 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Two-time Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso has been cleared following cancer treatment and will return to road cycling next month in Japan.
- Arbitrator forces change to US team for world championships Updated: Sep-22-15 10:38 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Lauren Komanski replaced Allie Dragoo on the U.S. team for the road cycling world championships after an arbitrator's ruling late Tuesday, less than four days before the start of the race.
- UCI passes reforms for men's professional road cycling Updated: Sep-22-15 6:23 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The UCI announced a series of reforms Tuesday aimed at streamlining the calendar and providing the top level of men's professional cycling with a more stable operating environment.
- Cavendish undergoes shoulder surgery after missing worlds Updated: Sep-21-15 11:57 am
PARIS - British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish has undergone surgery on his left shoulder following a crash that ruled him out of the road cycling world championships.
- Former champion Mark Cavendish to miss cycling worlds Updated: Sep-18-15 7:02 am
LONDON - British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish will miss next week's cycling world championships in Richmond, Virginia, after failing to recover from a shoulder injury.
- Virginia law enforcement ready for cycling championships Updated: Sep-15-15 10:17 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - With tens of thousands of people ready to descend upon Richmond for the UCI Road World Championships, law enforcement officials are bracing for the challenge of ensuring the safety of riders and spectators at the event that will put the city on the world stage.
- Bouchard-Hall taking reins of USA Cycling at pivotal time Updated: Sep-14-15 4:05 pm
Derek Bouchard-Hall could not have chosen a more interesting time to take over USA Cycling. Or a more stressful one.
- Richmond anticipating big impact from hosting cycling worlds Updated: Sep-14-15 9:12 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Richmond is about to throw a huge party with the eyes of the world watching.
- Italian Fabio Aru wins Spanish Vuelta for 1st major victory Updated: Sep-13-15 3:44 pm
MADRID - Fabio Aru of Italy rode safely in an uneventful final stage to win the Spanish Vuelta and clinch his first Grand Tour title on Sunday.
- Spanish police spot stolen $13,600 racing bicycle on sale Updated: Sep-13-15 6:43 am
MADRID - Spanish police say they've recovered a prized bicycle belonging to an international racing team taking part in the Spanish Vuelta cycling race after finding it on sale in a secondhand store for a ridiculously low price.
- Breaking down the favorites for the road world championships Updated: Sep-11-15 2:33 pm
There will be 12 championships at stake when the road worlds return to U.S. soil for the first time since 1986. While the junior and under-23 races in Richmond, Virginia, will showcase the up-and-coming stars of the sport, it will be the elite men and women in the spotlight.
- As road worlds return to US, here is what you should know Updated: Sep-11-15 2:26 pm
Hundreds of the world's best cyclists will descend on Richmond, Virginia, for the road world championships next week. It's the first time that the U.S. has hosted the event since 1986, when Italian rider Moreno Argentin sprinted to victory in Colorado Springs.
- Astana thrown out of MPCC Updated: Sep-04-15 12:14 pm
PARIS - Astana has been thrown out of the Movement for Credible Cycling for a breach of the group's regulations.
- Froome pulls out of Spanish Vuelta with broken foot Updated: Sep-03-15 8:51 am
MADRID - Chris Froome pulled out of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday after fracturing a bone in his right foot.