Bicycle Racing

Britain, Netherlands aim for more cycling gold in Tokyo

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Britain won six gold medals and 12 overall at the 2016 Games, thanks mostly to its dominance in the velodrome. Jason...

US rider Winder into leader’s jersey at Giro d’Italia Donne

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CUNEO, Italy — Ruth Winder slipped into the leader's pink jersey Friday after her Trek-Segafredo team won the opening team trial of the Giro...

Flueckiger, Ferrand-Prevot win mountain bike World Cup races

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LES GETS, France — Swiss champion Mathias Flueckiger and world champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot cemented their status among favorites to win the mountain bike gold...

Woodruff out, Huck in for US mountain bike team in Tokyo

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U.S. mountain bike champion Chloe Woodruff withdrew from the American team headed to the Olympics this month and was replaced by Erin Huck, who...

Cavendish does it again, posts 32nd Tour stage win

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CHATEAUROUX, France — Mark Cavendish claimed the sixth stage of the Tour de France in a mass sprint on Thursday, taking his impressive career...

BMX freestyle makes its Olympic debut at Tokyo Games

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OLYMPIC DEBUT: BMX racing has been in the Olympic program since the 2008 Beijing Games, but this will be the first go-round for its...

AP Sportlight

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July 1 1859 — Amherst defeats Williams 73-32 in the first...

Olympic road races yield early drama for delayed Tokyo Games

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The men's and women's road races kick off the cycling program at every Summer Olympics, yet the pair of races that will depart from...

Bounced out of Euro 2020, the Netherlands looks to future

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — After a seven-year wait for a spot in a major tournament, the Netherlands got three workmanlike wins against outmatched opponents...

Geraint Thomas crashes during Tour de France Stage 3

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PONTIVY, France — Former Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was involved in a crash during the third stage of the three-week race. ...