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by Super Admin - 3 hours ago

Olympics delay 'could boost Britain's cycling medal haul'

London (AFP) - British Cycling performance director Stephen Park says the nation's elite riders are "gutted" about the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics but believes the extra year can help them bring home more medals.The decision to move the Games...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Tour of Flanders goes virtual

BRUSSELS — Race or no race, the 104th edition of the Tour of Flanders cobblestone cycling classic will have a winner this weekend.The Belgian race is one of the “Monuments” of cycling – the five most prestigious one-day events in the sport. But the “...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Tour de Suisse cycling race canceled

The Tour de Suisse has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, removing one of the few cycling events left on the calendar before the Tour de France is due to start.The nine-day Swiss race was scheduled to run from June 6-14 and is designe...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Tour de Suisse canceled

The Tour de Suisse has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, removing one of the few cycling events left on the calendar before the Tour de France is due to start.The nine-day Swiss race was scheduled to run from June 6-14 and is designe...

by Super Admin - 1 day ago

Keeping cycling alive: Tour of Flanders goes virtual

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Race or no race, the 104th edition of the Tour of Flanders cobblestone cycling classic will have a winner this weekend.The Belgian race is one of the “Monuments” of cycling - the five most prestigious one-day events in the sport. But...

by Super Admin - 2 days ago

Vuelta to stick to start date and route, says director

Madrid (AFP) - This year's Vuelta a Espana is still set to go ahead as planned with all 21 stages despite the coronavirus pandemic's devastating impact on Spain, the race's director said on Thursday."As it stands today the Vuelta's dates stay as they...

by Super Admin - 2 days ago

Tour of Flanders rides on, in virtual reality

Brussels (AFP) - The Tour of Flanders, scheduled for Sunday but cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be replaced by a short virtual race, Belgian television Sporza announced on Thursday.The Flemish public television channel and the organis...

by Super Admin - 3 days ago

Cycling shutdown extended, Tour de France dates remain

Paris (AFP) - Cycling's shutdown was extended until June on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning French one-week stage race the Criterium du Dauphine will be postponed, organisers announced.However, the Tour de France, due to start in N...

by Super Admin - 3 days ago

Cycling shutdown extended until June, Criterium postponed

Paris (AFP) - The cycling race shutdown was extended until June on Wednesday meaning French one-week stage race the Criterium du Dauphine will be postponed.The Criterium had been scheduled to start in Clermont Ferrand on May 31st, while the only rema...

by Super Admin - 3 days ago

Secrecy and suspense over Tour de France's fate

Paris (AFP) - Less than three months before the Tour de France's scheduled start, the possibility of cycling's greatest show taking place remains shrouded in doubt, while the organisers have thrown up a wall of silence.The highlight of the French spo...

by Super Admin - 1 week ago

Tour de France yet to be postponed

PARIS — Perhaps no other sports event puts so many fans in such close contact with athletes as the Tour de France, with swarms of people clogging city streets, winding roads and soaring mountain passes during cycling’s three-week showpiece and gettin...