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A 70-year old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia’s ‘Death Road...

10 October, 2019 10:10 am 10:10 am

LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia´s “Death Road” might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels. The world´s most dangerous road spirals skyward nearly 11,000 feet, from the country´s lowland jungles to the snow-capped peaks of the Andes. Fog, rain, rockslides and sheer cliffs are main attractions. The road has likely claimed … Read More

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Cycling: Dennis emerges from cloud of doubt to win gold again

09 September, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

HARROGATE, England (Reuters) – Australian Rohan Dennis admits he has been in a dark place since going AWOL at this year’s Tour de France but he emerged from a cloud of self-doubt to win the UCI Road World Championships time trial on Wednesday for a second successive year. The 29-year-old, riding a matt-black black bike … Read More

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Cycling: Bernal all but wraps up maiden Colombian Tour de France title

07 July, 2019 4:35 pm 4:35 pm

VAL THORENS, France (Reuters) – Climbing phenomenon Egan Bernal was poised to become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall lead after Saturday’s 20th stage, a 59-km ride from Albertville. The Team Ineos rider, 22, finished fourth in the stage won by 2014 champion Vicenzo Nibali, the only … Read More

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Cycling: Slovak Sagan claims fifth stage of Tour de France

07 July, 2019 5:38 am 5:38 am

COLMAR, France (Reuters) – Peter Sagan burst into life on the Tour de France when he claimed the fifth stage at the end of a 175.5-km bumpy ride from St Die des Vosges on Wednesday. The three-times world champion beat Belgian Wout van Aert and Italian Matteo Trentin in a sprint finish to strengthen his … Read More

Former Armstrong team manager, doctor get lifetime cycling bans

10 October, 2018 8:50 am 8:50 am

(Reuters) – Lance Armstrong’s former cycling team manager Johan Bruyneel was banned from cycling for life on Wednesday after a successful appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The 54-year-old Belgian was initially banned for 10 years in 2014 by the American Arbitration Association North American Court … Read More

Britain finds new teenage flyer in omnium champion Hayter

08 August, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

GLASGOW (Reuters) – Britain’s production line of remarkable cycling talent appears to have delivered another diamond after teenager Ethan Hayter won the omnium title in brilliant fashion in the European Championship track events . The 19-year-old won the four-event, day-long test devised to find the top track all-rounder, roaring from fifth place going into the … Read More