Latest Cycling News

Former Marseille president, businessman Bernard Tapie dies

Oct. 03, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Bernard Tapie, a flamboyant businessman who was beloved by sports fans for leading French soccer club Marseille to glory but also dogged by legal battles and corruption investigations, has died. He was 78. A feature of French life for decades, Tapie's death...

New club aims to promote cycling for Black Mississippians

Oct. 03, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When Moss Point High School teacher Louis Henderson first started bringing his bike into his classroom to keep it safe before after-school rides last year, his students of all races would joke that he was doing “stuff that white people do.” ...

Troopers: Woman on bicycle killed by racing motorcycle

Sep. 27, 2021 21:04 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman was fatally injured when a racing motorcycle hit her bicycle, officials said. The crash occurred Sunday afternoon near Orlando, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. A Suzuki motorcycle and a white BMW...

Sex assault case against Lance Armstrong's son dropped

Sep. 27, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas district attorney has rejected a felony sexual assault charge filed earlier this year by Austin police against the son of former cyclist Lance Armstrong. Luke Armstrong was charged in April related to an incident in 2018. A woman told...

Festival to feature race on new Bogue Chitto bike trails

Sep. 26, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State tourism officials say the first mountain bike race on new trails at Bogue Chitto State Park will be held during a festival slated for early October. The Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism says the race will take place during the...

He started cycling during pandemic, now leads rides, models

Sep. 18, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A month after buying a bicycle to help him stave off cabin fever during quarantine last year, Siddeeq Shabazz went on his first group ride through Manayunk and Conshohocken with the K.R.T. Cycling Team. “They kicked my you-know-what, but I finished...

Mountain bikers to zoom down trails at Sugarloaf

Sep. 11, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of mountain bikers have descended upon Maine's tallest ski mountain for racing this weekend. An estimated 500 mountain bikers are participating in the MAXXIS Eastern States Cup ESC enduro and downhill series debut at Sugarloaf....

Primoz Roglic wins Spanish Vuelta for 3rd straight year

Sep. 05, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic was barely off his bike before someone shoved a beer in his hand, a welcome way to savor his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title. The Slovenian and his Jumbo-Visma teammates then donned shirts to mark the moment. ...

Masters cruises to Paralympic gold in hand-cycle time trial

Aug. 31, 2021 02:32 AM EDT

A thought recently struck Paralympic gold medalist Oksana Masters: What would young Oksana, the one who shuffled between Ukrainian orphanages, think of this grown-up version? Young Oksana was always resilient, determined and headstrong — qualities that helped her...

AP PHOTOS: Images of the first week of the Paralympic Games

Aug. 30, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

The Paralympic Games have been under way for almost a week in Tokyo and will continue until the closing ceremony on Sept. 5. Here are some photos from the first week of competition. There are 22 sports in the Paralympics. Some carry the same name as...