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Vatican cyclist spreading the pope's message at worlds

Sep. 23, 2022 08:52 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A plain white helmet like the pope’s skullcap. The Holy See’s crossed keys seal stamped on his white and yellow jersey over his heart. Dutch-born cyclist Rien Schuurhuis will carry an enormous sense of duty when he races for the Vatican in...

Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

Sep. 23, 2022 05:26 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances. The agency was asked to review the status of THC — the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis —...

Debate intensifies on how much trail access to give e-bikes

Sep. 04, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The sun was almost setting when 14-year-old Daniel Giffin crossed the finish line on his electric mountain bike last August, nearly the last in the pack of thousands of cyclists riding across the state of Iowa in the stifling late-summer heat. Beneath his teal...

Kenyan cyclist dies in crash during gravel race in Vermont

Aug. 28, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

WEST WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — Kenyan cyclist Sule Kangangi died in a crash Saturday while competing in a gravel race in Vermont. Kangangi was riding at a high speed in the Vermont Overland race when he crashed. “Sule is our captain, friend, brother. He is also a...

Texas murder trial in pro cyclist's killing may be delayed

Aug. 24, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The trial of the woman accused of killing pro cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson in Texas likely will be delayed from its scheduled October start because defense lawyers have filed a flurry of motions that require consideration, the presiding judge said Wednesday. ...

Pandemic fuels sports biking boom in cycling nation China

Aug. 09, 2022 05:33 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Lindsay Mo couldn’t go to her gym after Beijing shut down indoor sports facilities in May because of a coronavirus outbreak. So she started cycling — and soon fell in love with the sport. “I realized a racing bicycle was quite different than a regular bike,"...

Van Vleuten wins women’s Tour de France for 1st time

Jul. 31, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France (AP) — Veteran rider Annemiek van Vleuten won the women’s Tour de France for the first time on Sunday after clinching the eighth and final stage in style. The 39-year-old Van Vleuten won the stage by 30 seconds from Dutch countrywoman Demi...

AP PHOTOS: A look back at this year's Tour de France

Jul. 25, 2022 04:57 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Through the villages and across the mountains, the Tour de France took its pack of cyclists on a cross-country journey that culminated on the Champs-Elysees. A new champion, Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark, won the race on Sunday, finishing off a three-week trek that took...

Jonas Vingegaard, king of the mountains, wins Tour de France

Jul. 24, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

King of the mountains. Champion on the Champs-Elysees. Jonas Vingegaard blossomed from a talented rookie to a dominant leader in his own right over three weeks of epic racing to win his first Tour de France title on Sunday. The former fish factory worker from Denmark...

Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark wins his 1st Tour de France title

Jul. 24, 2022 13:46 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark wins his 1st Tour de France title.