Latest Men's cycling News

Roglic set to win Spanish Vuelta after resisting Carapaz

Nov. 7, 2020 11:25 AM EST

ALTO DE LA COVATILLA, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic is poised to win his second consecutive Spanish Vuelta title after defending his slim lead over Richard Carapaz on the last competitive stage on Saturday. Carapaz beat Roglic to the finish line of the mountainous 17th stage, but the Slovenian rider managed...

A fan wearing face mask to protect against coronavirus waits for the start of the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

The Latest: UEFA cancels men's soccer under-19 Euros

Oct. 20, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ UEFA has called off the under-19 European Championship in men’s soccer that was twice postponed and pushed into 2021. Europe's governing soccer body says the cancellation in Northern Ireland is “due to the current...

Security reminds fans to mask up before entering Sanford Stadium before the start of the Georgia-Tennessee NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

The Latest: Champions Hockey League cancels upcoming season

Oct. 13, 2020 1:58 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ One of Europe’s leading ice hockey competitions has canceled its 2020-21 season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Champions Hockey League was due to begin next month in an already-shortened format with a knockout...

Steven Kruijswijk waves prior to the eight stage of the Giro d'Italian cycling race from San Salvo to Roccaraso, Sunday Oct. 11, 2020. All riders and team staff members were tested for COVID-19 over the last 48 hours coinciding with Monday’s rest day with a total of 571 tests performed. Team Jumbo-Visma announced that Steven Kruijswijk came back positive and was withdrawn. (Gian Mattia D'Alberto/LaPresse via AP)

'We're losing pieces': Giro cycling race weakened by virus

Oct. 13, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Giro d’Italia was thrown into chaos Tuesday when two full teams, another overall contender and one more elite rider withdrew from the cycling race following a series of positive tests for the coronavirus. The Mitchelton-Scott and Jumbo-Visma teams left the race before Stage 10....

Former American professional cyclist Lance Armstrong, right, rides with Lebanese and foreign cyclists at the site of the Aug. 4 deadly blast in the port of Beirut that killed scores and wounded thousands in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Armstrong led the charity bike tour named,

Lance Armstrong leads Beirut bike tour to help blast victims

Oct. 4, 2020 12:58 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Former American professional cyclist Lance Armstrong led a bike tour around Beirut on Sunday to raise awareness and funds for organizations helping residents affected by a massive explosion that struck the Lebanese capital in August. Dozens of cyclists took part in the “Bike for...

Switzerland's Marc Hirschi of the Sunweb team, left, climbs the 'Wall of Huy' during the Belgian cycling classic and UCI World Tour race Fleche Wallonne, in Huy, Belgium, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Switzerland's Marc Hirschi of the Sunweb team placed first in the event. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

Hirschi, Van der Breggen win Fleche Wallonne classic races

Sep. 30, 2020 11:12 AM EDT

HUY, Belgium (AP) — Marc Hirschi extended his stellar run in a breakout cycling season to win the Fleche Wallonne one-day classic on Wednesday. In his first start at the race defined by the short but grueling Mur de Huy finishing climb, the 22-year-old Swiss rider went clear in the last 100 meters to win...