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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...

Vingegaard has first Tour de France win all but secured

Jul. 23, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

ROCAMADOUR, France (AP) — Jonas Vingegaard thundered through the last serious test of the Tour de France to increase his overall lead on Saturday and all but guarantee winning cycling's biggest race. After three weeks of exhausting racing, the Jumbo-Visma leader dug deep in his...

Van Aert wins Tour stage 4 in style and extends overall lead

Jul. 05, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

CALAIS, France (AP) — Belgian rider Wout van Aert won the hilly fourth stage of the Tour de France and extended his overall lead after attacking strongly on the day's final climb on Tuesday. The Belgian rider kept the leader’s yellow jersey for the Jumbo–Visma team after taking...

Groenewegen pips Van Aert to win TDF stage 3 in photo finish

Jul. 03, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

SONDERBORG, Denmark (AP) — Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen overtook Wout van Aert and Peter Sagan at the line to win the third stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish while Van Aert extended his overall lead on Sunday. Groenewegen got behind record seven-time Tour sprint champion...

Roglic aims to stop favorite Pogacar from winning 3rd Tour

Jun. 30, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Primoz Roglic must find a way to stop his Slovenian rival Tadej Pogacar from winning the Tour de France for the third straight time. Pogacar is firm favorite to win the three-week race, which starts in Denmark on Friday and ends in Paris on July 24. ...