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Man gets 8 years in DUI death of Colorado cycling champion

Jun. 08, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to charges that he struck and killed a champion Colorado cyclist while driving under the influence has been sentenced to eight years in prison. First Judicial District Judge Diego G. Hunt sentenced 31-year-old Ryan Scott Montoya on...

Hindley becomes 1st Australian to win the Giro d'Italia

May. 29, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

VERONA, Italy (AP) — Jai Hindley accomplished what he so narrowly missed out on two years ago by sealing overall victory in the Giro d’Italia on Sunday — becoming the first Australian rider to win Italy’s Grand Tour. Hindley finished 1 minute, 18 seconds ahead of 2019...

Oops! Jubilant Eritrean cyclist out after wine cork hits eye

May. 18, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

JESI, Italy (AP) — An Eritrean cyclist who was celebrating a victory at the Giro d’Italia cycling competition was struck in the eye by a cork popped from a bottle of Italian sparkling wine and forced to withdraw Wednesday from the race. Biniam Girmay had just become the first...

Michigan profs push 'pee for peonies' urine diversion plan

May. 13, 2022 07:27 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A pair of University of Michigan researchers are putting the “pee” in peony. Rather, they're putting pee ON peonies. Environmental engineering professors Nancy Love and Krista Wigginton are regular visitors to the Ann Arbor school's...

Russian cyclist Aleksandr Vlasov wins 6-day Tour de Romandie

May. 01, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

VILLARS-SUR-OLLON, Switzerland (AP) — Russian cyclist Aleksandr Vlasov won the six-day Tour de Romandie on Sunday after being fastest in the closing time-trial stage in the Swiss mountains. It was a first career win on the World Tour for the 26-year-old Russian who can continue to...

Pan Mass Challenge to add inaugural off-road charity ride

Apr. 13, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Pan Mass Challenge is going off road. The nation’s largest single-event athletic fundraiser, whose annual cross-state bike ride has raised money for cancer treatment and research since its founding in 1980, is adding a one-day, off-road gravel ride in...