It was Thomas De Gendt (Vacansoleil-dcm) who grabbed the win at the finish, but Daniel Martin (Garmin Sharp) walked away with GC glory. Martin finished with a total time of 29:02:25 and is the first Irishman to win this event since 1986.
In the the gold medal race it was Stefan Botticher (GER) against Denis Dmitriev (RUS). Botticher beat Dmitriev in two sprints to earn his 2nd gold medal of the competition. Botticher took gold in the team sprints earlier this week.
MADRID, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Alberto Contador and the International Cycling Union (UCI) have agreed on the size of the fine the Spaniard will pay after being found guilty of a doping offense, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday. The “amicable settlement” between the UCI and Contador, who was stripped of […]
The UCI Track World Cup Classics is a global three race series that sees the worlds best cyclists competing for the points that will ultimately determine their international ranking and ultimately qualification for the next Olympic Games.
Alejandro Valverde (3rd) of Spain and Caisse D’Epargne shares a joke with race winner Alexandre Vinokourov (r) of Kazakhstan and Astana as they stand on the podium after the 96th Liège-Bastogne-Liège race on April 25, 2010 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) – The International Cycling […]
Niels Albert (BEL) talks about his win. Albert and Pauwels share the World Cup lead with 145 points, with Albert receiving the jersey of World Cup leader for the following event in Koksijde, Belgium, next month.
Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) moved into the lead of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup after a hard-fought solo win in Plzen. Temperatures just above freezing point and a muddy technical course were the main ingredients for a day of ‘cross spectacle.
Cyclo-cross races last approximately one hour and are held on technical and hilly circuits of 2.5-3.5 km. Cyclo-cross provides a real education in cycling as it requires accomplished bike handling skills. (Full event replay)
Lance Armstrong, right, of the United States and riding for US Postal-Berry Floor shakes hands with runner up Jan Ullrich of Germany and riding for Team Bianchi during stage 20 of the Tour de France from Ville d’Avary to the Champs-Elysees on July 27, 2003 in Paris, France. Armstrong went on to win his fifth […]
Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme speaks to the media at the A.S.O. (Amaury Sport Organisation) headquarters in Issy-Les-Moulineaux near Paris, October 22, 2012. Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life on Monday after the International Cycling Union (UCI) ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) sanctions […]
The UCI Track Cycling World Cup presented by Samsung will get under way in Colombia on October 13th. A regular World Cup host, the city of Cali is building up to even greater things: it has been awarded the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. (Full event replay)
Unlike the other road races in the week, which all take part on the 16.5km circuit, the men’s event starts in Maastricht and winds for 100km around Limburg before entering the circuit. The riders will complete 10 laps of the circuit, totaling 265km.
The men’s elite time trial takes place on the Wednesday, September 19th. Starting in Heerlen, which hosted the 1967 Worlds, it covers 45.7km and features three main climbs, the toughest of which is the first in Simpelveld.
The Elite Women’s Individual Time Trial runs a distance of 129km. Sources say Britain’s Emma Pooley is sure to attack on the Cauberg – but the extra 1.7km to the line makes Marianne Vos the predicted favorite. (Full event replay)
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