Cycling

3:15 AM ET Associated Press Lance Armstrong’s former team manager has been given a lifetime ban from cycling for his role in a doping program that helped Armstrong win the Tour de France seven times. Johan Bruyneel had been serving a 10-year ban. In a letter posted on social media Wednesday, Bruyneel announced the Switzerland-based
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5:44 AM ET Lance Armstrong has trolled Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas by offering a replacement for his stolen trophy. Current Le Tour champion Thomas made an appeal for the Coupe Omnisports to be returned after it went missing at the end of the Cycle Show, an exhibition of cycling brands in Birmingham, UK
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4:44 AM ET ESPN staff Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas has appealed for the return of his trophy after Team Sky announced it had been stolen. Police are investigating after the Coupe des Omnisports went missing at the end of The Cycle Show, a gathering of major cycling brands to show off their latest
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Oct 5, 2018 Egan Bernal has signed a five-year deal with Team Sky that will keep him with the Tour de France winners until 2023, the team announced Friday. The 21-year-old Colombian, who is seen as a top prospect in road cycling, has enjoyed a strong first year as a professional with Sky, winning in
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Oct 4, 2018 UK Sport has unveiled plans to stage the world’s biggest sporting events, with the 2030 FIFA World Cup at the top of their 15-year wishlist. The government’s organisation for elite sport has confirmed bold plans to make the U.K. a “world-leading host of major sporting events” by releasing a list of sporting
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Sep 30, 2018 Spaniard Alejandro Valverde sprinted to a dramatic victory in the men’s road race at the UCI World Championships in Austria on Sunday to finally claim an elusive first title ahead of Frenchman Romain Bardet and Canada’s Michael Woods. Valverde, who had previously finished on the podium a record six times without winning,
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2:21 PM ET Simon Yates won the Vuelta a Espana title on Sunday to complete an unprecedented hat-trick of British Grand Tour winners in 2018. Yates, 26, successfully defended his lead of one minute 46 seconds over second-placed Enric Mas of Spain in the final stage of the 21-day race, a mostly processional 100.9km ride
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10:24 AM ET Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas has signed a new three-year contract with Team Sky. Thomas, 32, has been with the team since its inception in 2010 but was subject to offers from other teams following his victory at the Tour de France. The Tour de France ended with another predicted win
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3:15 AM ET Associated Press BERLIN — German track cyclist Kristina Vogel is paralyzed because of the back injuries she sustained after crashing in training in June. “No matter how you dress it up, I can’t walk anymore,” the two-time Olympic champion told Der Spiegel magazine An 11-time world champion, Vogel suffered a severe spinal
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