Cycling

5:07 AM ET Mark Cavendish is to take a complete break from cycling in order to recover from illness. Cavendish has been diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus and medical examinations revealed that the cyclist has unknowingly raced with the illness over recent months. In a joint statement released with the Briton’s team, Team Dimension Data, Cavendish
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7:26 AM ET British rider Tao Geoghegan Hart will make his Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta a Espana, Team Sky has announced. Geoghegan Hart will race in Team Sky’s eight-man squad for the event behind lead riders Michael Kwiatkowski and David de la Cruz. Chris Froome and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas will
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6:40 AM ET Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will both compete in next month’s Tour of Britain, Team Sky have announced. The British duo, who finished first and third respectively in Paris last month, are the headline names for the eight-day stage race, which gets under way in Camarthenshire, Wales on
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6:29 AM ET Grand Tour winners Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas have been named in the Team Sky squad for the Tour of Britain as part of a strong six-rider lineup that also includes Wout Poels, Vasil Kiryienka, Ian Stannard and Lukasz Wisniowski. Tour de France winner Thomas and defending champion Froome skipped the ongoing
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8:14 AM ET Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the Arctic Race of Norway as he continues to recover from injury. The Isle of Man rider had been expected to compete for Team Dimension Data after he was announced as a key participant by race organisers in July. But the sprinter missed Sunday’s European Championship
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2:01 PM ET Italian Matteo Trentin became the European road race champion after an exciting sprint finish in treacherous conditions around the Glasgow city centre course. The 29-year-old was led home by teammate Davide Cimolai who set him up perfectly for the line on the final straight to win in 5 hours 50 minutes and
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10:32 AM ET ESPN staff Great Britain’s Kyle Evans and team-mate Kye Whyte claimed an unlikely gold and silver in the BMX to make it a British one-two at the European Championships. Evans, 24, won the final convincingly in 34.715 seconds to ensure his first international title, although the performance of Whyte, 18, also caught
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5:52 AM ET Geraint Thomas is set to sign a new deal with Team Sky “in the coming days”. The 2018 Tour de France winner had suggested earlier this month that he was open to a move elsewhere after attracting interest from a number of rival teams. But with his Team Sky contract about to
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5:12 PM ET Britain’s former world champion Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the European Championships road race on medical advice, British Cycling announced on Thursday. Sunday’s projected clash between 2011 world champion Cavendish and Slovakia’s current world champion Peter Sagan around the streets of Glasgow had been billed as a final day highlight of
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