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- Former Tour de France champ accused of attacking escort
Former German cyclist and Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was arrested in Frankfort after he allegedly assaulted the 31-year-old woman..
- Home hope Stuyven takes BinckBank Tour 4th stage, Mohoric keeps lead
Brussels (AFP) - Belgium's Jasper Stuyven, riding for the Trek team, delighted home fans by winning the fourth stage of the BinckBank Tour on Thursday as Slovenia's Matej Mohoric, from the Bahrain team, kept the overall lead..
- Cycling: Team Sky's Thomas and Froome to skip Vuelta for Tour of Britain
(Reuters) - Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will line up at next month's Tour of Britain rather than the final Grand Tour of the season, the Vuelta a Espana, Team Sky said on Thursday. Froome will make his first appearance in the British race since 2009, while Thomas returns.
- Thomas and Froome to compete in Tour of Britain
Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas and the man whose crown he took in July, Chris Froome, will compete in next month's Tour of Britain rather than the final Grand Tour of the season, the Vuelta a Espana. Both riders have rarely graced their home Tour in the past decade, Thomas finishing seventh.
- Van der Hoorn attacks late to win third BinckBank stage
Brussels (AFP) - Taco van der Hoorn launched a late break to burst free of his fellow escapees and win Wednesday's third stage of the BinckBank Tour in Antwerp..
- This cycling computer has a ‘surprise me’ feature for finding random routes
The Mio Cyclo 210 cycling computer is a feature-packed option for road cyclists and mountain bikers, and even comes with a "surprise me" option for finding alternate routes based on time, distance, and destination..
- Dutchman Jakobsen wins BinckBank Tour opening stage
Brussels (AFP) - Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen won the first stage of the BinckBank Tour on Monday, claiming victory in a sprint ahead of Marcel Kittel and Caleb Ewan in the Netherlands..
- Italian cyclist Trentin sprints to Euro gold as Sagan quits
Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin sprinted to gold in the men's road race at the European Championships on Sunday as three-time world champion Peter Sagan quit with 84 kilometers (52 miles) left. Spearheading a leading group of five, Italian teammate Davide Cimolai set up Trentin perfectly to beat.
- De Puniet becomes KTM tester for rest of 2018
KTM has announced that it will replace the injured Mika Kallio with former test rider Randy de Puniet for the rest of 2018..
- Tour de France winner Ullrich admitted to psychiatric hospital
Germany's Tour de de France champion Jan Ullrich was admitted to a psychiatric hospital on Friday after his brief detention for allegedly assaulting a prostitute. The 44-year-old former cycling star was earlier Friday released on bail pending an investigation for possible attempted manslaughter..
- Former Tour champion Ullrich arrested over alleged attack
Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is being investigated for attempted manslaughter after allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel. ''It seems Mr. Ullrich and an escort woman had a dispute and that he attacked her,'' Frankfurt police spokesperson.
- Tour de France winner Ullrich held over 'escort' assault
Tour de France-winning cyclist Jan Ullrich was briefly detained Friday for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt, police said, before freeing him on bail pending an investigation for possible attempted manslaughter. Ullrich's latest run-in with the law came just a week after his 24-hour.
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- Fernando Alonso: Formula 1's predictability prompted 2019 exit
Fernando Alonso says a lack of track action in Formula 1, rather than his and McLaren's recent poor results, prompted his 2019 exit decision.
- False rumours of Michael Schumacher move to Mallorca clarified
Spanish authorities have blamed a mistranslation for fuelling incorrect media reports that injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher was poised to move to Mallorca.
- Replacing Alonso at McLaren for 2019 'particularly special' - Sainz
Carlos Sainz Jr says replacing his idol Fernando Alonso at the McLaren Formula 1 team next season makes the move "particularly special".
- Carlos Sainz Jr takes Fernando Alonso's McLaren F1 drive for 2019
McLaren has announced Carlos Sainz Jr will race for it in the 2019 Formula 1 season, replacing the outgoing Fernando Alonso.
- Esteban Ocon: Mercedes Formula 1 seat just a matter of time
Esteban Ocon believes a Mercedes Formula 1 drive is "just a matter of time" and says his future lies with the German manufacturer regardless of his 2019 team.
- How Hamilton is leading 2018 F1 title rival Vettel's championship
Lewis Hamilton suggested Mercedes had done a "slightly better job" at getting the most from its Formula 1 car than Ferrari has in 2018 after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix.
- McLaren working to replace Alonso with Sainz as Red Bull eyes Gasly
McLaren is working on replacing Fernando Alonso with Carlos Sainz Jr as Pierre Gasly has emerged as Daniel Ricciardo's likely successor at Red Bull, Autosport understands.
- Renault can't afford to back off upgrades for 2019 car - Chester
Renault cannot afford to let its 2019 work compromise its '18 car's development because of the pressure it is under in Formula 1's midfield battle, says chassis chief Nick Chester.
- Autosport F1 Podcast: What next for Alonso, and who will replace him?
The latest episode of The Autosport Podcast dives into Fernando Alonso's decision not to race in Formula 1 next season and the wide-ranging consequences of the call.
- F1 rivals 'bitching' to undermine Magnussen have failed, says Haas
Kevin Magnussen's rivals have tried to knock his confidence by complaining about his driving, reckons Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner.
- The fallout from Alonso's decision not to race in F1 in 2019
The news that Fernando Alonso will not race in Formula 1 next season has a huge impact on the two-time champion, his McLaren team and grand prix racing itself.
- 'People overrate' Fernando Alonso says 1979 F1 champion Scheckter
One-time Formula 1 world champion Jody Scheckter believes people have overrated Fernando Alonso and says his divisive nature is "not the way to win world championships".
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