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- With Yates' win at Vuelta, British domination is complete
When Lance Armstrong won the last of his seven Tour de France titles back in 2005, there was not a single British rider on the starting line. The face of cycling has dramatically changed since..
- 2019 Giro d'Italia to start in Bologna
Milan (AFP) - The 2019 Giro d'Italia will begin with an 8.2km time-trial in Bologna, in the central Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, organisers announced on Monday..
- Quick Step daredevil descent wins world team time-trial gold
Belgian cycling outfit Quick Step capped a fabulous season by racing to gold in the world championships team time-trial on Sunday, fending off defending champions Sunweb by 18 seconds. Quick Step came over the final summit behind Sunweb but, led by big guns Bob Jungels, Yves Lampaert and Niki Terpstra.
- Australian Porte out of cycling worlds
Richie Porte on Saturday became the latest top rider to withdraw from next week's World Cycling Championships in Austria, the Australian citing a lack of training following a respiratory infection picked up on the Tour of Spain. Porte added: "Within the Cycling Australia team, we have decided.
- Italy's Ballerini wins Memorial Marco Pantani
Milan (AFP) - Italy's Davide Ballerini of the Androni-Sidermec team won the Memorial Marco Pantani race on Saturday ahead of next week's road world cycling championships in Austria..
- Yates flies flag for Britain at cycling world championships
Rising star Simon Yates, fresh from his victory in the Tour of Spain, will carry the baton for Britain at the cycling world championships at Innsbruck this week on an Alpine course that suits him better than Chris Froome or Geraint Thomas. Ten world champion rainbow jerseys are up for grabs at the eight-day.
- Cycling teams representative says UCI taking them for granted
Team bosses, race organizers and other stakeholders held a meeting in Madrid earlier this month in which they outlined their concerns ahead of reforms proposed by UCI president David Lappartient to be implemented by 2020. Top of the agenda was the UCI's push to reduce the WorldTour from 18 to 15.
- Wiggins abandons 2020 Olympic rowing bid
Five-time Olympic champion cyclist Bradley Wiggins has abandoned plans to bid to row for Britain at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Wiggins previously floated the possibility of going to a sixth Olympics in Tokyo, when he will be 40, as a rower, although his lack of experience and the timeframe meant that.
- 'Worst nightmare': Dutch rail collision kills 4 children
Four young children from a Dutch daycare centre were killed on Thursday when a train smashed into their electric cart at a crossing, in an accident described as the "worst nightmare of any parent". Another child and the woman driving the vehicle were critically injured in the accident in Oss.
- Yates would not have reigned in Spain with Team Sky, says Wiggins
British rider Simon Yates would not have won the Tour of Spain had he chosen to pursue his career with cycling giants Team Sky, Bradley Wiggins said on Monday. Former Team Sky rider Wiggins believes Yates's decision to steer clear of one of the sport's most pre-eminent teams enabled him to storm.
- Nibali, Aru make provisional Italy team for cycling worlds
Milan (AFP) - Veteran Italian cycling stars Vincenzo Nibali and Fabio Aru have been selected for a provisional 12-man Italy team for the road race world championships in Austria this month..
- Grand Tour sweep for Britain as Yates wins Spanish Vuelta
Simon Yates won his first Grand Tour title after a largely ceremonial ride into Madrid in the final stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, giving British riders a sweep of the season's three biggest races. Yates' Vuelta title means Britain has swept the three Grand Tours. Geraint Thomas of.
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- Force India's Perez was never serious about McLaren despite F1 talks
Sergio Perez says he talked to McLaren about a Formula 1 drive next season, but never seriously considered returning to the team that dropped him in 2013.
- Williams driver Lance Stroll 'far from reaching' his F1 potential
Lance Stroll believes that Williams's underperformance this season has concealed his development as a Formula 1 driver, but that he is still a long way from fulfilling his potential.
- Raikkonen has F1 seat fitting at Sauber, prompting test speculation
Kimi Raikkonen has had a first Formula 1 seat fitting at Sauber, prompting speculation that he could test for the team later this year.
- Toro Rosso Formula 1 team upgrade won't arrive until US Grand Prix
Toro Rosso's Formula 1 drivers will receive the updates they have been "craving" at next month's United States Grand Prix, with the team preparing a new front wing and floor.
- Red Bull: Mexican GP now only realistic chance to win again in 2018
Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says the Mexican Grand Prix is "realistically" his outfit's only remaining shot at claiming another race win in 2018.
- Raikkonen's manager explains decisions behind Sauber F1 2019 return
Kimi Raikkonen's manager Steve Robertson says the Finn is fully motivated to race for Sauber next season, and had no intention of retiring from Formula 1 had Ferrari dropped him.
- Vandoorne wants to emulate Magnussen 'fresh start' after McLaren exit
Stoffel Vandoorne believes he can follow Kevin Magnussen's example and reset his Formula 1 career after being dropped by McLaren.
- Driver market shows F1 is lacking 'at least two teams', says Russell
Formula 2 championship leader and Mercedes protege George Russell believes Formula 1 is lacking "at least two teams" after his prospects of securing a 2019 drive have faded.
- Vettel sad to say goodbye to 'zero bull****' F1 team-mate Raikkonen
Sebastian Vettel says he will be sad not to have Kimi Raikkonen as his Ferrari Formula 1 team-mate next year, because they have a relationship based on "zero bull****".
- Force India a major threat to Renault for fourth in F1 - Sainz
Renault Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes Racing Point Force India can still challenge his team for fourth in the constructors' championship despite having its points reset to zero.
- Singapore GP dramas disguised Force India's bold new F1 update
Force India left Singapore without points, but its pace over the weekend was boosted by a major upgrade it hopes can help its charge up Formula 1's constructors' championship table .
- Ex-FIA man Budkowski: Controversy over my Renault F1 move overblown
Renault technical chief Marcin Budkowski believes the controversy over him joining the Formula 1 outfit from the FIA last year was blown out of proportion by rival teams.
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