POTENZA, Italy (AP) — Dutch cyclist Koen Bouwman claimed a first grand tour stage victory after winning a tough seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday and Juan Pedro López kept hold of the pink jersey.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A storming time trial from Simon Yates saw the British rider win the second stage of the Giro d’Italia while Mathieu van der Poel kept hold of the pink jersey on Saturday.
Yates, one of the title favorites, clocked 11 minutes, 50 seconds on the nine-kilometer (six-mile) individual time trial through Budapest that included a steep uphill finish.
OYAMA, Japan (AP) — Primoz Roglic's dream growing up in the small coal-mining town of Kisovec was to represent Slovenia in the Olympics.
In ski jumping.
He'll have to settle for making a mock ski jump onto the top step of the podium in cycling.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin is returning to racing next month, six months after taking a break from the sport to consider his future...
SAINT-LARY-SOULAN, France (AP) — His tongue dangling from his mouth, his pedal stroke strained, Chris Froome's hopes of a record-tying fifth Tour de France title slowly drifted away...
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — Tear gas in riders' eyes. A farmers' protest blocking the road. Two key crashes on dangerous descents...
NIJMEGEN, Netherlands (AP) — Tom Dumoulin retained the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia as Marcel Kittel sprinted to victory in the second stage on Saturday.
Kittel waited to start his sprint but once the German hit the front no one could challenge him, and the Etixx-QuickStep rider had time to raise his arms in celebration as he crossed the line several bike lengths ahead of Arnaud Demare.