Chris Froome Held Back By Knee Injury

British four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is being forced to push back his preparations for the new season by a knee injury. According to a comment made by Froome on his official YouTube channel, the cyclist damaged a tendon in his knee during a pre-season training session. He ….

Cycling Funding Impacted By Podmore Inquiry

The level of future funding made available to Cycling New Zealand will reportedly be determined by the outcome of the independent inquiry into the death of Olympic cyclist Olivia Podmore. Cycling NZ formed part of a group of eight top-ranked Kiwi sports to have its funding clarified on Friday. The ….

Inquest Begun Into Olivia Podmore’s Death

The death of Olympic cyclist Olivia Podmore has now led to a Coronial inquest. Assisting coroner Louella Dunn with her inquiry will be Cycling New Zealand as well as High Performance Sport NZ, as well as several friends and members of the deceased’s family. Podmore, only 24, passed away in ….

Independent Inquiry Following Podmore Death

An independent investigative inquiry has now been established for looking into the death of New Zealand Olympic cyclist Olivia Podmore. The inquiry has been formed by High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) and Cycling New Zealand (CNZ). The 24-year-old Podmore passed away last Monday of what is assumed to have ….

Bikers Approve Waikaia Mountain Bike Park

A new mountain bike park proposed for northern Southland has received the thumbs up from local bikers. The park, which was discussed in Waikaia on Wednesday evening by the Ardlussa Community Board, will be developed in the Waikaia Forest, and has at its heart the idea of giving the town ….

Corbin Strong Confident In ‘21 Olympic Debut

Kiwi cycling star Corbin Strong says he expects the Tokyo Olympic Games to go ahead as planned despite Tokyo’s current status of city in a state of emergency. Olympic organisers, too, have been doggedly insistent about this year’s Games going ahead even as Tokyo reels under daily new cases and ….

Cyclist Banned For 9 Months For Poland Crash

Dylan Groenewegen, the Dutch cyclist responsible for the Tour de Pologne horror crash that earlier this year left fellow countryman and contender Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life and with severe injuries to his face and head, has been banned from racing for nine months. The four-time Tour de France ….

NZ Cyclists Tested for Coronavirus at Cancelled UAE Tour

One of New Zealand’s champion cyclists is among the athletes restricted to a hotel as they await test results after a coronavirus on the United Arab Emirates WorldTour. The last two stages of the race have been cancelled in light of two staff members testing positive for the virus. The ….

Team Ineos Sign On Ethan Hayter

British former world champion rider Ethan Hayer will be joining team Ineos as part of a three-year contract. 21 year old Hayter will focus on his track cycling until after the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo comes to an end, after which he will take up road cycling instead. The ….

Eder Frayre’s Impressive Climb in Southland

Mexican rider Eder Frayre has proven his mettle once again by making a second impressive climbing performance for the 2019 SBS Bank Tour of Southland, further securing his chance for a yellow jacket. The rider, who rides on behalf of Kia Motors, scored his second stage victory in just two ….