Cycling

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 ….

Great Britain Earns Gold At Para World Cup

Great British Corrine Hall, Lora Fachie, and Fin Graham collectively won their second gold medals while participating at the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Cup, which took place in Canada. Tandem duo Fachie and Hall, who won in their events at the Rio Paralympics, claimed victory at the road race by ….

Egan Bernal Wins Tour de France 2019

Egan Bernal has won the Tour de France and set a record s the youngest rider in 110 years to claim victory for the event after Caleb Ewan won the traditional sprint finish in Paris. The race leader remained unchallenged for the final stage of the race, 22-year-old Bernal became ….

Hugh Carthy Wins First World Tour Stage

24-year-old British rider Hugh Carthy spent most of his 101.5km stage riding solo and finished with over a minute clear. Team Ineos Egan Bernal took the win for the overall race as he topped the standings by 19 seconds from Rohan Dennis. Colombian Bernal said that he would bring a ….

Richard Carapaz Wins Giro d’Italia

Richard Carapaz, rider for Movistar, has become the first Ecuadorian to win the Giro d’Italia after the rider managed to finish the event, a time trial that took place in Verona. Going in with a lead of almost two minutes, 26-year-old Carapaz started the 17km stage comfortably holding off most ….

Chris Froome To Skip Giro d’Italia

World-class cyclist Chris Froome intends to skip defending his Giro d’Italia title this year as him and Geraint Thomas say they will instead be turning their attention to the Tour de France. 33-year-old Froome is currently on course to become the fifth rider ever to win five Tours, while Team ….

Mark Cavendish Fails To Finish Stage 11

British rider Mark Cavendish has been officially eliminated from the Tour de France after the 11th stage of the event. Cavendish was unable to make it to the finish line by the end of the stage, and his elimination is the first time in his career so far that he’s ….

Froome Once Again Faces Backlash From Fans

A section of the audience that were part of the Tour de France time-trial booed Chris Froome, who has been stuck in controversy lately. The day in question saw Froome’s team, Team Sky, losing the edge to BMC by four seconds, after which race leaders were handed out yellow jerseys ….

Chris Froome Faces Jeers At Tour de France

Chris Froome, four-time Tour de France champion, has been met with bitter and jeering crowd as he makes his way through the start of the pre-event at this year’s Tour de France. Froome, along with Team Sky, were introduced to the crowds only to be met with a mixture of ….

Tour de France Security Measures Increased

Recently it was revealed by organisers of the Tour de France that over 30000 security agents were to be hired to protect the riders as they completed the event. The increase to security comes after the head of world cycling called for a safer environment for Chris Froome, who has ….