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A judge has cleared the way for a US government lawsuit seeking nearly $US100 ($A131 million) in damages from disgraced former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong to go to trial, according to court papers.
Australian sprint ace Caleb Ewan has won the last Tour Down Under stage as compatriot Richie Porte confirmed his overall title.
Richie Porte hopes he and Caleb Ewan will light up this year’s Tour de France.
After spending a day in the furnace, Richie Porte hopes to put some heat on his Tour Down Under rivals.
Just three years ago, Esteban Chaves was a promising Colombian cyclist with a badly-damaged right arm who spoke no English.
The Tour Down Under forms part of a lengthy cycling audition for Australian sprint ace Caleb Ewan.
Miles Scotson has started his senior professional cycling career by winning one of the greatest races in Australian road championships history.
After misfiring on New Years Day, the Orica-Scott machine is ready to roll into Ballarat.
Sir Bradley Wiggins hopes his achievements can inspire the next generation of cyclists but the announcement of his retirement on Wednesday did nothing to end questions about a package delivered to him at the end of a race in France in 2011.
Amanda Spratt is relishing comparisons to fellow Australian cycling star Simon Gerrans as she looks at building on her best season so far.
Professional bike riding is more than fitted lycra and big sunglasses, and I’ve seen more Aussies embracing the cycle lifestyle.
Chris Froome says questions remain over Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins seeking permission to use triamcinolone – and Sir Chris Hoy has joined calls for an explanation.
Organisers have unveiled a route for the 2017 Tour de France featuring many early climbs in a bid to limit the opportunities for strong teams to dominate stages and reward aggressive riders looking to shake up the sport’s greatest spectacle.
Announcing her retirement, Australia’s greatest track cyclist Anna Meares has revealed she needed six cortisone injections to her spine to compete at the Rio Olympics.
Germany’s Tony Martin has won a record-equalling fourth men’s time-trial title at the UCI Road World Championships, while Australia’s Rohan Dennis failed in his quest for redemption with a six-placed finish.
Movistar rider Nairo Quintana won the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, adding the title to the 2014 Giro d’Italia on his grand tour list of honours.
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With the cycling caravan having well and truly left Australia after the end of the last Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) sanctioned race, the Herald Sun Tour, there have been a number of recent announcements that made for interesting reading.
After a hotly contested Tour Down Under which saw Australian riders dominate their European counterparts, they will be out to continue it at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Join The Roar for live coverage from 12:30 pm (AEDT).
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Richie Porte might have the Tour Down Under general classification all locked up bar the shouting, but Stage 6 around the streets of Adelaide will see one final chance for the sprinters to dethrone Caleb Ewan. Join The Roar for live coverage from 2pm (AEDT).
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Stage 5 of the 2017 Tour Down Under sees the peloton tackle the brutal-yet-annual Willunga Hill stage, which has been a major part of the race for the majority of the races existence.
Stage 5 of the Tour Down Under is possibly the most diverse and rewarding of the race, going from the beaches of southern Adelaide all the way up to the iconic Willunga Hill. Join The Roar from 11:30am (AEDT) for all the action.
I started to reflect on the performance of ACT riders after Chloe Hosking’s sensational win on Monday to claim Stage 3 of the women’s Tour Down Under.
Richie Porte remains out front of the general classification standings leading into Stage 4 of the Tour Down Under. Keep up with all the race updates and highlights on The Roar from 12:30pm (AEDT).
Stage 4 from Norwood to Campbelltown will be a lumpy affair, with the road consistently going up and down all day, before finishing in what should be another bunch sprint.
It might be a relatively hilly Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under as the peloton takes the 144-kilometre trek from Glenelg to Victor Harbour, but a chance in the general classification is unlikely on a day for the strong men. Join The Roar for live coverage from 12:20pm (AEDT).
The traditional sprint finish down into Victor Harbor marks Stage 3 of the 2017 Tour Down Under.
After a steaming opening stage to the 2017 Tour Down Under was won by Caleb Ewan, the riders will take little respite on a gruelling Stage 2 through the hills of Adelaide. Join The Roar for live coverage from 12:30pm (AEDT).
While the stage finishing atop of Willunga Hill is considered to be the ‘Queen stage’ of the Santos Tour Down Under, Stage 2 from Stirling to the hilltop finish in Paracombe may be the most difficult one that race director Mike Turtur has ever produced.
The 2017 UCI WorldTour finally gets underway in Adelaide with the Tour Down Under. Stage 1 takes the riders on a 145-kilometre trip, you can join The Roar for live coverage from 11:55am (AEDT).
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Stage 1 of the Tour Down Under sees the sprinters get their first chance to shine, with the parcours favouring a bunch finsih. However, with some lumps in the final half, some of the pure sprinters may struggle.
The Australian cycling season has been underway for two weeks before we see the European riders join them for the first World Tour race of the year, the Santos Tour Down Under.
Race Results: Youngster Miles Scotson (BMC), in his first ever race for a world tour team has come up trumps with a blistering attack in the final two kilometres to win the Australian National Championships.
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