From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
German cycling star Andre Greipel will chase a third Tour Down Under title with the sprinter’s place in the January event confirmed on Friday.
Suspended Australian cyclist Michael Rogers insists he never knowingly took clenbuterol and will try to clear his name.
The Saxo-Tinkoff team released the following statement relating to Michael Rogers’ positive doping test on their website on Wednesday evening CET time:
I’m in a rut, suffering dreadfully with a severe case of the December doldrums.
Cycling Australia (CA) wants no mercy for respected cyclist Michael Rogers if he is found guilty of doping.
Australian cycling legend Robbie McEwen wants the sport’s international federation to suspend racing in China after two riders tested positive for clenbuterol.
Former head of world cycling Hein Verbruggen has angrily rejected claims from Lance Armstrong that he helped to cover up a positive drug test for the disgraced American cyclist.
Australian cycling veteran Michael Rogers has been provisionally suspended by the sport’s governing body after testing positive to the banned substance clenbuterol.
Cycling’s greatest problem is that it has all been heard before. The sport insists it has changed and the systematic team-based doping that led to the Lance Armstrong scandal is no longer.
Powerful Australian sprinter Mark Renshaw will return to the Tour Down Under in January, joining a star-studded field featuring compatriots Cadel Evans, Richie Porte and Simon Gerrans.
Retired Italian rider Roberto Gaggioli told Friday’s edition of the Corriere della Sera that Lance Armstrong paid him $100,000 in 1993 in order to win the Million Dollar Race in the United States.
New Cycling Australia (CA) chief executive Adrian Anderson is in Great Britain, looking at how his counterparts have built one of the sport’s most successful organisations.
It’s that time of year again and I remember it well; the shuffling and jockeying for positions on well-funded teams by riders of all nations.
New Cycling Australia (CA) chief executive Adrian Anderson has warned of tough times as the body tries to recover financially.
2013 may still be with us but like a wheezing great-uncle bedded down in the far-corner of the infirmary, its life, inevitably, is fading faster almost than Lance Armstrong’s fan-base did.
Seemingly ageless German star Jens Voigt will start a season-long farewell to pro cycling when he makes his 11th appearance at the Tour Down Under next month.
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This morning Australian cycling fans woke to the news that Michael Rogers, of Saxo-Tinkoff has tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol.
Cycling safety rants, campaigns and petitions have dominated my social media feeds of late… except for Tumblr, of course, which is still cat memes and super high-res photos of bafflingly lean pros.
Iconic Melbourne cycle store, Total Rush celebrated its grand reopening after extensive renovations last Thursday night. For the store owners, employees and loyal customers, Friday should have been spent still buzzing from the high of the reopening celebrations.
A friend today said, “what’s with people still writing stuff about Lance Armstrong, does anybody even care about him anymore?”
In September this year I was perched over the bars of my bike pedalling with anticipation to reach the top of the day’s high point.
On a blistering hot day late in December 2012, when the mercury touched over 45 degrees, Melbourne was treated to the richest Criterium in Australian history, with the inaugural St Kilda Cycling Club (SKCC) Crit sprint champs.
In 2011, the number one team in the world, HTC-Highroad, announced it was to fold at the end of that year. The shock rippled through the cycling world – this was the team that currently hosted Mark Cavendish, the fastest sprinter in the world.
A year on from the release of the USADA’s Reasoned Decision, Lance Armstrong has given a four-part interview with Cyclingnews and while he may not have dropped any bombshells on the sport, there was definitely some startling reading.
On a transcendent sun drenched afternoon along the beach in Mordialloc, I sit down with promising cyclist James Rendall at a local cafe and discover that his attitude towards two wheels is more than a passion – it’s a way of life.
Cycling is booming in Australia and there is no greater evidence of this than the success of the relatively new Australian professional teams, Orica-GreenEDGE(men) and Orica-AIS (women).
Luka Mezgec of Argos-Shimano won the fifth and final stage of the 2013 Tour of Beijing to deny Nacer Bouhanni of FDJ.fr his third stage victory.
Marco Pinotti announced earlier this year that the Tour of Beijing and Chrono Des Nations would mark his last races as a professional cyclist.
For the first time in four years, Paris – Tours was decided in a bunch sprint at the finishing line in Tours, with Team Belkin’s Jetse Bol narrowly denied an upset victory.
Team Movistar’s Benat Intxausti pounced with a late solo attack to claim victory in Stage 4 of the 2013 Tour of Beijing.
Beginning in Yanquin for a second consecutive day, Stage 4 of the 2013 Tour of Beijing shall bare witness to the race’s first ever mountaintop finish.
In spite of seven categorised climbs and a daring solo attack late on from Tony Martin, the sprinters defied belief to compete for victory during Stage Three of the 2013 Tour of Beijing.