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In-form Australian Richie Porte may face a huge new threat at next month’s Giro d’Italia in the form of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali.

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Despite the addition of an ascent up the Côte de Cherave under six kilometres from the race’s infamous finish on the Mur de Huy, attempts by the race organisers to refresh a now all too predictable script in the end proved futile.

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The best on the cobbles make way for the best in the hills as we begin the Ardennes week. Join The Roar from 9:15pm (AEST) for live updates of the 2015 Amstel Gold Race.

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When he sprayed champagne in the face of an unwilling Chinese podium girl, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton single-handedly reignited the podium girl debate.

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Six years after making his Giro d’Italia debut, Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans is heading back for another crack at the iconic race.

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‘Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.’

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The French state railway company SNCF on Monday sought police action after several riders in the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic crossed a barrier seconds before a high-speed train arrived.

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Paris–Roubaix, arguably the greatest of cycling’s monuments, is upon us. The hell of the north covers 253 kilometres, with 27 sections of cobblestones over almost 53 kilometres. Join The Roar for our live coverage from 8:15pm (AEDT).

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The European Spring classics season of cycling is in full swing and it’s time for the last of the ‘cobble classics’ – the 113th edition of the race known as L’Enfer du Nord (The Hell of the North), Paris-Roubaix.

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Alexander Kristoff of Team Katusha took victory in the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, after following an attack from Niki Terpstra (Etixx – Quickstep).

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Rising Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan has claimed a maiden professional cycling victory in Europe, winning Spanish one-day race Vuelta a La Rioja.

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The 2015 Spring Classics season is well underway and tonight we shift our attention to the Tour of Flanders (Ronde Van Vlaanderen), a 264.9 kilometre race through the west of Belgium. Join The Roar for live coverage from 9:15pm (AEDT).

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Under-fire cycling outfit Astana met with International Cycling Union (UCI) officials on Thursday to plead their case for a World Tour racing licence.

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The news sent a shockwave through the 2010 world road cycling championships in Geelong.

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Australia’s Richie Porte has sealed victory at the Tour of Catalonia despite Spaniard Alejandro Valverde winning his third stage of the seven-day race.

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One of cycling’s great rivalries probably ended last Friday when Fabian Cancellara’s crash ruined his classics campaign. It followed Tom Boonen’s own classics-killer crash at Paris-Nice two weeks ago.

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Australia’s Richie Porte has sealed victory at the Tour of Catalonia despite Spaniard Alejandro Valverde winning his third stage of the seven-day race.

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Having clawed back a 36-second deficit to claim his second Paris-Nice title, Australia’s Richie Porte says is even more special than his 2013 triumph.

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A three-man independent panel, 13 months and a 227-page report has told us that the sport of cycling is still riddled with drugs.

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Doping remains an endemic problem, cycling chief Brian Cookson has said after the publication of a damning independent report accusing cycling’s world body of turning a blind eye to drug cheat Lance Armstrong.

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