Cycling

Getty Images 15 minutes ago Tadej Pogacar won the Giro d’Italia on his debut by completing a processional final stage through Rome on Sunday. The Slovenian, who has two Tour de France victories, won six stages of the 21 in a dominant performance. He finished nine minutes 56 seconds ahead of second placed Daniel Martinez
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Getty Images 26 May 2024 Dutch rider Lorena Wiebes clinched the RideLondon Classique title after winning each of the race’s three stages. Wiebes, 25, headed into the third stage on Sunday with a 20-second lead over Belgium’s world champion Lotte Kopecky in the general classification. Wiebes took the 91.2km third stage, which ended on The
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Reuters 58 minutes ago Tadej Pogacar underlined his dominance of the Giro d’Italia with a sixth stage win to extend his overall lead to almost 10 minutes with Sunday’s processional run to Rome remaining. The 25-year-old Slovenian rider attacked on the final summit of the 20th stage, powering up Monte Grappa and away from his
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Getty Images 25 May 2024 Dutch rider Lorena Wiebes made it two wins in as many days in the RideLondon Classique with victory on the second stage. Wiebes followed up victory in the opening stage by finishing strongly again in a sprint finish to win the 143km run in the Essex town of Maldon. She
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Getty Images 43 minutes ago Andrea Vendrame showed his staying power as he stormed to victory on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia for Decathlon–AG2R La Mondiale. The 29-year-old Italian slipped away from survivors of a long breakaway with 30km left of a hilly 157km run from Mortegliano to Sappada. Britain’s Geraint Thomas suffered a
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Getty Images 24 May 2024 Dutch rider Lorena Wiebes dominated the sprint finish in Colchester to win stage one of the RideLondon Classique. The SD Worx-Protime cyclist surged to the front in the final stages and finished five seconds ahead of Italian Letizia Paternoster (Liv AlUla Jayco) while Lidl-Trek’s Clara Copponi of France was a
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Getty Images Matt Warwick BBC Sport 1 hour ago British Cycling has agreed a multi-million-pound sponsorship with banking firm Lloyds that it described as “game-changing”. The deal is a “multi-year agreement”, but a specific financial figure was not revealed. However, British Cycling chief executive Jon Dutton said: “This is game-changing for British Cycling and we
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Getty Images 2 hours ago Georg Steinhauser claimed his maiden career win after a stunning solo ride on stage 17 at the Giro d’Italia. Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar crossed the line in second to strengthen his lead at the top of the overall standings. Antonio Tiberi was third, with Welshman Geraint Thomas fourth. “It’s something unbelievable,”
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Getty Images 30 minutes ago Great Britain’s Lizzie Deignan will go head-to-head with Belgian world champion Lotte Kopecky this week at the three-stage Ride London Classique, available to watch on the BBC. Deignan has won several of the sport’s biggest races, including the inaugural one-day Paris-Roubaix Femmes in 2021. She was also the first British
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Getty Images 4 hours ago Great Britain’s Olympic BMX champion Bethany Shriever has fractured her collarbone two months before defending her title at the Paris 2024 Games. The 25-year-old sustained the injury at the BMX Racing World Championships in Rock Hill, South Carolina. She crashed out on the final straight in her semi-final on Saturday.
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Getty Images 8 minutes ago Tadej Pogacar produced a dazzling solo attack to win stage 15 and extend his overall lead in the Giro d’Italia by almost three minutes. Dani Martinez and Geraint Thomas finished fifth and sixth on the day, two minutes 50 seconds behind Pogacar. That means Thomas remains second overall, six minutes
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