FOLLONICA, Italy (AP) — German cyclist Pascal Ackermann won again at the Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday by sprinting to victory in the second stage.
LIDO DI CAMAIORE, Italy (AP) — German rider Pascal Ackermann used a perfectly timed sprint to win the first stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico on Monday, edging Fernando Gaviria by less than half a...
BRUSSELS (AP) — No matter who wins, this year's Tour de France will see a changing of the guard.
And if the names of Wout Van Aert, Kasper Asgreen, Enric Mas or Caleb Ewan don't ring a bell...
TERRACINA, Italy (AP) — Pascal Ackermann of Germany sprinted to victory at the end of the rain-affected fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic kept...
ORBETELLO, Italy (AP) — Elia Viviani was stripped of winning the third stage at the Giro d'Italia on Monday.
Viviani was ruled by the race jury to have deviated from his line in the final...
PAU, France (AP) — Arnaud Demare was rewarded Thursday for hauling his muscular frame over the Alps and through the Pyrenees.
Geraint Thomas, meanwhile, is preparing to cement his hold on the yellow jersey in Friday's final mountain test of the Tour de France.
After many of his competitors were unable to get through the mountains, Demare took advantage by dominating a mass sprint in Stage 18.
It marked the first victory by a French team, Groupama-FDJ, in this year's race.
ALPE D'HUEZ, France (AP) — Three more of the Tour de France's top sprinters have succumbed in the Alps.
Fernando Gaviria of Colombia, Dylan Groenewegen of the Netherlands, and Andrew Greipel of Germany all withdrew during Stage 12 on Thursday.
Rigoberto Uran, a climbing expert who was runner-up last year to Chris Froome, also withdrew due to injuries he sustained on Stage 9.
AMIENS, France (AP) — Dylan Groenewegen has turned the sprinting battle at the Tour de France into a three-man race.
The 25-year-old Dutch rider won his second consecutive stage on Saturday, joining world champion Peter Sagan and Tour newcomer Fernando Gaviria as two-stage winners at this edition of the world's leading cycling race.
SARZEAU, France (AP) — Fernando Gaviria and Peter Sagan have turned the first four days of the Tour de France into an enthralling duel of rising star versus world champion.
And Tour newcomer Gaviria is winning so far.
Gaviria edged Sagan at the finish line to claim Stage 4 on Tuesday and take his second stage win in his first participation at cycling's greatest race.
FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France (AP) — Colombia, the land of climbers, finally has a cyclist back in the yellow jersey at the Tour de France.
And it took a sprinter to do it.
Fernando Gaviria won the opening stage on his debut on Saturday, becoming the first Colombian since Victor Hugo Pena in 2003 to don the leader's maillot.
Top Colombian riders such as Luis Herrera, Fabio Parra, and current star Nairo Quintana can't claim that honor.
FONTENAY-LE-COMTE, France (AP) — Chris Froome tumbled off the road into a grassy field in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, immediately putting his pursuit of a record-tying fifth title in peril.
With grass stains on his right shoulder and back, Froome got back up and crossed 51 seconds behind Fernando Gaviria, the Colombian who claimed the race's first yellow jersey with a commanding sprint victory.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The organizers of the Tour of California ought to consider changing its name.
Tour of Colombians sounds about right.
Fernando Gaviria sprinted to his third stage win of the weeklong race on the crowd-lined streets of Sacramento on Saturday, while 21-year-old Egan Bernal of powerhouse Team Sky finished safely in the main field to secure the overall race victory.
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The riders began toppling over a few miles from the finish line, the crash cluttering up the left side of the road into Elk Grove with broken bikes and bodies.
Fortunately for Fernando Gaviria, he was on the right side of the road.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Fernando Gaviria missed the spring classics after the Quick-Step Floors cyclist broke his hand in a crash at Tireno-Adriatico, interrupting what had already been a successful start to the season.
The Colombian sprinter showed Sunday that he hasn't lost his form.
Gaviria timed his final push perfectly on the flat run-in to the finish in Long Beach, winning the opening stage of the Tour of California and earning the time bonus to give him the overall lead.
FANO, Italy (AP) — Marcel Kittel won his second stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico race and Michal Kwiatkowski remained in the overall lead on Monday ahead of the closing time trial.
Kittel edged Peter Sagan, who had been held up by a crash with about seven kilometers left of the 153-kilometer (95-mile) sixth stage from Numana to Fano. Maximiliano Richeze was third.