Cycling

Colombia's Nairo Quintana climbs during stage 20 of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 36.2 kilometers (22.5 miles), from Lure to La Planche des Belles Filles, France, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Marco Bertorello/Pool via AP)
September 23, 2020 - 5:29 am
LE PECQ, France (AP) — Two people questioned in a Tour de France doping probe around the team of former runner-up Nairo Quintana have been released without charge, a French prosecutor said Wednesday. Police released the pair, a doctor and a physiotherapist, on Tuesday night, Marseille prosecutor...
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Tour de France winner Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium with the Slovenian flag after the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 122 kilometers (75.8 miles), from Mantes-la-Jolie to Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 20, 2020 - 5:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — In a first, the Tour de France winner wore a face mask on the podium Sunday, bright yellow to match the color of the iconic jersey so snug on his young shoulders. But at least there was a winner. Three weeks ago, when 21-year-old Tadej Pogacar set off with 175 other competitors that he...
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September 20, 2020 - 2:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — The 1980 Tour de France champion Joop Zoetemelk was hit by a car while riding his bike on Sunday, and hospitalized with leg and arm fractures, the French press reported. The accident happened in the Seine-et-Marne region, east of Paris, where the 73-year-old Zoetemelk has lived for...
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Supporters of Slovene cyclist Tadej Pogacar celebrate his victory at the Tour De France in his hometown of Komenda, central Slovenia, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed his fellow Slovenian, Primoz Roglic, in the last stage before the finish in Paris. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
September 19, 2020 - 4:46 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Just minutes after two Slovenian riders effectively sealed their first and second places in the Tour de France on Saturday, the president of Slovenia declared it a historic day for the tiny Alpine nation. In a stunning climax to cycling's most prestigious race, Tadej...
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New overall leader, best young rider and best climber, Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, grabs his head after crossing the finish line to win stage 20 of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 36.2 kilometers (22.5 miles), from Lure to La Planche des Belles Filles, France, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Bernard Papon/Pool via AP)
September 19, 2020 - 3:42 pm
LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France (AP) — In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic in the last stage Saturday before the finish in Paris, snatching away his race lead to all but guarantee that he'll win cycling's showpiece event at his...
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September 19, 2020 - 12:15 pm
LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France (AP) — Tadej Pogacar crushes Primoz Roglic to take Tour de France lead on the last stage before Paris.
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Neilson Powless of the US rides during the 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 164 kilometers from La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 19, 2020 - 6:57 am
LE PECQ, France (AP) — A late draft to the Tour de France, Neilson Powless didn’t have time to scramble together a turtle necklace, the spirit animal of his Native American tribe, or paint one of their wampum bead belts on the frame of the bike that he's ridden for three punishing weeks, over 3,300...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 22, 2020 file photo, Chelsea's Christian Pulisic controls the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England. Frank Lampard’s squad has certainly seen the most intriguing changes ahead of the new campaign - having been banned from signing players last summer, they have looked to make up for lost time and recruited some big names to replace long-term servants such as Pedro and Willian. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP, file)
September 18, 2020 - 7:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de France on its television networks. NBC took over Premier League U.S. broadcasts from Fox starting...
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Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen celebrates as he crosses the line to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 166.5 kilometers between Bourg-En-Bresse and Champagole, France Friday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Marco Bertorello/Pool via AP)
September 18, 2020 - 1:16 pm
CHAMPAGNOLE, France (AP) — That's deux for Soren Kragh Andersen at the Tour de France. The Danish rider who won Stage 14 doubled down and raised his arms in victory again on Stage 19 on Friday, with another cunningly timed attack. Behind him, saving their last reserves of strength for a time trial...
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Lukas Postlberger of Austria is treated by medics during the stage 19 of the Tour de France cycling race over 166 kilometers (103 miles), with start in Bourg-en-Bresse and finish in Champagnole, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 18, 2020 - 10:18 am
CHAMPAGNOLE, France (AP) — Having ridden nearly 3,200 kilometers (almost 2,000 miles), over four mountain ranges, Tour de France rider Lukas Pöstlberger was forced by a bee sting to the mouth to abandon Friday with the finish in Paris just two days away. The Austrian rider, who has devoted his Tour...
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