Men's cycling

Switzerland's Marc Hirschi of the Sunweb team, left, climbs the 'Wall of Huy' during the Belgian cycling classic and UCI World Tour race Fleche Wallonne, in Huy, Belgium, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Switzerland's Marc Hirschi of the Sunweb team placed first in the event. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
September 30, 2020 - 11:12 am
HUY, Belgium (AP) — Marc Hirschi extended his stellar run in a breakout cycling season to win the Fleche Wallonne one-day classic on Wednesday. In his first start at the race defined by the short but grueling Mur de Huy finishing climb, the 22-year-old Swiss rider went clear in the last 100 meters...
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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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Colombia's Egan Bernal and Slovakia's Peter Sagan ride at the end of 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 16, 2020 - 3:16 am
GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Defending Tour de France champion Egan Bernal has pulled out of the race ahead of a mammoth stage in the Alps, his Ineos Grenadiers team said Wednesday. Bernal had been struggling since last weekend's stage in the Jura mountains, where he dropped more than seven minutes on...
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Australia's Caleb Ewan celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 198 kilometers (123 miles), with start in Nice and finish in Sisteron, southern France, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Benoit Tessier, Pool via AP)
August 31, 2020 - 1:15 pm
SISTERON, France (AP) — A basketball player weaving through the defense. A skier dancing between the gates. A soccer player dribbling zig-zag toward the goal. Australian rider Caleb Ewan borrowed the playbook from other sports as he slalomed through the bunch to win a sprint finish and claim the...
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Slovenia's Primoz Roglic, center, rides with teammates during a training session in Nice, southern France, ahead of upcoming Saturday's start of the race, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. The Tour de France sets off shrouded in uncertainty and riding in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and mounting infections in France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
August 28, 2020 - 11:52 am
NICE (AP) — The dominant force at the Tour de France for most of the last decade, the Ineos team of defending champion Egan Bernal is seeing its supremacy challenged, and this year's race could well be the one marking a major shift of power in cycling. Since Bradley Wiggins' triumph at the marquee...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Sergei Zubov, Hayley Wickenheiser, Jim Rutherford, Vaclav Nedomansky and Guy Carbonneau flip pucks in the air during a ceremony in Toronto. The Hockey Hall of Fame has postponed its 2020 induction because of the pandemic. The ceremony was to have taken place Nov. 16 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
August 10, 2020 - 9:24 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ he Olympic Council of Asia has postponed the sixth Asian Beach Games in China to April 2-10 next year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The games were initially scheduled to be staged in Sanya, China, from Nov...
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June 11, 2020 - 4:12 pm
Officials from USA Cycling plan to take advantage of the yearlong delay of the Tokyo Olympics caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and a big step came with the announcement Thursday of a preliminary roster in three of its disciplines. The governing body revealed the names of 38 riders who could...
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FILE -This June 14, 1998 file photo shows Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan looking up at the score during the third quarter of their NBA Finals game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. “The Last Dance,” ESPN’s docuseries detailing the 1998 and final season of the Chicago Bulls championship dynasty, has served as a reminder to basketball fans of the greatness of Michael Jordan on the court. It also shed light on his worldwide marketing allure. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
May 19, 2020 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In basketball terms, “The Last Dance” had a strong fourth quarter. The last two episodes of the 10-part Michael Jordan documentary, strung out over the last five Sunday nights, averaged 5.9 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. It was simulcast on ESPN and ESPN2. That's easily...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, Jason Hackedorn looks into Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians baseball team, in Cleveland. With the distinct possibility of pro sports resuming in empty venues, a recent poll suggests a majority of U.S. fans wouldn't feel safe attending games anyway without a coronavirus vaccine.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 05, 2020 - 3:53 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Miami Dolphins say their stadium has committed to becoming the first to receive accreditation from a cleaning industry association for infectious disease prevention efforts. The Global Biorisk Advisory Council...
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In this image taken on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Italian professional cyclist Davide Martinelli, rides his bike after collecting medicine at a pharmacy to be delivered to residents in Rovato, near Brescia, Northern Italy. There are no fans lining the road. No teammates providing support. And no race to win. Professional cyclist Davide Martinelli has achieved a moral victory, though, by using his bike to help deliver medicine to elderly residents of his hometown in northern Italy during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 17, 2020 - 4:22 am
ROVATO, Italy (AP) — There are no fans lining the road. No teammates providing support. And there is no race to win. Professional cyclist Davide Martinelli has achieved a moral victory, though, by using his bike to help deliver medicine to elderly residents and others in need during the coronavirus...
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