Cycling

Huffman wins from breakaway in Stage 4 of Tour of California

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – Evan Huffman had spent nearly the entire day in a breakaway with four other riders at the Tour of California, his energy drained and his legs pushed to the limit in an...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World champ Sagan wins Stage 3 of Tour of California

MORRO BAY, Calif. – Peter Sagan was so far back of the leaders after making the final turn to the finish, and turned up the speed so quickly to overcome them, that he couldn’t even remember which...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dumoulin dominates ‘wine trial’ at Giro d’Italia

MONTEFALCO, Italy – Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin dominated an individual time trial through Umbria’s winemaking region to take the pink jersey after the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday....

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Majka wins second stage, takes Tour of California lead

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Rafal Majka and George Bennett knew they won’t be able to touch some of the other big names in the time trial at the Tour of California, so they looked at the hilly profile of...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Quintana takes Giro lead as crash slows other contenders

ROCCAMORICE, Italy — Nairo Quintana rode away from his main rivals up the grueling climb to Blockhaus to win the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia and take the leader’s pink jersey in a leg that was...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Coryn Rivera wins third stage of Women’s Tour of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Coryn Rivera brought her winning ways back to home soil. The American cyclist out-sprinted Arlenis Sierra and Giorgia Bronzini on Saturday to win the third stage of the Women’s...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Izaguirre wins stage, Jungels keeps Giro lead despite crash

PESCHICI, Italy – Spanish rider Gorka Izaguirre profited from a crash on the short but steep concluding climb to win the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday while Bob Jungels held on to...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Katie Hall wins Stage 2 to take Tour of California lead

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Katie Hall caught and passed Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen in the last mile Friday to win the second stage of the Woman’s Tour of California and assume the...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Australia’s Ewan wins 7th stage of Giro

ALBEROBELLO, Italy — After three top-10 finishes in the opening week, Caleb Ewan of Australia finally won a stage in the Giro d’Italia on Friday. The Australian rider with the Orica Scott team...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Victorious Coryn Rivera heads home for Tour of California

American cyclist Coryn Rivera long ago established her credentials on home soil, winning so many national championships in so many disciplines that she sometimes lost track of the total. It stands...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Payson McElveen bests buddy Howard Grotts for mountain bike national title

Howard Grotts knew one of his stiffest competitors would be one of his best friends. But not even that friend thought he could win a national championship so soon in his professional career. Payson...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Slovenia’s Polanc wins Giro d’Italia fourth stage

ETNA, Sicily – Slovenian rider Jan Polanc produced a remarkable ride after making an early breakaway to win stage four of the Giro d’Italia on the summit of Mount Etna on Tuesday. The UAE Team...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports