Road cycling

Britain's Tao Geoghegan Hart rides past the gothic cathedral after completing the final stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, a 15.7 kilometers (9.756 miles) individual time trial from Cernusco sul Naviglio to Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
October 25, 2020 - 11:02 am
MILAN (AP) — In one of the most exciting final stages of a Grand Tour, British rider Tao Geoghegan Hart won the Giro d’Italia on Sunday, edging out Australian Jai Hindley by just 39 seconds. That was all that separated them after nearly 3,500 kilometers (2,175 miles) of racing. For the first time...
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Cyclist Fernando Gaviria wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as he attends the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, from Cervia to Monselice, Italy, on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Colombian sprinter Gaviria is the latest cyclist to test positive for the coronavirus and be withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia. Gaviria and a staff member for Team AG2R La Mondiale were the only positives out of 492 tests carried out Sunday and Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Marco Alpozzi/LaPresse via AP)
October 20, 2020 - 3:47 am
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria became the latest cyclist to test positive for the coronavirus and be withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday as the race heads toward an uncertain conclusion this weekend. A staff member for Team AG2R La Mondiale was the only other...
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Steven Kruijswijk waves prior to the eight stage of the Giro d'Italian cycling race from San Salvo to Roccaraso, Sunday Oct. 11, 2020. All riders and team staff members were tested for COVID-19 over the last 48 hours coinciding with Monday’s rest day with a total of 571 tests performed. Team Jumbo-Visma announced that Steven Kruijswijk came back positive and was withdrawn. (Gian Mattia D'Alberto/LaPresse via AP)
October 13, 2020 - 6:20 am
ROME (AP) — The Giro d’Italia was thrown into chaos Tuesday when two full teams, another overall contender and one more elite rider withdrew from the cycling race following a series of positive tests for the coronavirus. The Mitchelton-Scott and Jumbo-Visma teams left the race before Stage 10. Four...
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The sun sets over court 14 as Italy's Jannik Sinner, right, and Argentina's Federico Coria, left, play their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
October 05, 2020 - 11:03 am
PARIS (AP) — Practically alone with a buffet of tennis to gorge on at the pandemic-skewered French Open like no other, Christophe Bailly glanced at his watch and reluctantly realized that not only was it past bedtime for his 9-year-old but that the reception from his wife would be frosty if he didn...
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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 - 4:42 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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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 - 5:57 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 - 6:09 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 - 12:16 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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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 - 2:16 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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Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, wearing the best young rider's white jersey, crosses the finish line ahead of Slovenia's Primoz Roglic, wearing the oveall leader's yellow jersey, left, to win stage 15 of the Tour de France cycling race over 174.5 kilometers (108.4 miles) from Lyon to Grand Colombier pass, France, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, Pool)
September 13, 2020 - 1:28 pm
GRAND COLOMBIER, France (AP) — The Tour de France boiled down to a battle between its two star Slovenian riders Sunday as last year's winner Egan Bernal dropped out of realistic contention. Tadej Pogacar beat yellow jersey-holder Primoz Roglic in a dramatic mountaintop finish to Stage 15, though...
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