Porte (centre) becomes the first Australian to win the Tour de Suisse in 33 years Australian Richie Porte won the Tour de Suisse as BMC team-mate Stefan Kung took time-trial victory in the final stage in Bellinzona. Switzerland’s Kung, 24, was the only rider to complete the 34.1km course in under 40 minutes. He finished
Victory in Colwyn Bay marked Lepisto’s second stage win – with her first coming in 2016 American Coryn Rivera won the 2018 Women’s Tour as Finland’s Lotta Lepisto sprinted to victory on the final stage from Dolgellau to Colwyn Bay. Cervelo-Bigla rider Lepisto crossed the line first, with Italy’s Giorgia Bronzini second and the Netherlands’
Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen timed her sprint to perfection to win stage four of the Women’s Tour in Worcester – her first individual victory of 2018. The Boels-Dolmans rider crossed the line ahead of Lotta Lepisto and 2014 champion Marianne Vos, who finished second and third respectively. Victory on the 130km route from Evesham was Boels-Dolmans’
Sarah Roy has now won two stages on the Women’s Tour, after victory on stage four last year Australia’s Sarah Roy sprinted to victory to win stage three of the Women’s Tour in Leamington Spa. The Mitchelton-Scott rider held off the challenge of Giorgia Bronzini and 2014 champion Marianne Vos, with the pair finishing second
Coryn Rivera, right, narrowly edged out Marianne Vos in Daventry American Coryn Rivera edged out Marianne Vos in a thrilling sprint finish to win stage two and move into the overall lead of the Women’s Tour. A reduced peloton contested the sprint after a late climb on the 145km stage, with Rivera’s bike throw denying
How RideLondon is encouraging young riders to try cycling Younger and newer cyclists are being given an opportunity to take part in RideLondon-Surrey 2018 with the launch of a new 19-mile event. The new ride – which is open to people 12 years and over – will start from Sandown Racecourse and take in the
D’Hoore crossed the line first in a sprint finish in Southwold, Suffolk Belgium’s Jolien D’Hoore won the first stage of the Women’s Tour just three weeks after breaking her collarbone. A sprint finish saw the Mitchelton-Scott rider, 28, win in a time of three hours 14 minutes 39 seconds. Ale Cipollini’s Marta Bastianelli was second
Greg Rutherford has revealed he plans to try track cycling once he retires from athletics Greg Rutherford plans to switch to track cycling after he retires from athletics this summer. The London 2012 long jump champion announced his retirement from the sport due to persistent injuries, but says he still has the “power” for cycling.
The 2018 Women’s Tour will have its own dedicated television coverage Britain’s Hannah Barnes believes other cycling events can learn from how the Women’s Tour champions equality with its men’s version, the Tour of Britain. This year the Women’s Tour has more than doubled its prize fund to match the sums awarded in the men’s
Froome has now won the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta Espana and Tour de France Chris Froome has been unfairly treated in his anti-doping case and his reputation will always be “tarnished”, says ex-world champion Lizzie Deignan. Froome was found to have double the allowed level of a legal asthma drug in his urine after a test
Colbrelli (orange shirt, third from left) takes the finishing line in stage three on Monday Bahrain-Merida rider Sonny Colbrelli prevailed in a sprint finish to claim the third stage of the Tour de Suisse. The 28-year-old Italian negotiated the 182km run from Oberstammheim to Gansingen to win in four hours 39 minutes and 50 seconds.
Storey won double gold on the road at the Rio 2016 Paralympics Fourteen-time Paralympic champion Sarah Storey will return to the Great Britain team at the Para-cycling Road World Championships this summer. The 40-year-old welcomed her second child, Charlie, in October 2017. Storey – a 23-time world champion – has now been named in a
Geraint Thomas celebrates winning the Criterium du Dauphine with team Sky Geraint Thomas says winning the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine is the finest result of his career on the road. The Welshman, 32, is a double Olympic champion on the track and won stage one of the 2017 Tour de France, wearing the leader’s yellow
Rachel Atherton has won the overall World Cup title five times Great Britain’s Rachel Atherton won gold at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup leg in Leogang, Austria. It was a first World Cup win of the season for four-time world downhill champion Atherton, 30. Compatriot Tahnee Seagrave, who won her first World Cup event
Geraint Thomas (centre) celebrates victory over Adam Yates (right) and Romain Bardet (left) Geraint Thomas won the 70th Criterium du Dauphine in France to give Team Sky their sixth victory in the race in the past eight years. The Welshman, 32, finished one minute ahead of nearest rival Adam Yates, who won the final stage.
Weaver raced the Giro Rosa in Italy less than six months after the crash Molly Weaver broke her neck, five vertebrae, her sternum, a shoulder and four ribs, punctured a lung and tore a kidney when she was hit by a car. The professional cyclist could have been killed, or at the very least paralysed.
Thomas took the leader’s yellow jersey for the first time on stage five Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas extended his lead at the Criterium du Dauphine by finishing second in the French race’s penultimate stage. Astana’s Pello Bilbao came through late on to win the gruelling 110km sixth stage, which featured four major climbs and a
BMX made its third successive Olympic appearance at Rio 2016 BMX World Championships Venue: Baku, Azerbaijan Date: 9-10 June Coverage: Sunday, 10 June: 17:50-20:40 BST, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website, BBC Sport app and Connected TV Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, is hosting BMX’s annual World Championships for the first time this weekend, and