Vini Zabu suspended for 30 days after two positive doping tests

Vini Zabu have been suspended for a period of 30 days after two of their riders tested positive for banned substances in a 12-month period; world cycling governing body UCI confirmed on Monday the sanction had been imposed on the Italian cycling team By Reuters Last Updated: 19/04/21 6:54pm Matteo Spreafico failed two tests for …

Tour of Turkey 2021: Mark Cavendish secures back-to-back stage wins

Mark Cavendish followed up winning stage two of the Tour of Turkey on Monday by crossing the line first on stage three a day later; Cavendish held off Jasper Philipsen to win the 212-kilometre stage; prior to this week Cavendish last tasted success three years ago Last Updated: 13/04/21 2:10pm Mark Cavendish has won back-to-back …

Kevin Reza: 2020 Tour de France’s only black rider on racism and being a voice for diversity in cycling’s peloton

1:01 Tour de France cyclist Kevin Reza explains why punishments for racism need to be much harsher Tour de France cyclist Kevin Reza explains why punishments for racism need to be much harsher Kevin Reza’s facial expression remains serious as he describes his newfound freedom in discussing racial inequality in cycling and society at large. …

Mark Cavendish ends three-year wait for victory with Tour of Turkey stage win

Mark Cavendish tasted success for the first time in three years on Monday when he won the second stage of the Tour of Turkey; he outsprinted Belgian Jasper Philipsen to win the stage; Cavendish last raised his arms aloft after the third stage of the Dubai Tour in February 2018 By Reuters Last Updated: 12/04/21 …

Paris-Roubaix postponed until October due to coronavirus pandemic

Last year’s Paris-Roubaix was cancelled and the 20201 edition – featuring a separate women’s race for the first time – will now take place on October 2 and 3; Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert is the defending men’s champion after he claimed victory in 2019 By PA Media Last Updated: 01/04/21 7:42pm The Paris-Roubaix course is infamously …

British Cycling: World Anti-Doping Agency launches investigation over allegations

A British rider’s urine sample from an out-of-competition test in 2010 allegedly contained irregular levels of a banned anabolic steroid; UKAD says trace amounts of ‘threshold substances’ can sometimes occur in the body naturally By Reuters Last Updated: 28/03/21 10:16am The World Anti-Doping Agency is investigating the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) agency over claims it allowed …