Mark Cavendish is not certain of a place in the 2020 Tour de France with his new team Bahrain McLaren, says their general manager Rod Ellingworth. Cavendish, 34, was not picked for the 2019 race by previous team Dimension Data, but wants to add to his 30 stage wins to catch Eddy Merckx’s record 34.
Australian Olympic BMX hopeful Kai Sakakibara is in a medically-induced coma after sustaining a “severe head injury” at a World Cup event. The 23-year-old fell during his opening round heat in Bathurst, New South Wales, on Saturday. He was sedated at the scene before being airlifted to Canberra Hospital, where he has had surgery to
Organisers of the RideLondon cycling event are “urgently looking into” a data breach involving potential participants’ personal details. It is unclear how many applicants have been affected by the issue which saw entrants receive other people’s ballot results. The events, due to be held in August, is open to 80,000 applications and last year 28,032
Track Cycling World Championships 2020 Venue: Velodrom, Berlin Dates: Wednesday, 26 February – Sunday, 1 March Coverage: Live action on the Red Button and website from 26 February to 1 March; network highlights on BBC 2 on Sat 29 Feb and Sun 1 March Mark Cavendish has missed out on a track spot for this
Media playback is not supported on this device Rachel Atherton has targeted a return to fitness before downhill mountain biking’s first World Cup race of 2020 on Sunday, 22 March in Lousa, Portugal. The five-time world champion has been out since rupturing her Achilles while competing in Les Gets, France, in July. “It feels like
The Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation says it did investigate alleged links between Astana’s Jakob Fuglsang and Lance Armstrong’s former medic but opted against disciplinary proceedings. Fuglsang denied meeting banned doctor Michele Ferrari after a leaked CADF report appeared in Danish outlets Politiken and DR and Norway’s VG. The report alleged fellow Astana rider Alexey Lutsenko also
Astana rider Jakob Fuglsang has denied working with banned doctor Michele Ferrari following reports claiming he has been investigated for training with Lance Armstrong’s former medic. Danish outlets Politiken and DR and Norway’s VG claim to have a leaked 2019 Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) report that alleges Fuglsang has been seen working with Ferrari. It
Mark Cavendish will make first appearance for Bahrain-McLaren at the Saudi Tour this week, the team has announced. Cavendish signed for the WorldTour squad over the winter after spending four years with Dimension Data. The 34-year-old Manxman is targeting his first victory on the road since the start of the 2018 season. The five-day Saudi
Jaco van Gass claimed victory in the men’s C3 scratch and omnium events as Great Britain won four golds on the final day of the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Canada. The 33-year-old rode a lap clear to triumph in the scratch, sealing the overall omnium title in the process. Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott
Great Britain’s Tom Pidcock won a silver medal in the men’s elite race at the World Cyclo-cross Championships in Dubendorf, Switzerland. In his first ride at a senior World Championships, the 20-year-old finished one minute 20 seconds behind the Netherlands’ Mathieu van der Poel, who also won in 2015 and 2019. Pidcock won the under-23
2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Dates: 30 January-2 February Venue: Milton, Canada Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website. Watch live coverage here. Sarah Storey successfully defended her C5 individual pursuit and scratch race titles as Great Britain won five golds on day three of the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton, Canada.
Ceylin Alvarado pips her Dutch compatriot in an incredibly tight finish in the women’s elite race at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Dubendorf, Switzerland. The UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships continue on Sunday 2 February from 11:55 GMT – watch live on BBC Sport website and iPlayer. Available to UK users only.
2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Dates: 30 January-2 February Venue: Milton, Canada Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website. Watch live coverage here. Britain’s Jaco van Gass won C3 kilo time trial gold at the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Canada. The 33-year-old, who was born in South Africa, was crowned world champion
2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Dates: 30 January-2 February Venue: Milton, Canada Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website. Watch live coverage here. Jody Cundy won Britain’s first gold medal of the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton, Canada. The 16-time track world champion, 41, clocked one minute 5.087 seconds to win the
UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships 2020 Coverage: BBC Red Button, Sport website, app and connected TV Saturday 1 Feb: Men’s U-23 race 11:50-13:15 Elite Women’s race: 13:50-15:05, replay 17:25-18:40 (not Red Button) Sunday 2 Feb: Elite Men’s race: 13:20-15:00 (not Red Button) Tom Pidcock, Beth Crumpton and Evie Richards will lead the charge for Great Britain
2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Dates: 30 January-2 February Venue: Milton, Canada Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website. Watch live coverage via http://www.uci.org/ It was during his second tour to Afghanistan, two weeks away from returning home, that Jaco van Gass was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. Its devastation was instant. Van
Britain’s Laura Kenny and Neah Evans won Madison gold at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Milton, Canada. Four-time Olympic champion Kenny, 27, and Evans, 29, clinched the title ahead of Belgium in second place, with the United States in third. Their British team-mate Ethan Hayter placed fourth in the men’s omnium in Milton,
Britain’s Matthew Holmes won the final stage of the Tour Down Under as Australia’s Richie Porte sealed the overall title for the second time. Tasmanian Porte, 34, has won the Willunga Hill stage in the past six editions of the tour but was beaten up the climb by Lotto-Soudal rider Holmes. Porte trailed Daryl Impey