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Giro d’Italia postponed due to coronavirus

No new date for the first Grand Tour of the season has been announced but it was originally set for May 9-31. “RCS, having taken note of the national and international situation, announce the postponement of the 2020 Giro,” a statement said. Earlier on Friday, Hungary’s government announced the three …

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Team INEOS sport director Portal dies aged 40

Team INEOS have announced that sport director Nicolas Portal died suddenly on Tuesday aged only 40. Former rider Portal reportedly suffered a heart attack at his home in Andorra. The popular Frenchman ended his racing career in 2010 due to cardiac arrhythmia, but remained with Team Sky after retiring. Portal oversaw Chris Froome’s …

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Denmark pursuiters break new ground, Karaliok reigns again

Denmark shattered their own world record to become men’s team pursuit world champions, while Yauheni Karaliok regained his title in the scratch race on Thursday. The Danish pursuiters continued a dream UCI Track Cycling World Championships by becoming the first team to go under three minutes and 45 seconds. Lasse …

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Opening day gold for Germany as Netherlands send records tumbling

The women’s team sprint brought glory for host nation Germany at the Track Cycling World Championships as records were sent tumbling by the Netherlands in the men’s event. Pauline Grabosch and Emma Hinze delivered opening-day gold for Germany, overcoming Australia in the race for the title in Berlin. China got the …

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