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Fan involved in crash at Tour de France arrested: report

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
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Gendarmes in Brittany on Wednesday arrested a fan involved in a massive pileup at the Tour de France during the opening stage at cycling's biggest event, local media reported.

6 cyclists in critical condition after being plowed by pickup truck in Arizona bike race

Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Police say a driver in a pickup truck has plowed into bicyclists competing in a community road race in Arizona, critically injuring several riders.

Canadian cyclist Mike Woods falls short at Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic

Sunday, April 25th, 2021
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Michael Woods' late charge fell just short Sunday as the Canadian rider finished fifth in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic.

Primoz Roglic wins 2nd straight Spanish Vuelta, solidifying status as top rider

Sunday, November 8th, 2020
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Primoz Roglic of Slovenia clinched his second consecutive Spanish Vuelta victory with an uneventful final ride into Madrid on Sunday. Richard Carapaz, the first Ecuadorean to reach the podium, and Hugh Carthy placed second and third, respectively.

Tadej Pogacar, 21, set to become youngest Tour de France champ, post-WWII

Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic in the last stage Saturday before the finish in Paris, all but guaranteeing that he'll win the title at cycling's greatest race.

Canada’s Mike Woods wins Stage 3 of Tirreno, takes overall lead at Italian race

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Powering up a climb so steep that bystanders gave riders helping pushes, Canadian racer Michael Woods won Stage 3 of the Tirreno-Adriatico on Wednesday and took the overall lead.

Canada’s Mike Woods to ride with British star cyclist Chris Froome in 2021

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Cyclist and Ottawa native Mike Woods is joining British star Chris Froome next season at Team Israel Start-Up Nation, which is co-owned by Canadian-born Sylvan Adams, a former Canadian Masters cycling champion who emigrated to Israel in 2015.

Canadian cyclists Simmerling, Mitchell using Olympic delay to their advantage

Friday, July 31st, 2020
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The postponement of this summer's Tokyo Olympics until 2021 has meant different things for different athletes. For alpine skier-turned-ski-cross racer-turned-cyclist Georgia Simmerling, it's meant putting off retirement. For track cycling up-and-comer Kelsey Mitchell, it's meant another year of seasoning.

Tour de France samples re-tested for unnamed substance: report

Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Samples from the 2017 Tour de France are being re-tested as authorities look for a previously undetectable performance-enhancing substance, Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reported on Saturday.

Tour de France postponed, to be held starting in late August

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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The Tour de France has been postponed to Aug. 29-Sept 20 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the International Cycling Union said on Wednesday.