After Bernal, Quintana, Lopez Glory Years, Colombian Cycling In Hard Times
Jan 27, 2023A decade ago when the whippet-like Nairo Quintana burst onto the scene with stunning mountain escapes, Colombian cyclists looked poised to take over the world.
Nairo Quintana Vows To Fight On Despite Lack Of Team
Jan 25, 2023Colombian great Nairo Quintana insisted on Wednesday he was not ready to give up after local media had speculated he would announce his retirement after failing to find a new team for this season.
Quintana Pulls Out Of La Vuelta After His Tour De France Disqualification
Aug 18, 2022Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana said Thursday he will not race in the Vuelta a Espana, following his disqualification from the Tour de France for taking a banned pain medication.
Nairo Quintana Disqualified from 2022 Tour De France Over Tramadol Use
Aug 17, 2022Colombian Nairo Quintana has been retrospectively disqualified from this year's Tour de France after testing positive for tramadol, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced on Wednesday.
Volta A Catalunya Classification Battle Continues In Snowy Mountains
Mar 24, 2022Portuguese rider João Almeida won the fifth stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Thursday ahead of Nairo Quintana, who took the overall race lead.
Four Favorites For Paris-Nice 2022
Mar 3, 2022Paris-Nice is a race that has it all. Explosive mountain stages loom at the end of a string of technical, twisty classics-style races. While dubbed The Race To The Sun, there is often a rainy and cold mix of springtime weather thrown in to enhance the drama.
Les 5 Étapes Les Plus Importantes Du Tour de France 2021
Jun 1, 2021Chaque instant du Tour de France risque de faire basculer la course, mais voici les cinq étapes les plus susceptibles de décider du classement final de l’édition 2021.
Postlberger Double Joy At Dauphine, Froome Fails To Follow
May 31, 2021Lukas Postlberger of Bora-Hansgrohe won a hilly second stage of the Criterium du Dauphine on Monday to claim the overall leader's yellow jersey.
The 2021 Tour de France's Two Time Trials Are The Key To The Yellow Jersey
May 18, 2021Races have been won and lost in the race against the clock in some of the most dramatic and poetic narratives in cycling history, from Greg Lemond’s record setting 8-second winning margin over Laurent Fignon in 1989, to the gut wrenching meltdown of Primoz Roglic on the penultimate day of the 2020 Tour de France.
Geraint Thomas Leads Top Five Favorites For The Critérium du Dauphiné
May 11, 2021The Critérium du Dauphiné reliably reveals who is on form for the Tour de France, which comes just three weeks later. While it is not the only preparatory race for the Tour, the Critérium du Dauphiné is used every year by many of the top general classification contenders to catapult themselves to success in the Tour.
2020 Tour de France Prize Money Overall Totals And Stage Breakdown
May 6, 20212020 Tour de France prize money broken out for the overall running totals and the daily stage totals for teams and individual riders.
The Top 5 Most Important Stages In The 2021 Tour de France
May 1, 2021The 2021 Tour de France covers 3,383 kilometers. Any one of those kilometers can provide the right mixture of circumstances for a race-winning attack, or a race-losing mishap. Such is the nature of the sport.
Don't Call It A Warmup, Tour de la Provence Attracts Bernal, Alaphilippe
Feb 10, 2021Tour de la Provence is a relatively new four-day stage race in the south of France, and is defined by one key feature. That feature is of course, the Giant of Provence, Mont Ventoux.
'Nothing To Hide': Tour de France Team Leader Quintana Denies Doping
Sep 23, 2020The lead rider of a Tour de France team caught up in a doping investigation said he had "nothing to hide" after two unnamed members of the French outfit were briefly detained before being released.
Recap: Roglic Tightens Grip On Tour As Martinez Wins Mountain Struggle
Sep 11, 2020Primoz Roglic extended his lead in the Tour de France on Friday as Daniel Martinez scored a first stage win for US team Education First by triumphing in a titanic mountain battle.