Four times a winner: British cyclist Mark Cavendish shows the number of wins so far after capturing the 13th stage in the Giro d'Italia race from Busseto to Cherasco on Friday.
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Calling it a "heartbreaking" decision, defending champion Ryder Hesjedal has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia after struggling to regain the form that led him to victory in 2012.
Ag2r La Mondiale manager Vincent Lavenu has stated his team will not take part in next month's Critrium du Dauphin if Sylvain Georges ' positive test for Heptaminol is confirmed.
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The world's top cycling body has been accused of failing to act since the unmasking of seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong as a drugs cheat.
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As such, word from the race is that Bradley might not finish the final stages. France and a Stage 12 finish that almost entirely eliminated him from contention at the Tour of Italy, reports leaked on Thursday that Wiggins might pull himself out of the race completely.
Omega Pharma Quick Step's Mark Cavendish easily won a sprint from Nacer Bouhanni of FDJ in Treviso to take stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia, while his countryman Bradley Wiggins of Sky saw his chances of overall victory disappear.
Eighty-four miles of pedaling through the hills between Santa Clarita and Santa Barbara came down to a mad dash in the final 100 meters on Cabrillo Boulevard.
ASADA officials have travelled to the United States to pick the brain of the man who drafted the WADA code and helped crack the BALCO and Lance Armstrong doping cases.
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German Jens Voigt captured the fifth stage with a solo climb to the hillside finish line, giving him a six-second victory over runner-up Tyler Farrar.
Ton up: Mark Cavendish celebrates the 100th stage victory of his career, 13 of which have been in the Giro d'Italia. Photo: AFP TREVISO: Cadel Evans remained second overall as Britain's Mark Cavendish won the rain-lashed 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday and ailing Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins fell further off the pace.
Three-time champion jockey Frankie Dettori says he "feels like Lance Armstrong" as he prepares for a return to action after a six-month drugs ban.
Pat McQuaid's bid for a further term as president of cycling's world governing body has been endorsed by Swiss Cycling.