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Viviani wins European Road Cycling Champs

Elia Viviani of Italy capped an already successful summer with victory in the road race at the European Championships in Alkmaar. Viviani won a two-man sprint ahead of Yves Lampaert of Belgium after crosswinds played havoc with the peloton during the final 11 laps of the 165-km (102.5-mile) race. Pascal Ackermann of Germany finished third, ...

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Cyclist Lambrecht dies after crash

Lotto-Soudal rider Bjorg Lambrecht has died following a crash at the Tour of Poland. The 22-year-old Belgian fell in the final 100km of the third stage and was taken to hospital after being resuscitated, according to race organisers. But his team confirmed he passed away on Monday. The biggest tragedy possible that could happen to the family, friends and teammates ...

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'Freak accident felt like Grey's Anatomy scene'

Team Ineos cyclist Chris Froome says his horror crash at the Criterium du Dauphine felt like a “freak incident” from a television drama. The four-time Tour de France winner suffered a fractured neck, femur, ribs and broken hip after crashing into a wall on a trial route of the Dauphine. In a video released by Team Ineos, Froome, speaking for ...

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