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Police arrest 13 children in Kajang for dangerous cycling

The children, aged 9 to 15, were seen carrying out dangerous antics while cycling as a group down a hill in Kajang.

Disgraced cyclist Jan Ullrich fined for attack on escort

Jan Ullrich allegedly assaulted the escort after the woman attempted to run away from him.

Relief for Tokyo 2020 after smooth triathlon mixed relay test

The mixed relay, a new event for Tokyo 2020 involving two men and two women, was won by France in a photo finish from Great Britain after a nail-biting final sprint.

Mahathir cycles 11km in 45 minutes

A YouTube video shows him spiritedly cycling between Cyberjaya and Putrajaya this morning.

Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht dead after Poland crash

Polish news website Onet reports that Lambrecht collided with a concrete structure around 30 kilometres into the race after it suddenly began to rain.

Bernal hails Tour de France triumph

Egan Bernal, 22, is the youngest rider in more than a century to win the Tour de France.

Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta crown after Cobo doping ban

The now-retired Cobo was found to have 'abnormalities' in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011.

Recycled bikes get Myanmar kids to school

Mike Than Tun Win saw an opportunity when he heard bike-sharing companies left thousands of cycles in 'graveyards'.

Malaysian trio cycle home 16,000 km from Britain

Their adventure took more than a year, across 13 countries, with a five-hour grilling by security forces in Khazakstan.

Veteran Gilbert wins Paris-Roubaix

6 riders, including defending champion Peter Sagan, broke away with around 55km remaining.

LTdL: Malaysia national team emerge 2nd best in Asia

Team manager Amrun Misnuh says the achievement can be improved in the coming years by focusing on training the actual routes of the tour and the mountain stage.

Tour de Langkawi is Malaysia’s pride, says Mahathir

The prime minister says many have fond memories of the cycling event, which enters its 24th edition this year.

Team Sky to stay on road under new owners as Team...

The British-registered outfit have been seeking new funding after media company Sky said it would end its ownership and sponsorship at the end of 2019.

Riders face hefty fines for throwing bidons

Bidons, or water bottles, flying into roadside hedges are a common sight in professional cycling.

Could electric bikes be even better for seniors’ health than regular...

The findings showed that all cyclists benefited from a boost to cognitive function and mental health, regardless of which bike they used.

Copenhagen to host 2021 Tour de France depart

The move follows a trend of starting the Tour outside France with Brussels hosting this year's Grand Depart, German city Dusseldorf having the honour in 2017 and Utrecht in the Netherlands launching the race in 2015.

Pocket Rocketman Azizul clinches gold at Asian track cycling championship

The Asian Games 2018 gold medallist beats Xu Chao of China in the final.

Tour de France winner Thomas voted UK sports personality

The Welshman beat out F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and World Cup Golden Boot winner Harry Kane into 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Former British cycling champion Sherwen dies at 62

The former British champion had an 11th-place finish in the Milan-San Remo race in 1980 and was 15th in the Paris-Roubaix race four years later.

Geraint Thomas: Wiggins’s Armstrong comments ‘publicity seeking’

Thomas, who rode with Wiggins for Britain and Team Sky, told AFP after finishing second in the Tour's Shanghai Criterium that he did not share the opinion of his former team-mate.

Froome to start 2019 season in Colombia

Chris Froome will kick off his 2019 campaign by riding in the Vuelta a Colombia.

Valverde wins Saitama Criterium

Alejandro Valverde beat Geraint Thomas and Yukiya Arashiro to take the title.

Froome tempted but uncertain of Giro d’Italia title defence

Chris Froome is still uncertain whether he will defend his Giro d'Italia title.

Froome’s bid for fifth Tour win to start in Brussels

Chris Froome's quest for his fifth Tour de France title will begin in Brussels.