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Cycling

Cheung King-lok bags bronze at track world championships, but Sarah Lee surrenders her crown

Promising Hong Kong youngster Cheung King-lok came close to a World Championships gold medal in the men's scratch race but in the end had to settle for bronze this morning.

Friday, 28 February, 2014, 10:29pm

Sarah Lee Wai-sze tops World Cup sprint standings after third-place finish in Mexico

Sarah Lee Wai-sze could only manage third place in the women's sprint in the third and final World Cup leg in Guadalajara, Mexico but the result was still good enough to send her to top of the series before next month's World Championships.

The Hong Kong rider made it to the semi-finals where she met Lin Junhong of China, the National Games champion.

19 Jan 2014 - 10:16pm

Ryder Hesjedal latest cyclist to admit to doping

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal, winner of the 2012 Giro d’Italia, became the latest rider to admit to a troubled past when he said  he had doped “more than 10 years ago”.

“I have loved and lived this sport but more than a decade ago I chose the wrong path,” said the Garmin-Sharp rider in a statement.

31 Oct 2013 - 10:46am

Wong Kam-po may carry on competing for Hong Kong

Veteran cyclist Wong Kam-po may continue to compete after the East Asian Games as the former Hong Kong ace ponders his future.

The 80-kilometre road race which starts Sunday in Tuanbo Lake, southwest of Tianjin, was set to be the last race for the 40-year-old veteran after he was recalled by head coach Shen Jinkang to the squad this summer.

11 Oct 2013 - 8:02pm

Tour of Lombardy provide revenge for worlds’ losers

At least three of the world’s top one-day classics riders could be forgiven for having a degree of revenge on their minds when they line up for Tour of Lombardy on Sunday.

The Italian classic, one of five one-day ‘Monuments’ popularly known as the ‘Race of the Falling Leaves’, traditionally signals the end of the one-day racing season in Europe ahead of the autumn months.

4 Oct 2013 - 1:41pm

Nibali clings to Tour of Spain lead after Horner attack

Vincenzo Nibali’s overall lead in the Tour of Spain was cut to just three seconds after race rival Chris Horner beat the Italian on the gruelling ascent to the summit of Pena Cabarga at the end of Thursday’s stage 18.

13 Sep 2013 - 1:44pm

Judge orders Armstrong to answer doping questions

A Texas judge is pushing Lance Armstrong closer to his first sworn testimony on details of his performance-enhancing drug use, ordering the cyclist to answer questions about who knew what and when about his doping, including possibly his ex-wife and his attorneys.

4 Sep 2013 - 4:12pm

No positive tests this year Tour de France, says UCI

In 2013 the Tour de France had no positive drug test results, Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) director Francesca Rossi said at a media Open Day in Aigle, Switzerland on Tuesday.

21 Aug 2013 - 9:53am

Lance Armstrong’s lawyers ask US judge to dismiss fraud case

Lawyers for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong said on Tuesday that Armstrong’s former teammate Floyd Landis should be barred from suing Armstrong for fraud because Landis, like Armstrong, took performance-enhancing drugs.

24 Jul 2013 - 10:59am

Germany's Kittel wins 12th stage of Tour de France

 Germany’s Marcel Kittel overtook Mark Cavendish at the line on Thursday to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, and Chris Froome avoided a late crash in the main pack to preserve his big lead.

 Cavendish moved in front but Kittel gained ground and just beat him to the line to earn his second stage win in three days and third of this race.

12 Jul 2013 - 8:46am

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