Santa Maria di Sala: Italy’s Damiano Cima of the Nippo team snatched victory with a sprint finish, holding off a late charge in Thursday’s 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia as Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz tightened his grip on the leader’s pink jersey with three days left. Cima had been part of a long range breakaway and edged Germany’s Pascal Ackermann, who headed up the charging peloton, on the line after nearly five hours in the saddle,
Osama Al Shafar, President of the Asian Cycling Confederation and UAE Cycling Federation, has hailed the impact of the NAS Cycling Challenge in the growth of the sport in the country. A part of the Nad al Sheba Sports Tournament since the first year, the two-night 7th NAS Cycling Challenge came to a close on Saturday night
DUBAI: The organising committee of the UAE Tour, the only UCI World Tour cycle race in the Middle East, met recently to adopt the final report on the inaugural edition of the Tour, which was held from Feb.24 to March 3. All 18 UCI World Teams took part in the 2019 UAE Tour, which was a first for Asia, and the race
Italy’s Cesare Benedetti won Thursday’s 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia at Pinerolo in the Italian Alps ahead of compatriot Damiano Caruso. Slovenian Jan Polanc took the overall lead. It was the first win for 31-year-old Bora rider Benedetti who led a long break-away group in the first mountain stage after the 158km run from Cuneo.
ABU DHABI: The UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy continues to inspire future cycling champions, with hundreds turning out at Yas Marina Circuit to celebrate the success of the team’s latest cycling initiative. Over 120 youngsters took part in the UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy Open Day
The Russian thereby climbs to third in the overall standings, which is where the now 29-year-old finished on the 2017 Giro.
Limburg: Just as the excitement from the first Grand Tour of the year subsides, the riders of UAE Team Emirates are back in action with their Emirati talisman at the helm. The long weekend of racing begins on June 7 as Yousif Mirza heads up a five-man outfit for the second edition of the Hammer Series – this time in the Dutch city
UAE Team Emirates has announced a grand team for the season’s biggest Grand Tour, as eight riders gear up to take on the 2019 Tour de France which gets underway from July 6 to 28.
Pakistani and international cyclists take part in the Tour de Khunjerab, one of the world's highest altitude cycling competitions, near the Pakistan-China Khunjerab border.