Cycling

Cycling bodies in Norway, Denmark and Sweden have joined forces to launch a UCI Women’s WorldTour event which they claim will be the Tour de France for female athletes.

A number of councils have suspended funding for Welcome to Yorkshire pending the outcome of investigations into the organisation

Organisers of the Giro d’Italia have today (Monday) announced that the 2020 edition of the cycling ‘Grand Tour’ will commence in Budapest, Hungary. T

Pan-European pay-television broadcaster Sky, and its parent company 21st Century Fox, have today (Tuesday) confirmed the sale of its eponymous UCI WorldTour cycling team to UK petrochemicals manufacturer…

Copenhagen has been selected to host the Grand Départ of the Tour de France in 2021.

Telefónica has launched a virtual cycling competition as part of its sponsorship of the Movistar cycling Team.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced today (Friday) that the Scottish city of Glasgow will host the inaugural edition of the UCI Cycling World Championships in 2023

Cycling outfit Team Sky may have been handed a funding lifeline, amid uncertain prospects after UK pay-TV broadcaster Sky announced in December that it would be withdrawing its backing at the end of 2…

UCI Professional Continental cycling team Direct Energie has announced it plans to return to the top tier of the sport in 2019

After hosting the Tour de France's Grand Départ in 2014, Yorkshire is looking to host even more elite cycling events in addition to its very own Tour de Yorkshire, which was created as a legacy event in 2015. Ryan Herman talks to Welcome to Yorkshire's commercial director Peter Dodd about how the organisation plans to develop cycling events in the region.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has established one of the industry’s most innovative competition calendars, with its portfolio of events including the UCI Road World Championships, which took place most recently in September in Innsbruck, Austria. UCI business development manager Jérôme Lacroix explains how the body has honed its host city selection process.

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SportBusiness spoke to Dimension Data chief marketing officer Ruth Rowan about the genesis and evolution of the partnership, which started in 2015 and will run to cover the 2019 Tour.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has stated its intention to take its flagship event, the Road World Championships, to Africa for the first time in 2025

US bicycle and cycling products manufacturer Trek has become the first cycling brand to directly own a professional women’s road team with the formation of a new outfit.

Velon, the marketing, media and technology company for pro-road cycling, has brought its portfolio of UCI WorldTour shareholding members back up to 11 with the addition of German team Bora-Hansgrohe.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has today (Monday) closed a case against leading rider Chris Froome which had arisen last year following the disclosure of a positive test for excessive levels of the asthma drug salbutamol.

Cycling’s Six Day Series has expanded outside Europe for the first time with the addition of new events in Melbourne and Brisbane, the latter of which will form part of a new cycling festival for the Australian city.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has revealed plans for a new event encompassing all of the sport’s core disciplines, one of a number of initiatives under the ‘Agenda 2022’ banner.

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a $5m (€4m) settlement with the US federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have led to $100m in damages from the high-profile case in which the American admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his trophy-laden career.

Former International Cycling Union (UCI) president Brian Cookson has unveiled plans for what he hopes will be the leading team in the Women’s WorldTour.

Rwandan Cycling Federation (FERWACY) president Aimable Bayingana has said he is targeting bringing the Road World Championships to Africa for the first time.

Cycling’s Hammer Series will head to Asia later this year through the formation of a new event in Hong Kong.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has unveiled a series of measures to tackle the issue of ‘mechanical doping’ in the sport, which will include the use of a mobile x-ray unit throughout the 2018 season.

Team Dimension Data has become the latest UCI WorldTour outfit to partner up with Velon, the marketing, media and technology company for pro-road cycling, with a host of second-tier Pro Continental squads joining up on a formal basis for the first time.

Organisers of the Abu Dhabi Tour and the Dubai Tour have said they aim to create one of cycling’s leading events after announcing a merger of the two races.

Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), organiser of the Tour de France, has announced that the Grand Départ for the 2020 edition of the ‘Grand Tour’ cycling event will be held in the French city of Nice.