Gree-Tour of Guangxi 2019, stage five – full results and standings: Fernando Gaviria wins sprint finish

Fernando Gaviria celebrates crossing the line in first - VeloUAE Team Emirates rider Fernando Gaviria has won stage 5 of the Tour of Guangxi.In the final sprint for the line, the Colombian beat Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott).Enric Mas (Deceuninck-QuickStep) was well protected by his teammates and finished safely in

Tour de France star Groenwegen sticking with Jumbo

Brussels (AFP) - Sprinter Dylan Groenewegen has extended his stay with up-and-coming Dutch cycling team Jumbo-Visma intil 2023, the rider said on Monday.The 26-year-old Groenewegen has won four stages in the Tour de France, and will be just one of a plethora of big-names on the ambitious outfit's roster in

Froome expects an open 2020 Tour de France after route revealed

SHOWS: PARIS, FRANCE (OCTOBER 15, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MULTIPLE TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER, CHRIS FROOME, SAYING:"I think it's a great race. It's probably one of the hardest parcours I've seen in the last five, six years, but that's fantastic. That's great for the race. It gives

2020 Tour de France is one for the climbers

Paris (AFP) - The 2020 Tour de France promises to be one for the climbers after organisers revealed a route on Tuesday which includes 29 high altitude ascents and five summit finishes including the individual time trial.The race, which starts a week earlier than usual on June 27 to accomodate

Cycling great Eddy Merckx hospitalized after bike crash

BRUSSELS (AP) -- A Belgian newspaper reported Monday that cycling great Eddy Merckx sustained head injuries in a crash while bike riding with friends.The Het Nieuwsblad newspaper said the 74-year-old Merckx crashed Sunday and was admitted to a hospital in Dendermonde.Merckx is regarded by many as the greatest cyclist ever.