Road cycling

FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, Jason Hackedorn looks into Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians baseball team, in Cleveland. With the distinct possibility of pro sports resuming in empty venues, a recent poll suggests a majority of U.S. fans wouldn't feel safe attending games anyway without a coronavirus vaccine.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 05, 2020 - 3:53 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Miami Dolphins say their stadium has committed to becoming the first to receive accreditation from a cleaning industry association for infectious disease prevention efforts. The Global Biorisk Advisory Council...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2013, file photo, runners start the 9th annual Pat's Run in Tempe, Ariz. Pat's Run annually draws 30,000 people to run in honor former NFL player and soldier Pat Tillman. The coronavirus pandemic forced organizers join several other races in shifting it to a virtual event. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
April 17, 2020 - 5:33 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The calendar reminder caught Joe Thomas off-guard. “Your flight from Philadelphia to Phoenix leaves in one hour,” it read. Thomas scheduled Wednesday's trip to continue his annual tradition of participating in Pat's Run, a fundraiser and celebration of Pat Tillman's life. The...
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In this image taken on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Italian professional cyclist Davide Martinelli, rides his bike after collecting medicine at a pharmacy to be delivered to residents in Rovato, near Brescia, Northern Italy. There are no fans lining the road. No teammates providing support. And no race to win. Professional cyclist Davide Martinelli has achieved a moral victory, though, by using his bike to help deliver medicine to elderly residents of his hometown in northern Italy during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 17, 2020 - 4:22 am
ROVATO, Italy (AP) — There are no fans lining the road. No teammates providing support. And there is no race to win. Professional cyclist Davide Martinelli has achieved a moral victory, though, by using his bike to help deliver medicine to elderly residents and others in need during the coronavirus...
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FILE - In this July 25 2019 file photo, the pack rides during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 208 kilometers (130 miles) with start in Embrun and finish in Valloire, France. This year's Tour de France will now start on Aug. 29 in Nice and finish on Sept. 20 in Paris and will be followed by cycling's other two major races. The Tour could not start as scheduled on June 27 because of restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/ Christophe Ena, File)
April 15, 2020 - 1:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — With the Tour de France pushed back to a late August start, race director Christian Prudhomme is hoping cycling's showcase event can help bring back a sense of normality to a nation reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers on Wednesday announced new dates of Aug. 29-Sept. 20...
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Gates stand locked outside the closed Manchester City Etihad Stadium, in Manchester, northern England, as the English Premier League soccer season has been suspended due to coronavirus, Thursday, April 9, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
April 14, 2020 - 4:39 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest football coach Dave Clawson joined athletic director John Currie, university president Nathan Hatch and the president’s cabinet members in taking a 10% pay cut to help the school address revenue...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on July 26, 2019 spectators along the road applaud the riders during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint Jean De Maurienne and Tignes. Swarms of fans clog the city streets, winding roads and soaring mountain passes of the Tour de France during cycling's three-week showpiece. But unlike almost every other major sporting event it has yet to be called off because of the coronavirus and the start date remains June 27. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
April 14, 2020 - 4:29 pm
PARIS (AP) — After weeks of holding out hope that the Tour de France would be able to go ahead as planned, the world’s most famous cycling race was finally added to the list of sporting events postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. The three-week race could still take place this year, however, with...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper rounds first base after his two-run home run during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
April 03, 2020 - 9:44 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The NCAA says hearings and oral arguments in infractions cases have been suspended through May 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The NCAA announced the move in a statement on its website Friday. It applies to cases...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 7, 2019 file photo, Belgium's Ludwig De Winter of the Wanty-Gobert team, right, leads the rest of his team up to the podium during the team presentations for the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Antwerp, Belgium. One of the five so-called “Monuments” _ the five most prestigious one-day races in cycling _ the “Ronde" has been scrapped from this season's calendar because of the outbreak of the coronavirus. All schools in the country have been shut down, only a handful of businesses remain open for essential needs while riding bikes in large groups has been forbidden. To keep the festive event alive, race organizers Flanders Classics will host a “lockdown edition" of the race on Sunday, April 5, 2020 with pro riders tackling the punishing Oude Kwaremont and Paterberg climbs from the comfort of their houses, on home trainers. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
April 03, 2020 - 6:52 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Race or no race, the 104th edition of the Tour of Flanders cobblestone cycling classic will have a winner this weekend. The Belgian race is one of the “Monuments” of cycling — the five most prestigious one-day events in the sport. But the “Ronde” has been scrapped from this season’s...
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A locked gate is seen by the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City was due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match Saturday March 14, 2020, after all English soccer games were cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. For most people, the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause more severe illness.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
April 01, 2020 - 8:57 pm
The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: A player for the Philadelphia Union has tested positive for coronavirus. It is Major League Soccer’s first player case of the virus that has caused the suspension of the season. The Union did not identify the...
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Chloe Dygert of the United States competes during the qualification race during the Cycling World Championship in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)
March 28, 2020 - 12:10 pm
The decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until next year because of the coronavirus pandemichas left American cyclists with an abundance of mixed feelings. Relief that a move had been finally made. Disappointment that a lifetime ambition will be delayed. Frustration that months and even years of...
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