South Africa's Daryl Impey wins Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — South Africa's Daryl Impey became the first man to post back-to-back wins in the Tour Down Under, the opening race of cycling's World Tour, when he edged Australia's Richie ...

Ewan disqualified after winning 5th stage of Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Australia's Caleb Ewan was disqualified after winning the dramatic fifth stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race Saturday as overall leader Patrick Bevin staggered to the fi...

Daryl Impey wins stage 4 of Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Daryl Impey of South Africa won the demanding fourth stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race Friday but New Zealand's Patrick Bevin came in second to reta...

Al-Attiyah wins 3rd Dakar Rally title; Price wins bike class

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Nasser Al-Attiyah won his third Dakar Rally crown while Toby Price won his second motorbike title in a race which featured one last twist on Thursday. Price came to...

Township in eastern Taiwan holds competition for most popular canola flower field

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taitung’s Chihshang Township (池上鄉) is holding a competition for the most popular field of canola flowers, which were planted as green manure after the second crop of...

Caleb Ewan wins Down Under Classic

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Australian star Caleb Ewan avoided a crash on the final lap to win the Down Under Classic on Sunday, the criterium prelude to the Tour Down Under which is the first race of ...

Barry Brown lifts Kansas State over No. 20 Iowa State 58-57

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 20 Iowa State appeared to have done just enough to survive on a snowy and sleepy Saturday in Ames. Barry Brown had other ideas. Brown hit a la...

Shen'ao Rail Bike in N. Taiwan begins soft opening on Jan 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Shen'ao Rail Bike, which runs along an abandoned train track on Taiwan’s north coast, will begin soft opening and charging fees on Jan. 18, after a trial operation en...

Introducing a lovely spot for recreation in central Taiwan: Dongfeng Bicycle Green Way

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dongfeng Bicycle Green Way (東豐自行車綠廊), a 12-km long bikeway which crosses Fengyuan, Shigang, and Dongshi districts of Taichung City, is the first bikeway built from an abandoned...

In shaming 90-year-old rider, anti-doping earns a black eye

With each pedal-stroke of his 80- and now 90-year-old legs, Carl Grove sought to show his fellow Americans that old age can be rich and rewarding. His bike is his soapbox. As time ca...

Seattle braces for highway closure, historic traffic squeeze

SEATTLE (AP) — A major thoroughfare for commuters along downtown Seattle's waterfront is set to shut down for good Friday, ushering in what officials say will be one of the most painful traffic period...

DeVos undergoes surgery after breaking bone in bike accident

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is recovering after undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone suffered in a cycling accident. A department spokeswoman says DeVos is resting at home ...

Austrian police arrest man over brutal attack on woman

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police have arrested a suspect in a brutal Dec. 30 attack on a woman that left her with life-threatening injuries. The Austrian man told officers he had been s...

Thomas, Froome target Tour de France in 2019

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky's final b...

California doctor accused of prescribing drugs in 5 deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Southern California doctor on charges of doling out illegal prescriptions they say were part of a pattern that led to five fatal overdoses and the death ...