Tour de Suisse Stage 8 Ends With Summit Finish

VERBIER, Switzerland, June 21, 2014 (AFP) - Colombia's Esteban Chaves staged a late attack to win atop the summit finish in Verbier in Saturday's eighth stage of the Tour of Switzerland, while Germany's Tony Martin increased his overall lead going into Sunday's concluding stage. Orica-GreenEdge rider Chaves finished three seconds ahead of Czech Roman Kreuziger and Dutchman Bauke Mollema … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 6 Heads For The Hills

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2014 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins retained the Tour of California overall lead on Friday as Colombia's Esteban Chaves won the sixth stage from Santa Clarita to Mountain High. Wiggins, who took the lead with a triumph in the second stage individual time trial on Monday, finished fifth in the toughest stage of the race and extended his overall … [Read more...]