Roglic poised for win going into decisive stage

One big mountain stage is all that separates Primoz Roglic from a second consecutive victory at the Vuelta a España. For the second year in a row, it will come with a big assist from Durango’s Sepp...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sepp Kuss’ teamwork critical for Roglic’s lead at Spanish Vuelta

A weekend in the mountains, a rest day and a big individual time trial Tuesday saw dynamic racing and a few lead changes. Going into the final five Team Jumbo-Visma leader and defending champion...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘We’re losing pieces’: Giro d’Italia cycling race weakened by coronavirus

ROME – The Giro d’Italia was thrown into chaos Tuesday when two full teams, another overall contender and one more elite rider withdrew from the cycling race following a series of positive tests...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Christopher Blevins masters world championships course for U23 silver

Christopher Blevins introduced himself to the under-23 category with a silver medal at the 2018 world championships. He exited in 2020 as the most decorated U23 cross-country mountain biker in U.S....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Amos battles for medal; Holcomb gives maximum at mountain bike world championships

Riley Amos and Ruth Holcomb both tasted first place Thursday at the International Cycling Union Mountain Bike World Championships. Medals would allude the two junior cyclists from Durango, though....

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Démare claims 2nd win in Giro d’Italia; Almeida stays in pink

MATERA, Italy – Arnaud Démare claimed his second stage win in the Giro d’Italia by winning the sixth leg in another mass sprint on Thursday. João Almeida held onto the pink jersey despite a...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Amos, Blevins lead American relay team at mountain bike world championships

Christopher Blevins and Riley Amos had the Americans sitting in first place after their laps Wednesday. On a tough day in the cold Austrian mud, it wasn’t enough for a medal, as the U.S. team...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Alabama teen brings mountain bike series to race-starved Durango

Durango’s mountain bikers were stuck home for much of the summer. No races on the schedule, only socially-distanced training rides with sparse friends and family during the COVID-19 pandemic. In...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango’s Christopher Blevins among Americans in return to World Cup mountain biking

Christopher Blevins was back in form Thursday in the Czech Republic. After a summer away from racing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Cycling Union resumed the World Cup mountain...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trek indefinitely suspends Durango cyclist Quinn Simmons after Twitter post

A tweet posted by professional road cyclist Quinn Simmons of Durango led to his suspension by his team, Trek-Segafredo. Simmons took to Twitter in the wake of the first U.S. Presidential debate and...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tour de France doping probe remains open

LE PECQ, France (AP) — Two people questioned in a Tour de France doping probe around the team of former runner-up Nairo Quintana have been released without charge, a French prosecutor said...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vive le Tour! With young winner, thrilling race defies virus

PARIS — In a first, the Tour de France winner wore a face mask on the podium Sunday, bright yellow to match the color of the iconic jersey so snug on his young shoulders. But at least there was a...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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