Tour de France runner-up Christopher Froome won the Tour of Oman Saturday, holding off Alberto Contador and Cadel Evans to claim his first stage-race victory.
Tour de France runner-up Christopher Froome has taken the overall lead in the Tour of Oman, after finishing second in the fourth stage on Thursday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has given Italian cyclist Riccardo Ricco a hearing next month to appeal his 12-year ban for a doping offense.
Alberto Contador won the revived Milano-Torino road race on Wednesday, his second title since returning from a doping ban.
Spain's long-running Operation Puerto doping saga will finally reach the inside of a courtroom in January, nearly seven years after the case started.
Alberto Contador won his second Spanish Vuelta title on Sunday, capturing a fifth triumph at one of cycling's major races just over a month after his doping ban ended.
Alberto Contador kept the overall leader's red jersey and is closing in on his second Spanish Vuelta title after Denis Menchov won Saturday's punishing 20th stage.
Alberto Contador lost 17 seconds of his overall lead Friday with only one more day of real racing left in the Spanish Vuelta.
Overall leader Alberto Contador moved closer to winning the race for a second time, while Daniele Bennati won the 18th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday.
Joaquin Rodriguez is in prime position to win the Spanish Vuelta after holding off Alberto Contador on Monday during the most demanding leg of the race.
Joaquin Rodriguez withstood Alberto Contador's repeated attacks to successfully defend his overall lead in the Spanish Vuelta's 15th stage, won by Antonio Piedra of Caja Rural on Sunday.
Joaquin Rodriguez increased his lead in the Spanish Vuelta by outlasting Alberto Contador to win the 14th stage on Saturday.
Stephen Cummings won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, and Joaquin Rodriguez maintained his overall lead.
Joaquin Rodriguez surged past Alberto Contador on the final climb to win the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday and extend his overall lead to 13 seconds.
Belgian cyclist Philippe Gilbert won the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, just in front of Joaquin Rodriguez of Spain.
Alejandro Valverde overtook overall leader Joaquin Rodriguez and Alberto Contador on the final climb to win the eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.