Rohan Dennis of Australia bolted to the front within the final 300 yards to win the hot and hilly third stage and reduce Bradley Wiggins' race lead at the Tour of California on Tuesday.
Former Tour de France champion Cadel Evans seized the overall lead in the Tour Down Under by winning Thursday's third stage with a daring break on a corkscrew climb and descent.
The new president of cycling's world body says Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban for doping cold be reduced if he provides information which assists other doping investigations.
France's Thomas Voeckler broke his collarbone in a fall while training Tuesday and has withdrawn from the season-opening Tour Down Under.
Australian cyclist Michael Rogers says he never knowingly took the banned substance clenbuterol and his positive doping test may have resulted from contaminated food in China.
Cycling Australia says it will seek a maximum two-year ban for Michael Rogers if the 2004 Athens Olympic bronze medalist is found guilty of doping.
Olympic bronze medalist and three-time world time trial champion Michael Rogers of Australia has tested positive for clenbuterol after racing in China.
Australia's Rohan Dennis won the inaugural Tour of Alberta, finishing fifth in the fifth and final stage Sunday to edge American Brent Bookwalter by 18 seconds.
Michael Matthews of Australia won the fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, and Vincenzo Nibali of Italy kept the overall lead ahead of Christopher Horner of the U.S.
Australia's Lachlan Morton won the third stage of the Tour of Utah on Thursday to take a 22-second lead over Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet in the overall standings.
Australia's Michael Matthews won the second stage of the Tour of Utah on Wednesday to take the overall lead in the six-stage race.
Australian rider Stuart O'Grady has announced his retirement, one day after completing a record-tying 17th Tour de France.
Former Australian cyclist Matt White, who admitted to doping when his name came up in the Lance Armstrong scandal, says he received a six-month suspension.
Andre Agassi, speaking at the Australian Open on Friday, said he felt "anger" about Lance Armstrong's confession to using performance-enhancing drugs.
The government of South Australia state said Tuesday it will seek damages or compensation from Lance Armstrong after his reported confession to Oprah Winfrey that he doped during his career.
Tour de France winner Andy Schleck isn't expecting Lance Armstrong to make a full confession to using performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.